My personal belief captured in a quote from this Yahoo article: ”He said a downtown school and more affordable housing will be keys to keeping families in the urban core. A city benefits when there’s a diverse mix of people downtown,” said Calvert. ”Attracting families, not just young professionals or empty-nesters, creates a sense of community.” Chinatown in downtown Calgary will ideally be able to blend families, singles and seniors, the Calgary Chinatown Development Foundation CCDF will work to capture this in new guidelines for the ARP document. It’s about a variety of housing units and life styles at the heart of high-rise urban Chinatown.
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