Thursday, September 22, 2011

Pull out - a post from another local blog that you can sink into

 

 

Over at the http://imaginingtoronto.com/ blog this article from April of 2011 provides an insight into that area rarely given in text about Toronto.  When visiting jump down to  A brief overview: text - a bit is re-posted here.



 



 

A brief overview:

Contemporary Yorkville, a gentrified district of expensive boutiques and luxury condominiums whose spiritual epicentre is the intersection of Bloor Street and Avenue Road, owes the bulk of its literary reputation to a brief bohemian period that lasted less than a decade but has inspired at least two generations of writers eager to pay homage to the memory of a neighbourhood once known as Toronto’s very own Haight- Ashbury.

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