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A city builder's Art Deco legacy celebrated

Originally posted on Spacing Toronto

Facing each other across Spadina Avenue just north of Adelaide, the Tower and Balfour Buildings frame a striking entryway into Toronto’s… 596 more words


Not quite Nyctophilia

I’ve wondered what this light installation looked like at night. A bit underwhelming after a mini stakeout in my car, waiting for the lights to come on.

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Benjamin Brown illustrations

Benjamin Brown is one of Toronto’s most important, but least well known architects.

Practicing in the 1920s and 30s, his Art Deco towers defined the Toronto’s Garment District when the city was emerging as a modern metropolis. 114 more words


Heritage Toronto illustrations

Heritage Toronto commissioned me to illustrate their award nomination forms.

The commission was an opportunity to ruminate on what “heritage” means. Though Yonge & Dundas Square and the Don Valley Parkway aren’t directly the subjects of Heritage Toronto awards, their inclusion on the nomination forms hints toward how we may consider them in the future. 38 more words


City Art February Reception!

City Art February Opening Reception is the first Friday of the month, February 5th. All the artists listed on the card have artwork on display and will be present at the reception. 12 more words


Blue Refuge: Joyce Ozier Dives Deep

I met Joyce for the first time when I came to the Fazakas Gallery for the opening of the Beau Dick show in October. She struck up a conversation and, being new to the city I was thankful for a friendly face; even if it was one I didn’t know yet. 819 more words

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