Week 8 wrap-up — border vacuums and unslumming

Blog round-up City Love sketches Death by Restaurants in Chapter 13, how to sew city seams in Chapter 14, and the Unslums in Chapter 15 Upper Toronto on Chapters 12 and 13: “Diversity” vs zoning Recommendations on urban poverty from the Toronto Public Library The Toronto Reference Library at 789 Yonge St. now houses the collection of…

Mindy Fullilove on ‘The curse of border vacuums

I grew up in Orange, NJ, in the 1950s. The city and its schools were segregated, a matter that got my mother Maggie stirred up. Maggie is a bulldog, sinking her teeth into a problem and then holding on until she wins. My father had a choice: death or fight school segregation. He was an…