Edmonton’s Lost Chinese Market Gardens

If you visit the City of Edmonton Archives, a search for “market gardens” in the Henderson’s City Directory for 1932, turns up several... Read More

Paved with good intentions

Changing Lanes: Visions and Histories of Urban Freeways Authors: Joseph F.C. DiMento and Cliff Ellis, (The MIT Press) To urbanist... Read More

Placemaking beyond the River Valley: Part I

Like every other Edmontonian, I love the river valley. Without doubt, it’s the main physical feature that defines our city. This... Read More

This is Edmonton: Chinatown South

My earliest recollections of Edmonton centered around McCauley/Chinatown North, Downtown, West Edmonton Mall, and Boyle/Chinatown... Read More

Livability Demands Acceptance

Howard Blackson, Urban Designer and Principal of Placemakers, once said that community character is like pornography: hard to define... Read More

Celebrating Blatchford

Did you know that Blatchford field was the world’s busiest airport during World War II? Or that it was Canada’s first... Read More

Bridging Communities for 100 Years

Editor’s note: This piece is a continuation of the article found in the Fall 2013 national issue of Spacing. We urge you to buy... Read More