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Exhibition Centers: Exhibition Place

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Published May 23rd 2010
ISBN : 9781156697887
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46 pages
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Chapters: Exhibition Place. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 44. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt:MoreChapters: Exhibition Place. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 44. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Exhibition Place is a mixed-use property on the Toronto shore of Lake Ontario, a few kilometres west of the central business district. The 197acre area features expo, trade, and banquet centres, theatre and music buildings, parkland, sports facilities, and a number of civic, provincial, and national historic sites. From mid-August through Labour Day each year, the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), from which name Exhibition Place is derived, is held on the grounds. During the CNE, Exhibition Place encompasses 260 acres (1.1 km), expanding to include nearby parks and parking lots. The CNE features games and a midway, among a host of attractions. The fair is one of the largest and most successful of its kind in North America, and an important part of the culture of Toronto, the province, and the nation itself. The grounds have seen a mix of protection for heritage buildings along with new development. Exhibition Place is a large area west of downtown Torontos city core. The complex has a variety of buildings, open spaces and monuments. It hosts a wide array of activities year-round, but is best known for an annual summer fair, the Canadian National Exhibition. The site also has a long history of stadiums for major league baseball and football teams. The newest sports facility to be built is the soccer-specific stadium, BMO Field. The site is home to Direct Energy Centre (formerly the National Trade Centre), Canadas largest trade centre, and Ricoh Coliseum, home to the American Hockey Leagues Toronto Marlies. The site plays host to various international events such as the Honda Indy Toronto, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, and many corporate and public trade shows. The eastern en...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=56521