Urban History Review

This journal publishes articles and research notes in the field of Canadian urban history.

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 2, March

Galt's "Dickson's Hill": The Evolution of a Late-Victorian Neighbourhood in an Ontarian Town
Abstract: Previous research has shown that the economic growth and urban population increases which occurred in the 1880s prompted the development of many new residential neighbourhoods in central Canadian municipalities. Much of this housing was...
"People and Government Travelling Together": Community Organization, Urban Planning and the Politics of Post-War Reconstruction in Toronto 1943-1945
Abstract: Most bistories of urban planning, urban politics, and the development of the welfare state have largely neglected both the existence and the importance of citizen participation in any period prior to the 1960s. The establishment of the...
Urban Maps and Plans of Joseph Buchette, Surveyor General of Lower Canada 1804 to 1841
Abstract: This paper examines the urban maps and plans published by Joseph Bouchette, Surveyor General of Lower Canada, from 1804 to 1841. It employs the approach advocated by such analysts as J.B. Harley that maps not be regarded exclusively as...