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The northern frontiers of the Italian Empire lie along St. Clair Ave. west of Oakwood. The area is described by writer Barrie Hale as a foreign territory so complex that many Anglo-Saxons have moved away just so they can find a neighbor to talk to. Weekends see street jammed from store-front to curb with families. Open in full size

The northern frontiers of the Italian Empire lie along St. Clair Ave. west of Oakwood. The area is described by writer Barrie Hale as a foreign territory so complex that many Anglo-Saxons have moved away just so they can find a neighbor to talk to. Weekends see street jammed from store-front to curb with families.

Picture, 1970, English

The northern frontiers of the Italian Empire lie along St. Clair Ave. west of Oakwood. The area is described by writer Barrie Hale as a foreign territory so complex that many Anglo-Saxons have moved away just so they can find a neighbor to talk to. Weekends see street jammed from store-front to curb with families.

Picture, 1970, English

Notes

Photograph published in the Toronto Star, 18 April 1970, page 15, to illustrate article by Barrie Hale, "Different races brighten the life on St. Clair Ave." 1259 St. Clair Avenue West (1970), south side, between Elmwood Avenue and Greenlaw Avenue. The name of Elmwood Avenue was changed to Via Italia by City of Toronto By-law 1984-0819, passed 26 November 1984. (43.67724815, -79.4464963)

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Foreign - Italian - 1970 - 1979

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0112517f