The slow and deadly evolution of Toronto’s crosswalks

Crossing the street in Toronto has been a potentially deadly challenge for almost a century. Until the 1950s, when the number of... Read More

There are 100 graves in the parking lot of this mall

The 100 or so people interred at Christie’s Methodist Cemetery near Warden and Finch never expected they would spend a portion... Read More

How the CN Tower killed Toronto’s rooftop lookouts

There was a time when observation decks were all the rage in Toronto. The designers and developers of tall buildings like TD Centre... Read More

BOOK REVIEW: Unruly Places

I have to be favourably inclined towards a book whose Canadian edition preface opens with a shout-out to Toronto urban explorer... Read More

NXT City Prize: Resilient spaces with Joe Berridge

The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity... Read More

The Don Mills Curling Rink is a lost modernist gem

In aerial photos from the 1960s and 70s, the Don Mills Curling Rink looks like an bright white spaceship at the corner of Don Mills... Read More

NXT City Prize: Jay Wall uses graphic design to improve Toronto

The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity... Read More

NXT City Prize: Changing the fabric of the city with Meg Graham

The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity... Read More