Planning alumnus Sara Udow in the UofT News – These “Crazy Dames” want us to rethink the way we engage with the city

It’s not every day you get to hang out in a blanket fort.

And this is not just any blanket fort. It’s a sprawling, impressively constructed tunnel of colourful sheets, high enough that you can almost stand up – taking over a big part of the Gardiner Museum’s third floor.

It may look like a child’s fantasy but it was thought up by two innovative adults – alumna and urban planner Sara Udow and artist Jennie Suddick, otherwise known as the Crazy Dames.

The duo started Crazy Dames as a nod to urban theorist Jane Jacobs – who would have turned 100 this year.

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