toronto

Evergreen Brick Works: Ravines define Toronto, and it's time to talk about nature in cities

Place Toronto ・ October 28, 2018

Although Toronto has many great examples of making the best use of old industrial buildings, such as 401 Richmond stands out the most with its scale and vision for cities of the future. Evergreen Brick... Keep Reading →

The Distillery District: Conserving & updating heritage buildings

Place Toronto ・ October 20, 2018

The Distillery District is one of the most popular sites of Toronto to visit, both for tourists and locals. This district comprises more than 40 heritage buildings of the former Gooderham and Worts Distillery... Keep Reading →

Inside Sidewalk Labs 307: Toronto's famous Urban laboratory

Place Toronto ・ October 15, 2018

If you are an urbanist who is especially into technologies, smart cities, and citizen participation, you probably would have heard of Sidewalk Lab already. This increasingly famous urban innovation hub... Keep Reading →

The Bentway: the vibrant public space under the Expressway

Place Toronto ・ October 15, 2018

There are some successful urban projects in Toronto is a brand new 1.75 km linear park underneath the Gardiner Expressway through Toronto's Fort York neighborhood, and it's worth visiting! Many North American... Keep Reading →

Jane and Finch, Canada's most diverse neighborhood

Place Toronto ・ October 15, 2018

"Jane and Finch may not be the best-planned community. Blame the ’crats who put pen to paper back in the 60s." - ENZO DIMATTEO, 9 things we love about Jane-Finch Jane and Finch is a neighborhood located... Keep Reading →

A hidden spot for creatives: 401 Richmond

Place Toronto ・ October 12, 2018

“Old ideas can sometimes use new buildings. New ideas must use old buildings.” – Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, 1961. I don't know how to describe the joy I felt when I found... Keep Reading →

The urbanist's guide to Toronto

Intro Toronto ・ September 23, 2018

• The project initiatives by Waterfront Toronto and Sidewalk Lab is probably one of the hottest urban issues in Toronto right now. They are testing some of the Google-affiliate’s plans to develop a long... Keep Reading →