Nov 21, 2011
The City of Mississauga's 30th Annual Urban Design Awards will be presented in the Council
Chamber at the City's Civic Centre on November 22, 2011. The Mayor, Members of Council
and staff from the City's Planning and Building Department will attend to congratulate those
selected for excellence in urban design. The awards program is the longest running
municipal urban design competition in Ontario.
What: 30th Annual Mississauga Urban Design Awards
When: 7 p.m., November 22, 2011
Where: Council Chamber, Mississauga Civic Centre, 300 City Centre
of York Blvd. and Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.
Cityzen Development Group will also be on hand for a special presentation on the design and
construction of the iconic Absolute tower, widely known as the "Marilyn" building.
Located at Burnhamthorpe Road East and Hurontario Street, the structure, known for its
curvaceous design, is the result of an international design competition held in 2006.
architect Yansong Ma, designer of the 'Marilyn' building, will be in attendance for the awards
ceremony and the reception to follow.
For more information about the event, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.mississauga.ca/portal/residents/urbandesignawards.
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000
businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional
head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of
Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for
Tomorrow" by focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering
value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.
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Public Affairs Specialist, City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 3940