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Media Coverage

January 27, 2017
The Architects Journal

Revealed: Shortlisted Designs for UK Holocaust Memorial

The designs by the 10 shortlisted teams in the contest to design a £40 million national Holocaust memorial next to the Palace of Westminster have gone on public display. 

Lord Cultural Resources is excited to be involved with not one, but two shortlisted teams for the design of the UK Holocaust memorial. Congratulations to Zaha Hadid Architects and Studio Daniel Libeskind!

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December 30, 2016
The Globe and Mail

Let’s bring Canada’s Charter back to where it belongs – in Winnipeg

Something has gone missing at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg: the Proclamation of the Constitution Act, 1982. Gail Lord, the Toronto-based consultant who was a key figure in the creation and planning of the CMHR, has a great idea.

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November 25, 2016
CTV Toronto

Old City Hall

Unlike many great cities, Toronto doesn't have a "city museum". Maybe that's about to change. Our own Sean Stanwick (Director, Facility Planning) is involved in the discussion.

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November 21, 2016
Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art

Making Space, Changing Space - Black People and New Museums by Ngaire Blankenberg

When it comes to representing and collecting images and stories of black people, most museums have a long way to go. But while the collection and the exhibitions are important ways to demonstrate the presence of black people in art, history, and science, is this enough? Black people and people of color are under-represented as visitors to museums.

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November 4, 2016
CBC News

No 'view tax' needed to pay for Rail Deck Park, Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat says

Gail Dexter Lord, co-president of Lord Cultural Resources, agrees the capital costs are taken care of by Section 37 and other tools, but she says people who live close to parks benefit, so they should help pay for it.

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November 1, 2016
Toronto Metro

Is it time to charge for views in the 6ix?: Toronto expert pitches plan to charge for scenic vistas 
Gail Dexter Lord says the City of Toronto should be capitalizing on the views created by public spaces and cultural institutions.

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October 31, 2016
Business Wire

Four Freedoms Park Conservancy Announces Leadership Transition and Strategic Direction Through 2020

Ambassador William J. vanden Heuvel, founder of Four Freedoms Park Conservancy, announced today the completion of a three-year strategic plan for the organization. Funded by Alphawood Foundation Chicago, the plan, designed with consultants Lord Cultural Resources, sets the stage for Four Freedoms Park.

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October 5, 2016
The New York Times

A Museum About Rights, and a Legacy of Uncomfortable Canadian Truths

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg has become a symbol of the contradictions between the nation’s modern multicultural identity and what critics say is an unreconciled legacy of human rights violations against indigenous peoples that continue to this day.

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June 16, 2016
Luxury Retreats magazine

Style and Substance: Museum Maestro, Gail Dexter Lord

Gail Lord talks about travel, life on the road and why culture is central to our humanity.

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April 18, 2016
The Irish Times

The Future of Museums: ‘Soft Power’ and the Hard Sell

Aidan Dunn explores how the MuseumNext conference in Dublin, Ireland addresses the idea of museums as agents of soft power.

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