All that's missing in this jungle is the beasts: The asphalt really does exist, and it's epitomized by this tangle of utility poles and hydro and telephone lines in a view looking east along St. Clair Avenue West, from Oakwood Ave. The man-made forest - exaggereated by the effect of photographer's telephoto lens, nearly masks one of Metro Toronto's most thriving small business communities, and almost disguises opening of Atlas Ave., where auto (middle right) is making turn. Open in full size

All that's missing in this jungle is the beasts: The asphalt really does exist, and it's epitomized by this tangle of utility poles and hydro and telephone lines in a view looking east along St. Clair Avenue West, from Oakwood Ave. The man-made forest - exaggereated by the effect of photographer's telephoto lens, nearly masks one of Metro Toronto's most thriving small business communities, and almost disguises opening of Atlas Ave., where auto (middle right) is making turn.

Picture, 1978, English

All that's missing in this jungle is the beasts: The asphalt really does exist, and it's epitomized by this tangle of utility poles and hydro and telephone lines in a view looking east along St. Clair Avenue West, from Oakwood Ave. The man-made forest - exaggereated by the effect of photographer's telephoto lens, nearly masks one of Metro Toronto's most thriving small business communities, and almost disguises opening of Atlas Ave., where auto (middle right) is making turn.

Picture, 1978, English

Notes

Photograph published in the Toronto Star, 13 March 1978, page B10. St. Clair Avenue West, west of Oakwood Avenue, north side visible to Tweedsmuir Avenue. (43.67963333, -79.43560741)

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Streets and Intersections - St Clair Ave

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0115287f