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Only 35,000 of Detroit’s 88,000 streetlights actually work, so some owners are buying and installing their own

Deindustrialization and the metaphor of the Machine in the Garden have been the topics of previous posts, as has been the urban planning history of Chicago. I’ve also discussed the contrast between waterfront development in Mississauga and Toronto: Anecdotes Shared by Fellow Walkers – May 5, 2014 post by Jaan Pill at Jane’s Walk website […]

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Doors Open event at Small Arms on Sept. 28, 2013 will feature an estimated 3,000 attendees

On Aug. 17, 2013, I spoke with Bob Cutmore, a key organizer of the Sept. 28, 2013 Doors Open event at the historic Small Arms Ltd.building in Mississauga. Mississauga Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey has described the Doors Open event at an earlier blog post. Among other things, I’m looking forward to this year’s Doors Open because […]

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Occasionally Long Branch is described as a drive-through kind of place – which, for some of us, is what it is

Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey) has many characteristics. The characterization depends upon the observer. I much appreciate a recent message from Colleen O’Marra (see below), which has given rise to this blog post. My friend Sid Olvet of Oakville has remarked that each person who encounters Long Branch encounters it according to the era, […]

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Giving new meaning to religious conversion – Jason Hackworth and Erin Gullikson (2013)

Updates: The following July 8, 2013 post focuses upon the Wesley Mimico redevelopment, which features a church/congregation in the role of developer of a heritage-listed property: The outcome of the Wesley Mimico redevelopment story will depend upon negotiations related to the Ontario Heritage Act Two more recent posts discuss details of the Hackworth and Gullikson […]

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With recent German heritage films, according to Anne Fuchs (2008), bad history emerges as a good story. I have added updates to this Dec. 18, 2011 post.

Phantoms of War in Contemporary German Literature, Films and Discourse (2008) is part of a publishing series at the University of Birmingham entitled New Perspectives in German Studies. The paragraph I have chosen to focus upon is on p. 143 of Chapter 5, which is entitled: “Narrating Resistance to the Third Reich: Museum Discourse, Autobiography, […]