All posts tagged “bloor street

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Toronto’s great streets

Last week the Ryerson City Building Institute published a terrific report on Toronto’s Great Streets. It profiles five streets in the city that have been “redesigned for greatness.” They are: Harbord Street (continuous bike lanes) Roncesvalles Avenue (placemaking and people) St. Clair Avenue West (dedicated streetcar… Read More

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“A building has at least two lives – the one imagined by its maker and the life it lives afterward – and they are never the same.” -Rem Koolhaas Tonight I went with a developer friend to see the documentary REM at the Hot Docs Cinema on… Read More

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The World in Ten Blocks

“Toronto is probably the world’s most diverse city.” That is how a new interactive documentary called The World in Ten Blocks starts. Produced by Lost Time Media and hosted at, the documentary examines a ten block stretch of Toronto’s Bloorcourt neighborhood and tells the story… Read More