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Former Prison for Women site development plans apply for city approval

A new planned community, Union Park Kingston, has applied for City Council approval to develop 40 Sir John A Macdonald Boulevard, the former location of the Prison for Women. According to a release from Siderius Developments Ltd., dated Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2021, the $143 million development will feature seniors housing,

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A brief guide to the urban legends of Kingston

It took many years for someone to convince me that the limestone tower on Queen’s west campus was never, in fact, a hanging tower. Maybe I just didn’t want to believe it, because obviously a hanging tower was way more interesting than a water tower for Kingston Penitentiary. Besides, isn’t

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