Anthropocene Toronto in 2020


Saturday, May 2 (or May 3 if raining)

2:00 PM - 4:30PM


By John van Nostrand and Michael Vaughan

Architect/Planner/Developer and Lawyer/Historian

Walk Description:

Meet at South Side Summerhill LCBO/Station (on Scrivener Square); walk on to Woodlawn Estate (oldest occupied house [since 1834] in Toronto ); Impact of The Subway an the Neighbourhood Change (1954-2020); Summerhill Estate (Coach House); Summerhill Garden(s) Suburb (1924-2020); Rosehill Reservoir (1890-on); St. Clair Diversion (before 1925); The Vale of Avoca (on ancient Iroquois Shoreline); Wildlife (if we are lucky); Ruins of Reservoir Park (1900); Yellow Creek Re-Naturalization (TRCA); Chestnut Park (Rosedale 1890-2020); return to Summerhill

Language: English

Area: Downtown

Theme: History & Culture; Neighbourhood Planning & Development

Accessibility: Family-friendly

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