Ci·vi·tas was a Roman term to convey citizenship, but also as imparting shared responsibility, common purpose, and sense of community
The Distillery District is a historic and entertainment area located east of downtown Toronto. The district features more than 40 heritage buildings and 10 streets. It is considered the largest collection of Victorian-era industrial architecture in North America.
The Gooderham and Worts Distillery was founded in 1832, and by the late 1860s was the largest distillery in the world.
For Greek philosopher Aristotle, life in the city is necessary for anyone who wishes to be completely human. He taught that although founders of cities created them for the sake of living more comfortable lives, cities are unique in making it possible for people to live well.
A view of Toronto, Canada’s largest city
Culture is a key aspect of city life. Charlotta Mellander, research director at the Prosperity Institute of Scandinavia in Sweden, described culture as an indicator of the openness and tolerance of a place. “It tells us something about the city’s character and who lives there.”