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Avenue Road Shade Trees Will Be Removed When Street Widened: An excellent view of Avenue Rd., north from the intersection of St. Clair Ave., from where the pavement of Avenue Rd. is to be widened from 24 to 46 feet, and the five-foot walks on either side are to be set back 11 feet from the curbs. Sixty-one beautiful shade trees will have to be removed to make way for the pavement. On the RIGHT is the residence of Hon. G. Howard Ferguson, Canada High Commissioner in London. He is leading strenuous opposition to the widening and the destruction of the trees. Open in full size

Avenue Road Shade Trees Will Be Removed When Street Widened: An excellent view of Avenue Rd., north from the intersection of St. Clair Ave., from where the pavement of Avenue Rd. is to be widened from 24 to 46 feet, and the five-foot walks on either side are to be set back 11 feet from the curbs. Sixty-one beautiful shade trees will have to be removed to make way for the pavement. On the RIGHT is the residence of Hon. G. Howard Ferguson, Canada High Commissioner in London. He is leading strenuous opposition to the widening and the destruction of the trees.

Picture, 1933, English

Avenue Road Shade Trees Will Be Removed When Street Widened: An excellent view of Avenue Rd., north from the intersection of St. Clair Ave., from where the pavement of Avenue Rd. is to be widened from 24 to 46 feet, and the five-foot walks on either side are to be set back 11 feet from the curbs. Sixty-one beautiful shade trees will have to be removed to make way for the pavement. On the RIGHT is the residence of Hon. G. Howard Ferguson, Canada High Commissioner in London. He is leading strenuous opposition to the widening and the destruction of the trees.

Picture, 1933, English

Notes

Photograph published in the Toronto Star, 12 August 1933, page 3. Avenue Road, looking north from St. Clair Avenue West. (43.68687778, -79.4015037)

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Historic - Streets - Avenue Road

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0113059f