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  • Cities For People Archives - Spacing Toronto
    10th Anniversary Architecture Bikes Cities For People Civic Engagement Communication Community Culture Curiosities Events Features Film Video Food Green Space Headlines History Housing Infrastructure Maps Media Neighbourhoods Parks Photos Politics Services Spacing Streetscape Traffic Transit Urban Design Walking Waterfront Region Topic Cities For People How the Eaton Centre nearly wrecked Old City Hall By Chris Bateman Ever since Toronto city council moved over the street in 1965 Toronto hasn t quite known what to do with Old City Hall The Read More A proud history of sidewalk superintendents in Toronto By Chris Bateman Between 1931 and 1939 the construction at Rockefeller Center in New York City was a magnet for curious onlookers America was mired Read More Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall 2015 Order issue Subscribe In these stores Popular Posts The cold war siren system Toronto never used LORINC How to invest with Crosstown s found money The story of Jackie Burroughs a Yorkville laundromat and two of the biggest drug addled bands of t Welcome to your private nuclear fallout shelter Spacing s Guide to Toronto Events Nov 15 21 From the Spacing Store 22 Buy yourself a subscription 22 Buy a renewal subscription 22 Buy a gift

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  • Architecture Archives - Spacing Toronto
    of jaw dropping experience that makes you recalibrate your understanding of the world originated with Read More Dead rail lines lost streets and more Toronto oddities By Chris Bateman There s a couple of new lofts at the southeast corner of Carlaw and Dundas The courtyard between the two buildings curves Read More LORINC Telling our story By John Lorinc Not for the first time and certainly not the last I came across a family of tourists in the subway the other day trying to figure Read More The fall of Sir Henry Pellatt king of Casa Loma By Chris Bateman A carved marble fountain of child figures supporting a dolphin a solid bronze buffalo head and hundreds of champagne flutes wine Read More A dizzy history of revolving restaurants in Toronto By Chris Bateman Nothing epitomizes space age urbanism quite like the revolving restaurant Imagine sitting at the top of a modern skyscraper the Read More A proud history of sidewalk superintendents in Toronto By Chris Bateman Between 1931 and 1939 the construction at Rockefeller Center in New York City was a magnet for curious onlookers America was mired Read More First Canadian Place 40 years on top in Toronto By Chris Bateman First Canadian Place has been the tallest skyscraper in Canada for four decades now At 298 1 metres from sidewalk to rooftop the Read More PARKS IN CRISIS part 6 Are privately owned public spaces the answer to parks deficit By Kimberley Noble Over the next year City of Toronto politicians and planners will be faced with an unprecedented challenge how to create amenable Read More Stadia mania Toronto s six decade quest for a civic stadium By Chris Bateman The Stadocentre Metrodome Astrodome and Tower Dome Toronto historically has had no lack of imagination when

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  • Parks Archives - Spacing Toronto
    urbanism Read More Exploring Black Creek Toronto s mini LA River By Jake Tobin Garrett I ve been reading a lot about the LA river recently because of the announcement that Frank Gehry is working with the City of Los Read More Blending public and private space at Winchester Park By Jake Tobin Garrett When you boil it down there are really two basic types of open space in a city public and private You ve got your beaches ravines Read More PARKS CRISIS conclusion 10 ideas to help solve Toronto s parks acquisition crisis By John Lorinc In May 2014 council gave the city s planning team the green light to embark on a three year planning exercise branded TOCore that s Read More PARKS IN CRISIS part 6 Are privately owned public spaces the answer to parks deficit By Kimberley Noble Over the next year City of Toronto politicians and planners will be faced with an unprecedented challenge how to create amenable Read More PARKS IN CRISIS part 5 The system worked slowly for a west end park By Kimberley Noble On a warm spring afternoon the park on the corner of Sorauren and Wabash avenues in the west Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale looks Read More PARKS IN CRISIS part 4 A tale of two parks By John Lorinc By John Lorinc and Alex Steep Over the past few years the city has seen a handful of examples of park construction that offer Read More PARKS IN CRISIS part 3 The perils of cash in lieu By John Lorinc By John Lorinc and Alex Steep At its final meeting of the fractious 2010 2014 term City Council gave its blessing to what will become Read More PARKS IN CRISIS sidebar How Section 42 works By John Lorinc Under

