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Dream States

Smart Cities, Technology, and the Pursuit of Urban Utopias

Is the ‘smart city’ the utopia we’ve been waiting for? The promise of the so-called smart city has been at the forefront of urban planning and development since the early 2010s, … 290 View

Sweethearts

The Builders, the Mob and the Men

Toronto was Boomtown in the 1960s. The city was growing quickly, gobbling up farmland for suburbs, pushing through expressways, knocking down neighbourhoods to make way for high-rise apartments. … 272 View

The Ward

The Life and Loss of Toronto's First Immigrant Neighbourhood

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The Ward Uncovered

The Archaeology of Everyday Life

In early 2015, a team of archaeologists began digging test trenches on a non-descript parking lot next to Toronto City Hall — a site designated to become a major new court house. What they … ; ; ; 305 View

Thirty Years’ War

The Failed Public/Private Partnership that Spurred the Creation of the Toronto Transit Commission, 1891-1921

Between 1891 and 1921, the Toronto Railway Company operated Toronto’s streetcars under a franchise granted by the City. The arrangement brought the City a modern electric streetcar system, … 257 View
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Explains the process that led to the mafia finding a way into the housing industry. Also points to the fact that the book is an ethnic history where Jews and Italians sought to break the … 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

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Background to the legal battles between the City of Toronto and its transit provider in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 13 $1.30 Add
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Introduction

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Introduction

From: Dream States

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The introduction looks towards the future of the post-pandemic city. 13 $1.30 Add
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Introduction: The Object is the Subject

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Connections

The Technology of Cities

From: Dream States

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The Technology of Cities: Part 1 explores how urban development intersects and is shaped by the larger political, social, and technological advancements happening around it. Topics discussed … 9 $0.90 Add
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Laying the Groundwork for Conflict, 1891–92

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Account of the end of the franchise of the Toronto Street Railway Company and the need to replace it. 16 $1.60 Add
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Parking Lot 11

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Searching For The Old Ward

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The Harbord Class of ’33

From: Sweethearts

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Looks at the Harbord Class of 1933, comprised of Jews, and the discrimmination they faced from Hitler supporters 9 $0.90 Add
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Bubsey, Squeaky, Little Woody and the Weasel

From: Sweethearts

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1930-1949. Looks at the life of a Italian in Toronto during this time period who was involved with illegal activity. Introduced to the Zanini family 12 $1.20 Add