Black History Month: Eartha Kitt’s forgotten visits to Toronto

If there is one thing I have missed more than anything else during the pandemic, it is nightlife. In 2020, at least 22 music venues... Read More

Joan Didion was an urbanist

After a month of reading the essays of Joan Didion—the American author whose literary reputation seemed to ascend to new heights when... Read More

From Sunlight Park to East Harbour (Part 1 of 2)

In July, 2021, the developer Cadillac Fairview introduced a revised plan for the transformation of the former Unilever soap... Read More

SPACING’S NEW BOOK: Souvenirs of Toronto Sports

Spacing is happy to announce the release of our tenth book, Souvenirs of Toronto Sports: Stories Inspired by the City’s Athletic... Read More

Growing up in Eb Zeidler’s Toronto

For the record, I did not attend the infamous Teenage Head concert in June 1980, which turned into a melee, which became an excuse to... Read More

The fading of the garment district factories: McGregor Socks, Spadina Avenue, 2003

In 2003 I began a two part documentary photography project featuring the McGregor Socks knitting mill on Spadina Avenue, and the Korex... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 062, The PATH ahead for Toronto’s underground

With many people still working from home, the future of Toronto’s PATH system — the underground mall serving the financial... Read More

Tall Vancouver Tales Part I – How Vancouver Grew Up, with Donald Luxton

This past week, the Museum of Vancouver and the RAIC BC/Yukon put on its first talk in the new Architecture & the City Series... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 057, Trinity Bellwoods encampment evictions

In the aftermath of the Trinity Bellwoods Park encampment evictions, which saw a massive police presence, private security, and... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 054, Packaged Toronto

To celebrate Spacing‘s latest book, Packaged Toronto: a collection of the city’s historic design, we go deep into the... Read More