On March 30, 1965, Bell’s Corners resident Harold E. Denman appeared before Murray Jones to offer his thoughts on regional government.Continue reading Second City, Second Metro: Harold E. Denman Finds Inspiration in Metropolitan Toronto
Next to submit a brief to Commissioner Murray Jones was the Bell’s Corners Property Owners’ Association.
I first encountered the above image of Bell’s Corners1I categorically refuse to leave the apostrophe out. in Bruce Elliott’s The City Beyond (1991). Although I don’t count many on my team of consummate fans of crass commercialism in the public realm, I’m willing to stand out and say that I’ve always been a fan of this sort of suburban view. In my mind’s eye, this sort of “messy” collection of signage is the suburban visual-equivalent of the ideal dense and walkable neighbourhoods that I cherish most deeply.
|I categorically refuse to leave the apostrophe out.