Spacing presents transit wayfinding events in Mississauga & Toronto on Tuesday & Wednesday

MISSISSAUGA EVENT WHAT: Connecting The Dots: Mississauga event WHEN: Tuesday, March 24, 7-9pm WHERE: Sheridan College, Hazel McCallion... Read More

MESLIN: If a billboard falls in a forest… Part 3

Last week a brilliant piece appeared in the New York Times about commercial advertising in public spaces and what the author describes... Read More

REID: Some thoughts on the 1 Bloor West proposal

Last week, the owner of the land at 1 Bloor West (the former location of Stollery’s, plus some adjacent property) unveiled a... Read More

Stairs to nowhere, trap streets, and other Toronto oddities

There’s a set of stairs on Greenwood Avenue that lead nowhere. At the top, a wooden fence at the end of someone’s back... 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

Book Review: Tactical Urbanism

Author: Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia (Island Press, 2015)  tac·ti·cal adjective \ˈtak-ti-kəl\: “of or relating to small-scale... Read More

Look Both Ways: Crosswalk design vs. data

Originally published in the winter 2014 issue of The Yards. Written by Tim Querengesser. Ask the employees of Earls Tin Palace and... 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

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