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Study in contrast: South Parkdale has often been called Toronto's dumping ground; and area forced to take on an unfair burden of the city's lost; lonely and forgotten. But it's also an area of ethnic mix and young people; as the photo of a group crossing Queen st. W. illustrates; and of elegant old mansions; such as this one on Dunn Ave. Panhandlers; winos and ex-mental patients also frequent the area. Open in full size

Study in contrast: South Parkdale has often been called Toronto's dumping ground; and area forced to take on an unfair burden of the city's lost; lonely and forgotten. But it's also an area of ethnic mix and young people; as the photo of a group crossing Queen st. W. illustrates; and of elegant old mansions; such as this one on Dunn Ave. Panhandlers; winos and ex-mental patients also frequent the area.

Picture, 1982, English

Study in contrast: South Parkdale has often been called Toronto's dumping ground; and area forced to take on an unfair burden of the city's lost; lonely and forgotten. But it's also an area of ethnic mix and young people; as the photo of a group crossing Queen st. W. illustrates; and of elegant old mansions; such as this one on Dunn Ave. Panhandlers; winos and ex-mental patients also frequent the area.

Picture, 1982, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Streets and Intersections - D

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0115194f