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  • Civic Engagement Archives - Spacing Toronto
    flirts with participatory budgeting By Alexandra Flynn This fall Toronto residents not bureaucrats or politicians will decide if the city adds benches along Danforth Avenue lighting Read More How to stop billboard proliferation along our highways By Dave Meslin As the Ontario government considers allowing digital billboards on Ontario s highways community activists from across North Read More How is your ward feeling today By Dylan Reid Social media and GPS are creating opportunities to map cities in many new ways They also provide the opportunity to map city data as Read More Social media conditioning how Toronto is embracing new outreach tools By Kat Eschner Two and a half years ago the City of Toronto didn t have somebody in its communications division specifically focusing on Read More A proud history of sidewalk superintendents in Toronto By Chris Bateman Between 1931 and 1939 the construction at Rockefeller Center in New York City was a magnet for curious onlookers America was mired Read More ROBINSON Merging technology and civic engagement By Pamela Robinson Toronto 2015 is a complex political landscape We have private money frantically building new developments yet we have tremendous Read More LIVE STREAM The City as Laboratory TEDxYMCAAcademy By Spacing This is a live stream of the TEDxYMCAAcademy event The City as Laboratory It runs from 12pm until 2pm on Saturday Read More EVENT The City as Laboratory By Spacing WHAT The City as Laboratory TEDxYMCAAcademy 2015 WHEN Saturday April 11 12pm 2pm WHERE Toronto Central Grosvenor Street YMCA Read More MESLIN If a billboard falls in a forest Part 3 By Dave Meslin Last week a brilliant piece appeared in the New York Times about commercial advertising in public spaces and what the author describes Read More Post navigation Older posts Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall

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  • Services Archives - Spacing Toronto
    made the following call to action No one Read More SUMMER OF THE GUN 10 years later pt II By Idil Burale The response to the summer of the gun has been characterized as a combination of prevention i e place based investment and Read More SUMMER OF THE GUN 10 years later Part I By John Lorinc In a four part series Spacing s senior editor John Lorinc and columnist Idil Burale look back on the summer of the Read More PARKS IN CRISIS part 4 A tale of two parks By John Lorinc By John Lorinc and Alex Steep Over the past few years the city has seen a handful of examples of park construction that offer Read More BURALE What we don t talk about when we talk about carding By Idil Burale This week Toronto Police Board TPSB chair Alok Mukherjee broke his silence and admitted to The Toronto Star that he was cornered Read More PARKS IN CRISIS part 2 How the money flows By John Lorinc By John Lorinc and Kimberley Noble The information shouldn t come as a surprise but the numbers are nonetheless startling According Read More LORINC This ice isn t transparent By John Lorinc Here s my question about last week s deal to have two private firms ante up funds to keep some of the City s rinks open Is there any Read More Exploring downtown Centreville in the winter A ghost town in more ways than one By Daniel Rotsztain At the peak of it s population in the 1950s homes cottages and mansions lined the entirety of Toronto Island from Read More BURALE The reality of fighting poverty By Idil Burale If cities had New Year s resolutions Toronto s should be a poverty reduction strategy According

