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VIDEO: Respecting neighbourhood character: a lesson from the Ghent Development

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Respecting neighbourhood character:  a lesson from the Ghent Development
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Respecting neighbourhood character: a lesson from the Ghent Development
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The townhouse development on Ghent Street is why we need to improve intensification planning in Burlington. Dave Meyers from Deyncourt describes how it is "overpowering" to the existing older neighbourhood.

Written by Marianne Meed Ward

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