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A huge hole where the Spadina subway will be running some day is all that remains of Everden Rd., in the Eglinton-Bathurst area. The noise and dirt in houses Metro owns in the construction area are so bad that a Metro report recommends rent cuts of up to $46 a month. One residents says: I guess I'm just easygoing. When they start the machines at 7 in the morning. I put the pillow over my head. A neighbor with a baby has moved away. Open in full size

A huge hole where the Spadina subway will be running some day is all that remains of Everden Rd., in the Eglinton-Bathurst area. The noise and dirt in houses Metro owns in the construction area are so bad that a Metro report recommends rent cuts of up to $46 a month. One residents says: I guess I'm just easygoing. When they start the machines at 7 in the morning. I put the pillow over my head. A neighbor with a baby has moved away.

Picture, 1975, English

A huge hole where the Spadina subway will be running some day is all that remains of Everden Rd., in the Eglinton-Bathurst area. The noise and dirt in houses Metro owns in the construction area are so bad that a Metro report recommends rent cuts of up to $46 a month. One residents says: I guess I'm just easygoing. When they start the machines at 7 in the morning. I put the pillow over my head. A neighbor with a baby has moved away.

Picture, 1975, English

Notes

Photograph published in the Toronto Star, 20 January 1975, page C1, to illustrate article by Dave Norris, "Renters don't dig life on subway trench." Everden Road, east side between Eglinton Avenue West and Gloucester Grove. (43.69774444, -79.43557778)

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Transit Commission - Subways - Spadina Subway - Construction

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0115685f