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

How to stop billboard proliferation along our highways

As the Ontario government considers allowing digital billboards on Ontario’s highways, community activists from across North... 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

Complete Streets Photo Contest

Take a photo of a street. It could be anything really, from anywhere: an artistic element you like in Barcelona, a creative use of... Read More

Book Review – Timber in the City: Design and Construction in Mass Timber

Author: Andrew Bernheimer (Oro Editions, 2015) About two and a half years ago I had the opportunity in my last year of University to... Read More

GARDINER EAST: Using the rail corridor to crack the highway riddle

The Gardiner East Follies returns for yet another extended run at City Hall beginning on Tuesday morning, when city officials present... Read More

The mysterious case of the grave of Stella Vanzant

When little Stella Vanzant died of causes unknown some time in the early 1800s, her bereaved father interred the girl’s young... Read More

Forgotten TTC architecture a reminder of nixed transit plans

Toronto is building the East Bayfront LRT. Well, sort of. This week, Metro News reported that the City of Toronto has set aside $2... Read More

Visual Thoughts #58

Last VT image: Sun above houses on 11th Ave in Vancouver during July wildfires north of Lower Mainland. *** Erick Villagomez is one of... Read More

McAdam, New Brunswick and the struggle of small communities

Many small towns, communities, and rural areas face challenges with the decline of traditional industries such as forestry. Often... Read More