The Toronto Park Pavilion needs your love

It’s hard not to love the Park Pavilion. Designed in 1958 by British-born architect Alan Crossley and consulting engineer... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: The Role of Community Arts in Toronto’s Public Art Landscape

By: Jeff Biggar I recently joined residents in Mabelle Park to celebrate ‘Iftar Nights’, a sundown celebration to break the fast... Read More

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

THE ARTFUL CITY: Measuring ‘Success’ Through Policy?

By Yvonne Monestier Much has been written about public art policies as a useful tool for developing and promoting artistic excellence... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 001 with Janette Sadik-Khan

Welcome to the return of Spacing Radio, a monthly podcast that uncovers Toronto and Canadian urbanism. In episode 001, we sit down... Read More

How co-housing designs community into developments

For a lot of city dwellers, knowing their neighbors names is a rarity, let alone knocking on their door to ask to borrow an egg or a... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Garden of Future Follies – An Interview with Hadley+Maxwell

Interview by: Melanie Fasche Hadley+Maxwell are a Canadian artist duo formed in Vancouver in 1997 and now based in Berlin. Their body... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Art in Transit

By Laura Berazadi In Canada, the first integrated public art program was established in 1961 when the Province of Quebec introduced... Read More

Brampton’s Etobicoke Creek: floods, concrete, and new public spaces

The City of Brampton — Canada’s ninth largest municipality — was founded as a small community in the mid-19th century, as the... Read More