Exploring “downtown” Centreville in the winter: A ghost town in more ways than one

At the peak of it’s population in the 1950s, homes, cottages, and mansions lined the entirety of Toronto Island from... Read More

BURALE: We need to reframe how we talk about our city

Toronto Life this month is running a cover profile about the inner suburbs. The article sought to expose the divisions within our... Read More

EVENTS – Restoring Community: Documentary and Discussion of Sustainability, Heritage and Community

WHEN: Wednesday, February 4, 6:30 – 8 pm WHERE: Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street ADMISSION: Tickets $12/ $8 with valid student ID... Read More

Home Redevelopment 101: A guide to residential re-development in Ottawa

Abandoned Barber Shop, Hintonburg, Ottawa, Charles Crosbie Every Ottawa neighbourhood is constantly changing. Some changes are highly... Read More

The horror of the Rupert Hotel fire still lingers

The fire had been burning out of control at the Rupert Hotel for 17 minutes before someone called 911. As flames and acrid smoke... Read More

Image of the Moment: Ottawa’s biodome’s first winter

Image: Ottawa’s first biodome’s first winter Location: Brewer Park, Ottawa, Canada Date of photo: December 16, 2014... Read More

Cartographically Speaking – Criminal Topography: Residential Break and Enter, 2007

Authors: Erick Villagomez & Eric Stockand  Cities are well known as engines of innovation, creativity and wealth. However, they... Read More

RELEASE: Bye Bye Chinatown: A Call to Action (Dec 12th deadline)

“Approving 105 Keefer would be like selling a little piece of Chinatown”  – member of HREN If Chinatown means something to you... Read More

Storymobile is telling Canada’s Main Street stories from Mimico to the Maritimes

If you’ve travelled through Mimico – a waterfront neighbourhood in Toronto’s west end – during the last few months... Read More

City of Vancouver Urban Design Studio: R.I.P 2004 – 2014

It is with great sadness that Spacing Vancouver must report the unofficial “death” of the City of Vancouver’s highly... Read More