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In York, it was 'Picket-For-A-Park' day: Youngsters from the Hopewell Ave. area of York Borough picket in front of the municipal offices yesterday to press their request that a vacant area of Hopewell Ave., originally acquired for park space, be cleaned up so they can use it as a park. Council bought the lots two years ago, and set aside $50,000 to fix up the area, but nothing has happened yet. Council agreed that work on it should start shortly. Open in full size

In York, it was 'Picket-For-A-Park' day: Youngsters from the Hopewell Ave. area of York Borough picket in front of the municipal offices yesterday to press their request that a vacant area of Hopewell Ave., originally acquired for park space, be cleaned up so they can use it as a park. Council bought the lots two years ago, and set aside $50,000 to fix up the area, but nothing has happened yet. Council agreed that work on it should start shortly.

Picture, 1971, English

In York, it was 'Picket-For-A-Park' day: Youngsters from the Hopewell Ave. area of York Borough picket in front of the municipal offices yesterday to press their request that a vacant area of Hopewell Ave., originally acquired for park space, be cleaned up so they can use it as a park. Council bought the lots two years ago, and set aside $50,000 to fix up the area, but nothing has happened yet. Council agreed that work on it should start shortly.

Picture, 1971, English

Notes

York Municipal Offices, 2700 Eglinton Avenue West, northwest corner of Municipal Drive, Borough of York. Photograph published in the Toronto Star, 6 July 1971, page 31. (43.6899963, -79.47794815)

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Protest Demonstrations - Canada - Ontario - Toronto - 1971 (1 of 2 folders)

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0011691f