Exploring the busy basements & makeshift markets of Regent Park with Civic Salon

Basements are often unsung heroes of great cities. In new and old Regent Park the unseen basement hides both bottom-up and top-down... Read More

Neglected Toronto Suburbs? Modernist Massey Medal buildings say otherwise

There’s a myth perpetuated by some Toronto councillors that former suburban boroughs “get crumbs” while downtown gets gold. It’s... Read More

Fear and loathing of mid-rises in Etobicoke

Today at Etobicoke community council, councillors are debating the future development plans of the Humbertown Shopping Centre. This... Read More

Tires or feet? Chief Planner’s Roundtable on next generation suburbs

Last week I attended the Chief Planner Roundtable, hosted by our celebrity civil servant, Jennifer Keesmaat. The topic, the Next... Read More