marketplace city http://localhost/taxonomy/term/335/all en The Marketplace City http://localhost/2008/01/23/the-marketplace-city <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden prose"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Christmas break brought me back to Montreal visiting family, and family took me out to the post-holiday sales in the constellation of big-box stores along Montreal's southern beltway, highway 30. Having all but grown up in the area, I've been witness to the transformations that the commercial space along the highway has experienced. There are some hard lessons to learn from the silly congestion of Christmas shopping and the impact of random growth in the context of the severely zoned outer suburbs.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 23 Jan 2008 05:56:05 +0000 Mathieu Helie 88 at http://localhost