LORINC: Sidewalk Labs has hit a roadblock

The City of Toronto last week clearly signaled to Waterfront Toronto (WT) that the tripartite development agency drastically... Read More

LORINC: Let’s talk about Sidewalk Labs’ $50 million investment

In May, when Waterfront Toronto (WT) issued the RFP for Quayside that culminated in last month’s agreement with Sidewalk Labs, the... Read More

REVIEW: Greater Than Ever: New York’s Big Come Back

Greater Than Ever: New York’s Big Come Back by Daniel L. Doctoroff New York: Public Affairs (2017), 371 pages On October 17, 2017 an... Read More

LORINC: We need to Google some questions about Sidewalk Labs

In just about every way, last week’s reveal of Sidewalk Lab’s vision for Quayside, a 4.9-hectare swath of the eastern waterfront near... Read More

LORINC: What we talk about when we talk about mixed use on the waterfront

A council committee today will consider the first significant report on the future of Toronto’s Port Lands to surface since the Prime... Read More

Mapping the flood vulnerability of the Toronto Islands

The recent inundation of the Toronto Islands has been a shocking reminder of their vulnerability. This spring saw the worst flooding... Read More

LORINC: Waterfront announcement is a game-changer

Later this fall, Spacing will publish a small compendium of pivotal civic turning points in our collective history – “25 Days That... Read More

The lost streets of South Parkdale

No Toronto neighbourhood paid for the Gardiner Expressway quite like Parkdale. Before construction of the lakefront highway in 1958... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: A Tale of Two Seasons

By: Ilana Altman Toronto is a city of both climatic and cultural extremes. Hot long summer days are populated by more festivals than... Read More