Gardiner East: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Megacity

 On Thursday, June 11, Toronto City Council voted to maintain the Gardiner Expressway between Jarvis Street and the Don Valley... Read More

Image of the Moment: Westboro’s Complete Street

Image: Ottawa’s first ‘complete street’ Location: Churchill Avenue, Westboro, Ottawa, Canada Date of photo: June 13... Read More

LORINC: We were promised Tory The Consensus Builder

I know that many politicians are ardent devotees of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s lovely old putdown, “consistency is the hobgoblin of little... Read More

A dizzy history of revolving restaurants in Toronto

Nothing epitomizes space age urbanism quite like the revolving restaurant. Imagine sitting at the top of a modern skyscraper, the... Read More

Accidental Parkland: Toronto Ravine & waterfront documentary + 100in1day mapping event

Hot drone action! White water torrents! Underground rivers! An urban region of six million people and more coming! We need your help... Read More

Contributing to the Post-referendum discussion on Price Tags

The results of the referendum should be out sometime in June – likely when I will be out of town from June 22 to July 14.  Normally, I... Read More

A proud history of sidewalk superintendents in Toronto

Between 1931 and 1939, the construction at Rockefeller Center in New York City was a magnet for curious onlookers. America was mired... Read More

Building the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension

The Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) is advancing towards completion in the Northwest end of the city. The project is now... Read More

First Canadian Place: 40 years on top in Toronto

First Canadian Place has been the tallest skyscraper in Canada for four decades now. At 298.1 metres from sidewalk to rooftop, the... Read More

Use Modular Design To Foster Flexible and Incremental City Building

At Slow Streets we embrace a philosophy of quicker, lighter and cost effective infrastructure. We believe that this approach can yield... Read More