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Ismaili Centre and Museum In Toronto: Details are out - 2008-10-06

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Tuesday, 2008, October 7
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Development agencies for the Aga Khan recently announced details, which will include a pair of buildings on a 17-acre suburban site: a religious and community center by Correa and a new Islamic art museum by Maki.


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