Think of another city that you love or admire

Think of another city that you love or admire. In your mind’s eye, did you see its streets? Streets make the city. It is hard to imagine a great city without visualizing its streets — because a great city is made of great streets where people mingle.


Streets are the connective tissue of human society. The spaces and places we inhabit are indelibly shaped by the sinews that join them to one another. Let’s build streets that prioritize human coexistence first, above sheer transit efficiency alone.

How much of an impact can the mayor of a city have on the community?

In this conversation in the Curious Public at Central Library series, Kate Graham (@KateMarieGraham) discusses her dissertation, Leading Canada’s Cities: A Study of Urban Mayors. Kate is a PhD student in the Political Science Department at Western University. Learn more about her research at ‘Mayors Project,’ where she is exploring the role of the mayor in …

The City as a Condo

The entropy of bricks and mortar has no respect for one fiscal policy over another.