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  • Green Space Archives - Spacing Toronto
    GARDINER EAST Using the rail corridor to crack the highway riddle By John Lorinc The Gardiner East Follies returns for yet another extended run at City Hall beginning on Tuesday morning when city officials present Read More First Canadian Place 40 years on top in Toronto By Chris Bateman First Canadian Place has been the tallest skyscraper in Canada for four decades now At 298 1 metres from sidewalk to rooftop the Read More PARKS CRISIS conclusion 10 ideas to help solve Toronto s parks acquisition crisis By John Lorinc In May 2014 council gave the city s planning team the green light to embark on a three year planning exercise branded TOCore that s Read More PARKS IN CRISIS part 6 Are privately owned public spaces the answer to parks deficit By Kimberley Noble Over the next year City of Toronto politicians and planners will be faced with an unprecedented challenge how to create amenable Read More PARKS IN CRISIS part 5 The system worked slowly for a west end park By Kimberley Noble On a warm spring afternoon the park on the corner of Sorauren and Wabash avenues in the west Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale looks Read More PARKS IN CRISIS part 4 A tale of two parks By John Lorinc By John Lorinc and Alex Steep Over the past few years the city has seen a handful of examples of park construction that offer Read More PARKS IN CRISIS part 3 The perils of cash in lieu By John Lorinc By John Lorinc and Alex Steep At its final meeting of the fractious 2010 2014 term City Council gave its blessing to what will become Read More MESLIN If a billboard falls in a forest Part 3 By Dave Meslin Last week a brilliant piece appeared in

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  • Culture Archives - Spacing Toronto
    a haven for urbanism Read More What Philadelphia can teach Toronto about art history and public spaces By John Lorinc Among North American cities few can boast the depth of history that s on offer in Philadelphia The compact downtown plotted out by Read More The two worlds of my Etobicoke By Prajakta Dhopade My childhood was spent surrounded by the Humber River and grocery stores I live in Rexdale where there s not much to do and every Read More How is your ward feeling today By Dylan Reid Social media and GPS are creating opportunities to map cities in many new ways They also provide the opportunity to map city data as Read More Good Reads Summer edition of the Friends of Fort York s Fife and Drum newsletter By Shawn Micallef The summer edition of the Friends of Fort York s quarterly newsletter Fife and Drum was released recently It s a busy time at Read More Unveiling the Bloor Viaduct s Luminous Veil By Kat Eschner At night the Rosedale Ravine is dark It s so dark in fact that the Bloor Viaduct is just shapes overhead cobwebby steel arches Read More LORINC Toronto s connection to U S Supreme Court s same sex marriage ruling By John Lorinc There s a strange but compellingly human irony in that fact that last week s momentous same sex marriage ruling by the U S Supreme Read More Archival film of the 1990 Toronto Pride celebration By Shawn Micallef Today at Noon the City of Toronto kicks off Pride Week by raising the rainbow flag at City Hall and to celebrate here is a new video Read More MESLIN Why don t we do it in the road By Dave Meslin Toronto is no stranger to painted murals

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  • Community Archives - Spacing Toronto
    outrage over Ottawa s handling of Read More LORINC Why the Tories mean spirited refugee policy has awoken urban Canada By John Lorinc Like many Canadians I was riveted to the point of distraction by the extremely disturbing events of last week and the way the Read More BACK TO SCHOOL Why I use the city as a classroom By Laurie Townshend At this time of year the signs abound Colourful backpack displays have replaced the Slip N Slide demo at Walmart And if you Read More The two worlds of my Etobicoke By Prajakta Dhopade My childhood was spent surrounded by the Humber River and grocery stores I live in Rexdale where there s not much to do and every Read More How is your ward feeling today By Dylan Reid Social media and GPS are creating opportunities to map cities in many new ways They also provide the opportunity to map city data as Read More Good Reads Summer edition of the Friends of Fort York s Fife and Drum newsletter By Shawn Micallef The summer edition of the Friends of Fort York s quarterly newsletter Fife and Drum was released recently It s a busy time at Read More Archival film of the 1990 Toronto Pride celebration By Shawn Micallef Today at Noon the City of Toronto kicks off Pride Week by raising the rainbow flag at City Hall and to celebrate here is a new video Read More BURALE Why are we so reluctant to truly end carding By Idil Burale In Toronto it is now in vogue to be down with the cause that is Stop Carding Now The media is on board so are some prominent Read More MESLIN Why don t we do it in the road By Dave Meslin Toronto is no

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