LORINC: Sidewalk Toronto hires a fixer

Has the outfit that promised to build a waterfront community from the Internet up decided that it needs a reboot, or at least an... Read More

REID: The Unilever lands and housing

The Unilever Precinct (also sometimes called “East Harbour”) is a large district of Toronto ready for development east of downtown... Read More

LORINC: Why Sidewalk Toronto needs to consult with you

In the heady days of Toronto’s mid-1980s real estate boom, large parcels of land along the central waterfront began rapidly changing... Read More

Book Review – Redesigning Gridded Cities: Key Examples

Author: Joan Busquets with Pablo Perez-Ramos, Nikos Katsikis, Christina Crawford, Dingliang Yang (Applied Research + Design... Read More

LORINC: Sidewalk Labs launches its dog and pony show

Beginning this week, Torontonians will start to hear a lot more from Sidewalk Labs Toronto as the company, a subsidiary of... Read More

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

LORINC: In search of clarity on Sidewalk Labs (plus correction)

Before what will be a sold-out house tomorrow night at the St. Lawrence Centre, officials with Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet/Google’s smart... 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