PODCAST: Spacing Radio 004, Hollywood North

In the wake of the Toronto International Film Festival, we take a look at the film and television industry’s impact on the city... Read More

Heritage conservation districts are long overdue

This is a guest post by Mary L. MacDonald (Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, City Planning) in response to... Read More

EVENT: Vancouver Historical Society talk at MOV, Sept. 22

This Thursday September 22 at 7:30pm, author/artist Michael Kluckner presents an illustrated talk titled Selling Bread to Housewives... Read More

The space age Parkway Plaza, Toronto’s first heritage supermarket

It was only a shopping mall, but when the Parkway Plaza opened at Ellesmere Road and Victoria Park Avenue in 1958, it signalled the... Read More

Selling Bread to Housewives in the 1920s

On a sunny day in East Vancouver in 2011, the new owners of a 1922 building were renovating the ground floor into what is today the... Read More

Event: History Talk at West Vancouver Memorial Library, Sept. 14th

Local author Eve Lazarus presents an illustrated talk based on her #1 BC bestseller Sensational Vancouver at the West Vancouver... Read More

Book Review: Toronto Then and Now

Toronto Then and Now is an elegant, large-format coffee table book that highlights the past and present of some of Toronto’s... Read More

Portrait Sonore Vancouver Launched!

Portrait Sonore is a not-for-profit Montreal-based atelier of architects, artists, and musicians who have for the past decade been... Read More

Book Review – Michael Graves: Images of a Grand Tour

Author: Brian Ambroziak (Princeton Architectural Press, 2005) Between sitting alongside Peter Eisenman, Charles Gwathmey, John Hejduk... Read More

The life and death of Peter Dickinson and The Inn on the Park

Peter Dickinson was dying when he designed the Inn on the Park. From a bed in Mount Sinai hospital, his body weakened from cancer... Read More