Wall Street, the Unlikely Neighborhood

After seeing the movie Wall Street many years ago, I firmly associated that name with large avenues covered by a never-ending human tide, thousands of pedestrians clogging each intersection, a desperate struggle for space, success, a crazy lifestyle involving more work than sleep and play together, the quest for profitability turned cash cow, and and a lust for inside fame.…

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Éléphant Blanc

Built in ’76 for the Olympic Games, the huge stadium sits in Montréal’s early and very flat east side like an escapee from Close Encounters of the Third Kind, its inclined tower the tallest in the world but its deficit even taller. Local teams have long deserted and the magnificent structure remains unclaimed, and unwanted.…

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