A million Canadian post-war homes

The Camisso family never expected a parade when they bought their first house, a little suburban bungalow in the new Wishing Well... Read More

A modest proposal: An archeology park for downtown Toronto

Urban archaeology is a process that allows us to imagine the past in a very concrete way. And that imagining, even based on the... Read More

LORINC: What we talk about when we talk about mixed use on the waterfront

A council committee today will consider the first significant report on the future of Toronto’s Port Lands to surface since the Prime... Read More

The parking garage of the future!

In the 1950s and 60s, Toronto, like cities all over the world, struggled with challenges delivered by the rise of the private... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 015, Summer Reading Series, Part II

We speak to Globe & Mail architecture critic Alex Bozikovic about Toronto Architecture: a city guide, a series of guided walking... Read More

The first Modern apartment complex in Toronto

The three towers of the City Park co-op apartments on Wood Street behind Maple Leaf Gardens don’t really stand out among the... Read More

The story of the Toronto Island’s modern architecture

When the flood water on the Toronto Island eventually recedes it will reveal a damaged and possibly forever altered landscape. For the... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 013, Birthday

It’s the one-year anniversary of the relaunch! Last year, we took you to the celebration party for the approval of the Bloor... Read More

The short, mysterious life of the Beard Building

The Beard Building is a historical enigma. Toronto’s first skyscraper, the 7-storey building was constructed in 1895 to designs... Read More

The oddities of the Dundas Street Extension

In December 1954, the railway tracks near Logan Avenue presented the final obstacle in one of Toronto’s first major post-war... Read More