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

When will Toronto love its Modern architecture?

What do you picture when you read the words “heritage building.”? It probably isn’t the Carlton Tower at Yonge and... 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

The space age Parkway Plaza, Toronto’s first heritage supermarket

It was only a shopping mall, but when the Parkway Plaza opened at Ellesmere Road and Victoria Park Avenue in 1958, it signalled the... Read More

Misuse of Heritage Conservation Districts can deaden both past and future

The City of Toronto believes it has found a silver bullet to control development pressure in the downtown core through the use of a... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Urban Media Art: New Directions for Public Art and Cities

By Dave Colangelo You put your left foot in, you take your left foot out. And yes, you shake it all about, as prompted by the screen... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Imaging Toronto

By: Ilana Altman Over the course of the last year Boston-based photographer Matthew Monteith has been working with The Artful City to... Read More

How to get it right with the Rail Deck Park

In the last few weeks, City officials made a preliminary announcement about a new “Railway Deck Park” for downtown Toronto. This... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Public Space ARTivism – An Interview with STEPS

Interview by: Ilana Altman STEPS is an award-winning public arts organization that has been responsible for some of Canada’s most... Read More