Image of the Moment: “New ideas need old buildings.” -Jane Jacobs
Location: Parkdale Date of photo: March 22, 2014 Photographer: Kristina Corre Home to a tattoo parlour/art gallery, a pottery studio, a craft beer...By Spacing
Image of the Past: Dalhousie Street 1882
Image: Railroad House and St. Lawrence Hotel Location: Dalhousie Street, Ottawa Date of image: April 1882 Source: William James Topley, Topley...By Spacing
Heated sidewalks: The answer to Ottawa’s snowy urban landscape?
Ottawa has been hard hit by some extreme winter weather this year. The displaced snow has been piling up on curbs and front yards, and the issue of what...By Spacing
Image of the Moment: A theatrical corner in Ottawa
Location: The Great Canadian Theatre Company, corner of Holland Ave and Wellington St W Date of photo: January 25, 2014 Photographer: Dwight WilliamsBy Dwight Williams
Image of the Moment: The Houses of Little Italy
Location: Little Italy, Ottawa Date of photo: January 21, 2014 Photographer: Kristen GagnonBy Spacing
A pocket park for Ottawa?
With the growing urban design trend of pocket parks, where miniature leftover city spaces are adapted to become little urban oases, a city so plentiful in...By Kristen Gagnon
Carleton’s Urbanism students show how design studios are connecting with the community
As the current issue of Spacing magazine, featuring a cover story on urbanism in education, spends its final days on newsstands, Spacing Ottawa takes a...By Kristen Gagnon
Image of the Past: Sparks Street, circa the 1930s
Seen here is a view looking West down Sparks Street from what is now the location of the National Arts Centre. The photo shows a clear picture of Elgin...By Spacing
Images of the Moment: Progress at Rideau Station
Today, we present a small selection of photos documenting the progress of preparing Rideau Station to host OC Transpo’s expanding light rail service...By Dwight Williams
Image of the Moment: A cold night to be pushing a cart
Location: Walkley Road, Ottawa South Date of photo: November 27, 2013 Event: First major snow fall of the year Photographer: Kristen GagnonBy Kristen Gagnon
‘The Human Scale’: We’re all human, so why aren’t we building cities for people?
November 14th marked the second event in the 2013-2014 Urban Forum calendar, with a public screening of the documentary, The Human Scale. The Ottawa...By Kristen Gagnon
‘Arts Court’ back in session
Yesterday, while Toronto City Hall was going wild trying to convince its mayor to take a leave of absence, following his admission to smoking crack...By Kristen Gagnon