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Founders House, a greenhouse for entrepreneurial spirits

Tucked away from the glare of street life on Njalsgade, Founders House has been blossoming for sometime now. This non profit project has been offering young creative tech entrepreneurs, a vibrant co-working space to grow, as what the team behind Founders House call “Start-up Village”. 159 more words


Oh my Mitte

As the heavens opened, turning Copenhagen into a scene from Blade Runner, the directors cut, there was only one option. Escape. Fortunately, this coincided with a study trip to Berlin exploring the diverse and expressive retail spaces of this playful city and under more friendlier skies. 417 more words


Great neighbourhoods are more than infill housing

We must maintain a voice in any discussions regarding bylaws and redevelopment

By BEV ZUBOT, EFCL Planning Advisor

“Buildings alone do not create great neighbourhoods,” said Ms. 704 more words

Complete Streets

Suffolk Neighbourhood Watch Revitalised

Suffolk Neighbourhood Watch Association (SNWA) is seeking to revitalise NW schemes in Suffolk.

A new SNWA committee has been established and wishes to provide the 1,300 schemes that exist in Suffolk with a service and advice that ensure the NW concept is expanded and makes for a safer society. 154 more words

         <ST. LAWRENCE MARKET NEIGHBOURHOOD, 1924, City of Toronto Archives>

Home to the best food market anywhere (National Geographic/April/2012), some of the most interesting architecture in the city, the first flatiron building in North America, St James Anglican Cathedral, the Young People’s Theatre, restaurants, bars, the Sunday flea market, St.

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The Barrie St. Divide

October 16, 2014 update: According to this post on the blog Kingston Cam, several houses along Barrie around Stuart St. used to be student housing before Queen’s bought them. 1,640 more words

19th Century

Gardening as therapy

Awareness of gardening  is something I inherited from my maternal Grandparents.    Urban Gardening for them in the 1930’s was a matter of putting extra food on the table for their young family. 958 more words

Civic Pride