king street 1980s toronto

What King Street looked like before it was consumed by traffic

Long before King Street was designated a "transit priority zone," it was a street that, while occasionally busy, didn't move anywhere near as many people as it does today. But, by the 1990s, the character of the street changed rapidly. The warehouses moved out and the condos moved in, and then our transit woes began.

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