Event: HVS Shaping Vancouver 2017 Conversation #2, May 11th

Shaping Vancouver 2017: Undefined Heritage – Diversity, Inclusivity and Understanding WHEN: May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm... Read More

The Beginning of the Vancouver Special Revolution

It’s important to keep pre-existing buildings until they have outlived their usefulness. This makes sense economically... Read More

Metro Vancouver Speaks: A New Podcast Lets Residents Tell Their Stories

Looking for a new podcast in your life? How about one with a local flavour? In “The Strait and Narrows” – an exciting new six-episode... Read More

Events: London Heritage Farm Plant Sale, May 13/14

London Heritage Farm is having its 11th Annual Plant Sale this May 13 & 14, 10am-4pm. Experience the breathtaking nature of... Read More

Yonge Street Mall: The fun and failure of pedestrianizing Toronto’s iconic strip during the 1970s

On June 3, 1971, there was a party on downtown Yonge Street. Around 8pm, following the news that Ontario Premier Bill Davis had... Read More

Sex on Yonge: Examining the decade when Yonge Street was the city’s sin strip

“I take a walk down Yonge Street, where good times are bought and sold.” When folk music great Ian Tyson penned those lines in 1970... Read More

Book Review: City Builder – The Architecture of James KM Cheng

Edited by Trevor Boddy, The Images Publishing Group (2017)  One cannot understand the architecture and urban design produced by JKMCA... Read More

The lost streets of South Parkdale

No Toronto neighbourhood paid for the Gardiner Expressway quite like Parkdale. Before construction of the lakefront highway in 1958... Read More

EVENT: Shaping Vancouver 2017, Conversation #1, March 23rd

Shaping Vancouver 2017:ReShaping Conversations on Heritage Conversation #1: The Future of Heritage in Vancouver- What the New Thematic... Read More

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