Kirkkonummi, Finland; Montreal, Quebec; Alexandria, Virginia; Washington, DC.
Chinatown in DC isn’t more than a few blocks long. There’s probably fewer than ten Chinese restaurants there.
The area has a lot of embassies. Walking north up Connecticut Avenue NW, there’s a bridge spanning a ravine.
Thanksgiving Day @VicCollege_UofT with some graduate students of History and Philosophy for Science and Technology in the office, late afternoon. Front door to building was locked. Scooped nephew up to bike downtown for jazz and turkey dinner. (Victoria College, University of Toronto, Charles Street, Toronto, Ontario 20181008
Plenary @binjiangxp on "Alexander's Wholeness as the Scientific Foundation of Urban Design and Planning". (Portland Urban Architecture Research Lab International Conference, NW Couch Street, Portland, Oregon) 20181026
Circular turnout is Outer Harbour Recreational Node, surmised from sign outlining waterfront fish from Lake Ontario safe to eat. Officially opened in 2015, I hadn't noticed it before. Also discovered pave bicycle path through the bushes eastbound to Tommy Thompson Park. (Outer Harbour Recreational Node, Unwin Avenue, Toronto, Ontario) 20180827
Sax solo @LesterMcLean @TorontoJazzFest @Occhipintimusic @louis_simao @themarkmclean in mid-afternoon gig with Bloor Street closed for pedestrians. Crowd-pleasing set, later walked out with wireless mic to move barricades and allow audience closer to dance. Biking cross town encountered Pride Toronto parade, many blocks through crowds, dismounted. (Toronto Jazz Festival, TD Side Stage, Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario) 20190623
Wolfgang Stark reviewing prior 2017 meeting after Purplsoc Krems meeting, on expanding the scope of pattern language. That meeting had participants crossing 25 domains. (Portland Urban Architecture Research Lab international conference, NW Couch Street, Portland, Oregon) 20181026