yonge street 1970

What Yonge Street looked like in Toronto during the 1970s

Yonge St. has undergone many transformations since it was laid as the central thoroughfare in Toronto, but in terms of sheer vibrancy and mythological influence, it reached its peak in the early 1970s before the rise of the Eaton Centre began a long but steady sanitization process.

Lead photo by

Toronto Archives. With files from Derek Flack.


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