EARLY TORONTO PLAYGROUNDS
Public Space/Public Art

EARLY TORONTO PLAYGROUNDS

The lack of open space in overcrowded neighbourhoods created a visible problem a century ago. Children played in hazardous storage yards and vacant lots, were exposed to disease near waste disposal sites and were struck down by vehicles. Local reformers tackled the problem through the Toronto Playground Association. Continue reading

POWER
In this Issue / Power

POWER

Power is a concept or phenomenon too amorphous, sprawling or chameleon-like ever to be amenable to exact identification. Where we are concerned with power, we must be satisfied to live with vagueness.* Vagueness may be inherent, but we can’t be satisfied without attempting to make a dent in it. We begin simply. Power is the … Continue reading