Urban History Review

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

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 2, Spring

A Home Away from Home: Defining, Regulating, and Challenging Femininity at the Julia Drummond Residence in Montreal, 1920-1971
Abstract As newcomers to Montreal, young single, working women were often subject to low salaries, poor housing options, and unknown dangers--both real and imagined--of a big city. This article considers the Julia Drummond Residence as a place of...
Lassoed and Branded: The Calgary Exhibition and Stampede and the City of Calgary, 1889-1976
Abstract There is a complex relationship between the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede (Stampede) and the City of Calgary. On the one band, the Stampede depends on the municipal government for its very existence. On the other, its arm's-length structure...
La Toile Municipale Aux XIXe-XXe Siecles: Un Panorama Transnational Vu d'Europe
Resume La <<ville globale>> est devenue un objet d'etude tres couru depuis une quinzaine d'annees. La participation active des cites aux mouvements d'interconnexion, qu'on resume sous le nom de globalisation, est pourtant absente de...
Le Fil Conducteur, la Vie Montrealaise et la Commission Des Services Electriques De Montreal 1914 a 1933
<<Le fil conducteur, la vie montrealaise et la Commission des services electriques de Montreal 1914 a 1933>> <<Wired. City Life and Montreal's Commission des services electriques, 1914 to 1933>> Exposition temporaire,...
Retrouver la Ville a la Campagne: La Villegiature a Montreal Au Tournant Du XXe Siecle (1)
Resume Cet article porte sur les representations de la villegiature a Montreal au tournant du XXe siecle. S'inscrivant dans le contexte d'urbanisation et d'industrialisation de cette epoque, la villegiature correspond a la recherche de la nature...
Sense of the City
Sense of the City Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1920 rue Baile, Montreal 26 October 2005 to 10 September 2006 As visitors first step into the latest exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), the senses are immediately aroused....