Preserving Chinatown

This article was originally published for Spacing’s Summer 2015 Issue available at Chapters. After decades of City neglect and... Read More

How the Eaton Centre nearly wrecked Old City Hall

Ever since Toronto city council moved over the street in 1965, Toronto hasn’t quite known what to do with Old City Hall. The... Read More

EVENT – A Conversation with Brian Jackson about Heritage in Vancouver, Oct 15

When: Thursday, October 15, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30pm Where: Committee Room 1, 3rd Floor, Vancouver City Hall, 453 West 12th Avenue Tickets... Read More

Small is Beautiful: Dartmouth’s Findlay Centre and the new Master Plan

Dartmouth – With summer at an end, public consultation for Halifax’s new Community Facilities Master Plan (CFMP) is underway... Read More

Why we need youth-created art in public spaces

At the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal on Queen’s Quay West, a colourful, 80-foot mosaic stretches the length of the pedestrian walkway... Read More

Intersection Repair: Pender St. & Abbott St.

According to ICBC data between 2009 and 2013, almost 4,000 people across Vancouver were struck by vehicles while walking or cycling... Read More

Investing in Cycling in Scarborough

This post by Marvin Macaraig, Ph.D., is part of Spacing’s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think & Do Tank at the University... Read More

Inclusive Cities: A Tale of Two Revitalization Projects

For cities to be healthy and happy, researchers have increasingly emphasized the importance of implementing inclusive cities –... Read More

BACK TO SCHOOL: Why I use the city as a classroom

By Laurie Townshend At this time of year, the signs abound. Colourful backpack displays have replaced the Slip-N-Slide demo at... Read More

This Tiny Abandoned Church Perfectly Captures Villeray’s Changing Past

The neighbourhood of Villeray is characterized by a “time-capsule” hodgepodge of 1950s signage, multicultural supermarkets, boarded-up... Read More