THE ARTFUL CITY: A Look Inside the Toronto Public Art Commission

Interview by: Ilana Altman The Toronto Public Art Commission (TPAC) is a panel of citizen volunteers that advises City Planning on... Read More

LORINC: The Rail Deck Park considered

About two years ago, deputy city manager John Livey, Toronto’s top planner, realized the strategy of creating pocket parks and little... Read More

Ambitious rail deck park proposal announced

Today, Mayor John Tory and Ward 20 Councillor Joe Cressy announced plans for the protection of 21 acres of land in the downtown core... Read More

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