Alfred Holden is a former staff reporter and editor for the Toronto Star. His City Building column first appeared in the Annex Gleaner newspaper in 1995, and began appearing in feature form in Taddle Creek in 1997. He contributed to the books Concrete Toronto and uTOpia: Towards a New Toronto. His Christmas, 2000, Taddle Creek feature, “The Streamlined Man,” was nominated for a National Magazine Award, and he was awarded a Heritage Toronto commendation for his work in Taddle Creek and elsewhere. Last updated fall, 2022.