Photo by Shari Kasman, August 2018

Photo by Shari Kasman, August 2018



Interested in Galleria Mall? Shari Kasman will be giving a talk entitled Past, Present, and Future of Dufferin and Dupont at the Bloor/Gladstone Library, Sept 19, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Galleria: The Mall That Time Forgot has been nominated for Heritage Toronto’s Public History Award. The book was released in November 2018. Five hundred copies were printed. It sold out within a matter of months. If you’re interested, it’s available at the Toronto Public Library.

A smaller, abridged version of the Galleria Mall book entitled Goodbye, Galleria was released on May 2, 2019. The new book is not available at the library, but is available at:
Spacing Store in 401 Richmond (Richmond and Spadina)
Type Books (Junction store at 2887 Dundas W and 883 Queen W)
Flying Books at Good Neighbour (687 Bloor W)
Sonic Boom on Spadina, N of Queen (215 Spadina Ave)
TOWN in Bloordale (1187 Bloor W)
Art Metropole in the MOCA building (158 Sterling Ave)
Likely General (389 Roncesvalles Ave)
Book City (348 Danforth Ave and Yonge & 1430 Yonge St at St Clair)

Old News

Galleria Mall books and other items will be for sale at Big on Bloor festival on July 20th, at Bloor and Brock, outside of TOWN (1187 Bloor St W), 12 to 6 p.m.

Shari Kasman had a solo photo exhibit related to the Galleria Mall book at CONTACT Photography Festival:
Memories of Galleria Mall. May 3 to 5 at Geary Lane:

The Galleria book and related photography show are featured in an article in the Globe and Mail

The Galleria Mall book was mentioned in the Star in an article: Are Shopping Malls Making a Comeback?

Books and other items will be available (while quantities last) here:
Dec 8: Junction Triangle Craft & Gift Show, Pauline P.S., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dec 22: Tranzac Holiday Gift Fair, Tranzac (Brunswick, south of Bloor), 12 to 6 p.m.

In November 2018, Salted Pepper Projects released a book called Galleria: The Mall That Time Forgot by Shari Kasman.

If you came out to celebrate at the book launch:
Thanks a lot!

There’s a photo essay online in Toronto Life.

The Kickstarter campaign for the book is over. It was successful!

More info about the Galleria book is on the Spacing blog.

Even more info about that project is in this BlogTO article. Here’s a modification on the headline.

NOW Magazine wrote an article about the Galleria book.

Shari Kasman has a top 5 list on the Akimbo website, and yes, the list includes the Galleria

CityTV did a bit on malls with Shari talking about the Galleria

There’s something on the Invisible Publishing blog about this Galleria project as well