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The Signs That Define Toronto: A new book from ERA and Spacing 

Collage of 4 photos showing landmark Toronto signs: El Mocambo neon palm tree; Golden Star vertical sign; Brown Derby Tavern lightbox; and Sam the Record Man's iconic neon "spinning" records.

We are happy to announce the release of The Signs That Define Toronto. Published and produced with Spacing, ERA partner Philip Evans and architect Kurt Kraler team up with Spacing’s Matthew Blackett and 20 contributors to reveal the history, culture, and stories of the city through its unique signage. The book is packed full of gorgeous historic and vintage photography and is accompanied by thoughtful essays on the social and cultural value of the city’s signage.  

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