THE ARTFUL CITY: A Tale of Two Seasons

By: Ilana Altman Toronto is a city of both climatic and cultural extremes. Hot long summer days are populated by more festivals than... Read More

401 Richmond is already at its highest and best use

I loved 401 Richmond before I even knew what it was. It was 9 years ago and I was in Toronto, visiting from Vancouver. My friend... Read More

LORINC: The new Toronto Courthouse emerges from The Ward

As archeologists begin to reveal two centuries of commerce on the North Market site, Toronto’s other major active dig site – the... Read More

How do books on Toronto stack up?

On top of my publisher and creative director duties with Spacing magazine, I also look after the book section in the Spacing Store... Read More

Last chance to see After Utopia: an Exhibition Expressing the Beauty of a Neighbourhood

After Utopia is on at the Urbanspace Gallery at 401 Richmond Street W until Saturday, November 19. The gallery is open from 9:00am... Read More

The story behind the first computer in Canada

In 1949, a team of professors and graduate students at the University of Toronto began building a machine no-one in Canada, and few in... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Public Art Doesn’t Have to be Forever

By: Rebecca Carbin Previous Artful City posts chronicle recent developments and historical perspectives on the public art landscape in... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: An Interview with Public Art Management

Interview by: Ilana Altman Public Art Management (PAM) is one of Canada’s leading public art consulting firms. They have been... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Hacks and Workarounds: Improving the Public Art Commissioning Process

By: Helena Grdadolnik Workshop Architecture provides public art consulting for the Toronto Transit Commission, Infrastructure Ontario... Read More