WATCH: Amazing archival videos of Toronto Pride 1988-1995

Between 1988 and 1995 (save for 1991 when he did not have a camera) Toronto editor and filmmaker James Leahy documented Toronto Pride... Read More

Book Review: Atlas of Cities

Editor: Paul Knox (Princeton University Press, 2014) With cities at the centre of all major global phenomena—from climate change to... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks: The New Downtown Library

Author: Shannon Mattern (University of Minnesota Press, 2007) “The legitimacy of the library is in question”   — Rem Koolhaas during... Read More

WWW: Unexpected urban gems

The Strip: the unexpected, all-American city? Examining how Las Vegas can be defined as a model for modern urban development... Read More

WWW: Street hawking economies are seeing changes

Increasing the hygienic standards for street food in rapidly developing urban centers In an effort to reduce food-borne illnesses that... Read More

Book Review – Medieval Cities: Their Origins and The Revival of Trade

Author: Henri Pirenne (Princeton University Press, 2014) The late fantasy novelist Terry Pratchett once stated: “If you do not know... Read More

WWW: Standing ground or biting the hand that feeds you?

Barcelona’s war on tourism How Barcelona is reclaiming the city for residents, not tourists in order to reinvigorate the central city... Read More