East/West is a guided tour of old stories and fresh perspectives on the architecture and planning of housing and urban development in central Toronto - including both success stories and perennial problems. Specially prepared maps, over 120 photos and scores of essays cover more than a hundred sites, neighbourhoods and current issues. The editors are practising professionals in architecture, planning and historic preservation in Canada.
Nancy Byrtus holds a Master of Arts degree in Heritage Conservation. A former Director of the Framingham Historical Society in Massachusetts and member of the board of Heritage Vancouver, Nancy now works at ERA Architects Inc. in Toronto. She is a member of CAPHC and ICOMOS Canada.