PODCAST: Spacing Radio 018, The Battle of Portage & Main

In this special episode, we devote our entire time to an issue that’s plagued Winnipeg for nearly 40 years: pedestrians are not... Read More

GREENBERG: How Sidewalk Labs could make a vital contribution to Toronto’s evolution

At a moment when over 80% of Canadians live in city regions, the challenges related to all aspects of achieving a sustainable future... Read More

LORINC: TOCore and Jennifer Keesmaat’s legacy

Since the City announced chief planner Jennifer Keesmaat’s departure last week, much of the commentary about her stint in that high... 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 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

LORINC: Why the Libs’ planning mistakes are fuelling the GTA’s real estate madness

Until the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) released a new report showing that a shortage of supply wasn’t, in fact, the... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: An Interview with Sean Martindale

Interview by: Melanie Fasche Sean Martindale is a Canadian artist and designer currently based in Toronto. He holds a Master of Fine... Read More

Yonge Street Mall: The fun and failure of pedestrianizing Toronto’s iconic strip during the 1970s

On June 3, 1971, there was a party on downtown Yonge Street. Around 8pm, following the news that Ontario Premier Bill Davis had... Read More