Leslieville, located in the South Riverdale district of Toronto, is a mixed-use neighbourhood with a history of environmental contamination and neglect. Nonetheless, a lot of people live there and like it, and the place is improving bit by bit. This site, principally written by Leslieville resident Joe Clark, is about the present and future of Leslieville.
- OMB’s decision on the Smart Centres redevelopment application: They lost
- Architects’ houses in Leslieville: From sooty black to butter yellow, plus one colossus that’s trying to crush its neighbour
- Proposed building at Connaught & Eastern: At least it’ll be better than what we’ve got now (several updates)
- Doing Jones
Housing the Proles of Leslieville, or
Joe & Ian Do South Riverdale
Architectural critiques of South Riverdale social-housing developments. Formerly updated about once a week, now completed save for a final catch-up post
Our first real ghetto!
|197 Logan & others
All the little buildings we didn’t get to
Ian Beanlands (architecture critic, left) and Joe Clark