Campaign to name new school after Jean Earle Geeson: teacher, artist, journalist and early champion of Fort York

Last year Spacing published an audit report that found 292 Toronto parks were named after men, with just 82 after women. Coupled with... Read More

Release: Full-Tea and History of early Farmers in BC at London Heritage Farm

With Canada celebrating its 150th birthday this year, heritage sites are an resourceful way to discover and revive the history of... Read More

Book Review – The Last Gang in Town

Author: Aaron Chapman (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016) Those who love and study Vancouver know how quickly it transforms through... Read More

Year-In-Review Panel Pinpoints Milestones of 2016

The Vancouver City Planning Commission convened their second annual Year-In-Review forum on January 30, 2017 to consider milestones in... Read More

Book Review: The Death and Life of the Single Family House

Author: Nathaniel Lauster (Temple University Press, 2016) In The Death and Life of the Single Family House: Lessons from Vancouver on... Read More

Video: Can You Speak British Columbian?

Chinook Wawa is intimately linked with the history of British Columbia. From its roots in the Nootka Jargon catalyzed by the voyage of... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 008, Booming!

In this episode, we talk about the changing face of the city, about what we preserve, and what gets left behind. We talk to Kaitlin... Read More

Book Review: Where Are the Women Architects?

Author: Despina Stratigakos (Princeton University Press, 2016) The title says it all. In this poignant, frank, and succinct volume... Read More

The demise of the first “air rights” project in Toronto

When Toronto’s first subway line opened in 1954, much of track north of Bloor Street was located in a shallow, open trench. The... Read More

Book Review—Local Code: 3659 Proposals About Data, Design, and the Nature of Cities

Author: Nicholas de Monchaux (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Sometimes, you don’t know where you are going until you get there... Read More