Campaign to name new school after Jean Earle Geeson: teacher, artist, journalist and early champion of Fort York

Last year Spacing published an audit report that found 292 Toronto parks were named after men, with just 82 after women. Coupled with... Read More

Book Review – People Cities: The Life and Legacy of Jan Gehl

Written by Annie Matan & Peter Newman, (Island Press, 2016) Over the last 50 years, Jan Gehl has changed the way we think about... Read More

WWW: Rethinking affordable housing

Floating shipping containers as affordable housing A Copenhagen design firm has created new affordable housing units out of... Read More

WWW: Improving the viability of bike sharing infrastructure

The high cost of bike shares vs. public transit How can we readjust the pricing of bike shares to be more accessible and economical... Read More

WWW: How global cities are adopting new technologies to improve their livability

From highline to lowline: New York City approves the world’s first underground park Faced with the success of the Manhattan Highline... Read More

WWW: Transportation strategies to accommodate new technology

Sao Paulo’s innovative plan for regulating Uber Regulating alternative transportation services such as Uber has proved to be a... Read More

WWW: Making art functional in cities around the world

Alleys to Art A neighborhood in Philadelphia has transformed a formerly derelict alleyway into a work of art by installing a glowing... Read More

How To Pronounce Muttart

Like every place, I suppose, Edmonton has its share of mysteries. Consider the tunnel under Jasper Avenue, the garage castle and the... Read More

WWW: Rethinking urban space

Designing urban spaces for women How Vienna incorporates gender into public policy and urban planning practices to promote inclusive... Read More

READ: December 2016 edition of Fife and Drum

The latest edition of Fife and Drum, the quarterly journal produced by the Friends of Fort York, was just released. Here’s some... Read More