|Globe and Mail, July 26, 1997. Click on image for larger version.|
Monday, July 27, 2015
This installment of my "Retro T.O." column for The Grid was originally published on June 19, 2012.
Lovers of wild pants and saxophones rejoice! As of this week, the Spadina bus of 1980s musical fame has returned while platform reconstruction takes the streetcar right-of-way out of service for several months. And the return of bus service might reawaken arguments that stalled the construction of the Spadina streetcar line for years.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
This installment of my "Ghost City" column for The Grid was originally published on January 15, 2013.
That Cumberland Terrace exists as a time capsule of shopping-mall design fits well with one of the site’s earliest uses: A cemetery preserving the memory of loved ones. Currently honoured with a plaque on the 2 Bloor West tower, Potter’s Field was Toronto’s first non-denominational burial ground when it opened in July 1826.
|Toronto Life, December 1985.|