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Peter Hall’s (2002) intellectual history of twentieth-century urban planning

Peter Hall focuses, in Cities of tomorrow: An intellectual history of urban planning and design in the twentieth century, third edition (2002), on the power of ideas. Hall is also author of London voices, London lives: Tales from a working capital (2007), in which Londoners speaks of their lives in their own voices. In his […]


Kitsilano Secondary School’s 1927 building street facade will be retained

The following text (see below) concerning Vancouver’s Kitsilano Secondary School, which appears to have been written before the fall of 2010, is from the Canadian Heritage Foundation website. Here’s an update on plans for the school. A heritage conservation plan has been published. This article indicates that Heritage Vancouver is pleased with the plan developed since 2010. This […]


No bike parking at Mimico Adult Centre

I admire efforts by cyclists to get more people on bikes. David Juliusson has shared a photo and a story related to the recent Mimico 20/20 meeting: He comments that a Mimico 20/20 meeting was held on Dec. 6, 2012 at the Mimico Adult Centre which is a Toronto District School Board facility also used […]


Bailey Bridge extends across the Queen Elizabeth Way at Applewood Village Plaza in Mississauga

A Bailey bridge, named after a British engineer, Donald Bailey, is a temporary bridge of lattice steel designed for rapid assembly from prefabricated standard parts, used especially in military operations, according to the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition. It’s also the name by which a permanent footbridge, across the Queen Elizabeth Way at Applewood Village […]