The space age Parkway Plaza, Toronto’s first heritage supermarket

It was only a shopping mall, but when the Parkway Plaza opened at Ellesmere Road and Victoria Park Avenue in 1958, it signalled the... Read More

Common Cents: The Impact of Income on Cycling

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

The life and death of Peter Dickinson and The Inn on the Park

Peter Dickinson was dying when he designed the Inn on the Park. From a bed in Mount Sinai hospital, his body weakened from cancer... Read More

Cruisers and Voyageurs: Parc Brébeuf

History is palpable in the National Capital Region, and in Parc Brebeuf, beneath the official narrative, is a story you won’t... Read More

Dodging the Centre Plan on Linden Lea?

DARTMOUTH – A contentious development proposal is going before Regional Council on Tuesday. Milestone Properties wants to demolish an... Read More

Toronto’s Summerville pool is a slice of the Mediterranean

It’s easy to overlook the Donald D. Summerville Olympic Pools. Despite its sturdy presence on Lake Shore Boulevard East, the... Read More

RELEASE: City appoints Gil Kelley as the General Manager of Planning, Urban Design & Sustainability

City of Vancouver News Release: “Gil’s extensive experience in cities like San Francisco and Portland is highly valuable at a... Read More

The Toronto Park Pavilion needs your love

It’s hard not to love the Park Pavilion. Designed in 1958 by British-born architect Alan Crossley and consulting engineer... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: An Interview with Public Studio

Public Studio is the Toronto-based collective art practice of filmmaker and artist Elle Flanders and architect and artist Tamira... Read More

Street Names: Proposing an Intrepid Commemoration

There are many streets scattered across the city of Ottawa with names one can argue as being “generic” or “boring”. Setting aside the... Read More