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Brampton’s Etobicoke Creek: floods, concrete, and new public spaces

Over at Spacing, I wrote about a recent Jane’s Walk that I led on Downtown Brampton and Etobicoke Creek.

Until a concrete diversion channel was built in the 1950s, Downtown Brampton would regularly flood as it was built right on top of the creek. 326 more words

Brampton

Drudging Up/Down The Dross

WARNING: THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE IS QUITE POSSIBLY THE MOST CYNICALLY DEPRESSING THING I’VE WRITTEN AND IS MEANT TO BE THE ANTITHESIS OF THE TYPICAL CITY BUILDING PIECE DESIGNED TO FOCUS ON THE POSITIVES OF MISSISSAUGA. 1,847 more words

Mississauga

The Dross Walk

Last week I wrote that I drove to Mississauga to attend Stephen Caulfield’s Dross Walk, but that I got the date wrong so did my own little Jane’s Walk around the Absolute Towers and Cooksville Creek… 989 more words

Square One's Changing Skyline

When I first heard there was a Jane’s Walk in Square One’s City Centre area, I was sceptical that it would generate any excitement or relevant topics of discussion. 1,818 more words

Mississauga

Upcoming Chain Works Events May 7th

Neighbors are invited to the May 7, 2016 South Hill Civic Association (SHCA) meeting for a discussion on the Chain Works District project. The meeting will be from 9am to 11am at the Chain Works District project office on the Ithaca Commons (133 East State St). 54 more words

Meeting

Walk to explore hidden history of Windsor waterfront

Think you know Windsor’s riverfront? You may need to take a second look at some familiar sights after you join the Jane’s Walk along the Detroit River on Saturday afternoon. 104 more words

Local News

"Jane At Home" At Urbanspace Gallery

In addition to Jane’s Walk on May 6-8,  2016, the Urbanspace Gallery at 401 Richmond is hosting an impressive exhibition entitled “Jane At Home”. The show, curated by Jim Jacobs and Caitlin Broms-Jacobs (Jane’s son and granddaughter, respectively), celebrates Jane Jacobs the… 158 more words

Museums