Photo by Edmund Jarecki, Chicago Daily News
Summer, 2018

Neighbourhood Watch

In January, 1968, eleven black students integrated Mount Greenwood Elementary School, on Chicago’s Southwest Side. In this excerpt from a memoir of her family’s civil-rights activities, Terry Murray, a white Mount Greenwood teen at the time, recalls the turmoil of the anti-integration protests that followed.
Photo by Conan Tobias
Winter, 2017–2018

Last Ticket to Ride

Letting go of the Centreville carousel.
Photo by Sarah Gilbert
Winter, 2017–2018

Man About Town

Michel Rabagliati’s Paul takes a walk through Montreal’s history.
Photo of an egg cream at Hamilton's Luncheonette by Stephanie Noritz
Summer, 2015

Pure Sweetness

The egg cream is alive and well in New York—and a lone Montreal lunch counter.
Photo by City of Toronto Archives
Winter, 2014–2015

Growing Up In Toronto

Twenty-five arts-related citizens reflect on how the city shaped and inspired them in their youth.
Photograph by Tom Hicken
Summer, 2013

B-roll Burden

Who should be responsible for our celluloid civic history?