Toronto

'One Millionth Tower': A Virtual Document of Highrise Life

More than a billion people live highrises, but many are now falling into disrepair. A new interactive film project looks at how residents can work together to improve them

A Regional Vision for the Great Lakes

A 100-year plan for the region focuses on harnessing abundant freshwater to fuel an economic rebirth

Civic Symbolism: A Survey of City Hall Architecture

Which city hall buildings manage to capture something specific about a city's culture?

Why Ranking Cities Can Be Such a Tricky Business

Incomplete data, inconsistent definitions, and an outsider's perspective can all trip up attempts to measure cities against one another

The Best and Worst of Official City Flags

They're less visible, but most cities have flags just like countries or states. Some are great. Others, not so much.

9 Cool Projects Under Freeway Overpasses

Innovative ways to reuse the empty space beneath overpasses

Toronto's Waterfront Moment

How the citizens of Toronto successfully stopped an unpopular redevelopment plan

Urban Gleaning Goes Mainstream

Organizations across North America are reclaiming a bounty of fresh fruit

Toronto's Modernist Architecture: A Love Letter

A short film by Davide Tonizzo shows off the city's sometimes forgotten mid-century buildings

The 25 Most Economically Powerful Cities in the World

Most of the world's capacity for economic growth is centered in its metro areas. Which cities top the list?