Image of the Past: The Rideau River from Billings Bridge, early 1900s

Image: Rideau River, from Billings Bridge, Ottawa, Ont. Location: Billings Bridge, Ottawa, Canada Date of photo:  1900-1910... Read More

City of Vancouver Homeless Count 2015

It is once again that time of year when the City of Vancouver conducts their Annual Homeless Count in Metro Vancouver. As an ongoing... Read More

Neighbourhood Walk: Walkin’ Down Main

Today we bring you the fourth in a series of neighbourhood photo essays by Spacing Ottawa contributor Christopher Ryan, as we take a... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Vancouver Neighbourhood Puzzle Named!

Named Vancouver Neighbourhood Puzzle. Click here for a larger version It was great surprise to see the wonderful response to the... Read More

Book Review – Foundations of Real Estate Development Financing

Author: Arthur C. Nelson (Island Press, 2014) Working and living in a city that is currently in a large development swing after the... Read More

Reflections on Planning Grandview-Woodland

Although I live near Norquay Park, I have a strong connection to Grandview-Woodland. Ever since I moved to the east side in 2004, both... Read More

What does a Starbucks in Jean Talon Market Say About our Urban Landscape?

An online petition to counter the opening of a Starbucks at Marché Jean-Talon has accumulated more than 4000 signatures in less than... Read More

A New Plan Particulier for the East Plateau

The mostly residential eastern Plateau (the area between Papineau and Hogan streets) is characterised by an abundance of plex housing... Read More

Redefining Granville Island?

I feel a bit ignorant for being oblivious of the changes that have been happening on Granville Island over the past year. I... Read More

The transformer next door

The lights are on but there’s no-one home at 640 Millwood Rd. The two-storey suburban home near Bayview and Eglinton doesn’t exactly... Read More