Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Vote for Great places in Canada - 3 are in NL - Annual Contest sponored by Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP)

The 2012 contest called Great Places in Canada is underway until February 29, 2012.
http://www.cip-icu.ca/greatplaces/en/places.asp

This annual contest "is sponsored by the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), the national body which represents professional planners."

You can vote for your favourite place in each of 3 categories:  
      Public Spaces,  Neighbourhoods, and  Streets

The following links have great pictures & info re each place that was nominated in Newfoundland.

http://www.cip-icu.ca/greatplaces/en/places.asp?sort=&type=&prov=Newfoundland%20and%20Labrador

The MUN Botanical Garden in St. John's, Newfoundland in the Public Spaces category.
http://www.cip-icu.ca/greatplaces/en/place.asp?id=6058

St. John's Ecclesiastical District of  St. John's in the Neighbourhood category.
http://www.cip-icu.ca/greatplaces/en/place.asp?id=6032

High Street in Grand Falls Windsor in the Street category.
http://www.cip-icu.ca/greatplaces/en/place.asp?id=5947 

You can view pictures of the 1st, 2nd & 3rd winners of the 2011 contest at this website.
http://www.cip-icu.ca/greatplaces/en/2011_Winners/index.html

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