Articles Archive for May 2008
Torontopreneur, Video »
By Ted Sherk
Here are my notes from the walk, along with a few pictures and videos. They’re a bit fragmented, but coherent enough to be interesting I hope.
Retracing Stop Spadina
HiMY, Andrew, Antonio, Christina, Tristan, Adrian
Genesis of Spadina Expressway. 50-60-70 yrs, private transpo companies provided public transit in Toronto. There was very little quality control. The streetcars would run out to the suburbs and end on “squatter’s land”, not actually squatters land, just inexpensive real estate. So workers would tend to buy land at the …