What does it mean to build a modern city? In the latest issue of the Urban History Review, I review Christopher Armstrong’s Making Toronto Modern: Architecture and Design, 1895-1975.
During the annual awards ceremony at this year’s CHA, I was thrilled to accept two awards.
An overview of some of the prominent themes and events at the 2016 meeting of the Canadian Historical Association.
This video uses building construction dates to map Toronto’s rapidly-expanding urban footprint in the twentieth century.
Planning Toronto offers a refreshing new interpretation of Toronto’s 20th century struggles with planned and unplanned growth.
My Spacing article on the Yonge Street mall is out!
At long last, the Canadian Countercultures and the Environment collection is out!
In the late 1960s Kitsilano was a centre for the Canadian counterculture. How did Vancouver respond?
A review essay that asks: Is it time for a reassessment of the history of 1970s urban reform in Toronto?
I’m delighted to be nominated for Heritage Toronto’s 2015 Short Publication prize.
Seven years in, it’s time to take stock of the Active History project. That’s the spirit behind the New Directions in Active History Conference, taking place next week (October 2-4) in London, ON.
When did playing dead become a way of speaking out? In this post, I present a short history of the die-in.
This year, I was pleased to be asked to lead a Heritage Toronto walking tour of downtown, entitled “Creating Toronto: The Story of the City in Seven Stops”.