How Toronto built the CN Tower

The CN Tower is one of the most important buildings ever constructed in Canada. Like it or loathe it, the absurd, 553-metre concrete... Read More

How City Hall ended up on St. Clair Avenue

In the late 1940s, Toronto City Hall was bursting at the seams. Now known as Old City Hall, the building on the northeast corner of... Read More

EVENT: Launch of Spacing’s first book “50 Objects That Define Toronto”

BOOK LAUNCH for SPACING’S “50 OBJECTS THAT DEFINE TORONTO” WHEN: Tuesday, June 28th, 6:30-9:30pm WHERE: Fort York... Read More

Who will save Toronto’s old streetcars?

Toronto’s outgoing fleet of streetcars could be the first not to get a second life in another city. Perhaps due to advanced... Read More

The Don Mills Safety Village taught kids to drive

1962 was a rough year for kids. In the 12 months between January and December, 20 young people under the age of 14 were killed on... Read More

When Haileybury burned, Toronto sent streetcars

The town of Haileybury sits on the shore of Lake Timiskaming, a serpentine body of water on the northern reaches of the Ottawa River... Read More

The half-built relics of nixed Toronto skyscrapers

In 1914, John Eaton, the third son of retail magnate Timothy Eaton, began preparing plans for a massive expansion of his... Read More

The modernist Bloor-Danforth line at 50

The Bloor-Danforth line turned 50 today. Five decades ago, on February 25, 1966, the first section of Toronto’s first east-west... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Interview with Barbara Astman

Barbara Astman is a Canadian artist who lives and works in Toronto and specializes in photography and new media. Her artworks are in... Read More

SPACING: Come to our release party Feb. 17th!

WHAT: Release party for Winter 2016 issue of Spacing WHEN: Wed. Feb. 17, 7pm-11pm WHERE: 610 Markham St., one block from Bathurst... Read More