Bain Co-op: it takes a village

By Twyla Kowalenko, Sophie Barbier (Bain Residents)

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Saturday, May 7

2:00PM - 3:30PM 

DETAILS

Language: English 

Area: Downtown

Theme: History & Culture, Diversity & Inclusion

Accessibility: Family-friendly, Pet-friendly, Bicycles Welcome

COVID PROTOCOLS

Masks optional. All participants are invited to request the choices and distance needed by others in the group.

WALK DETAILS:

What happens when we live cooperatively? Come find out what it looks like in action through a past and present exploration of The Bain Cooperative.

 

Built in 1913 to provide affordable housing with a sense of community in mind, The Bain became a cooperative in 1977. This short walk will cover a city block, exploring the history, stories, spaces, and people that make this community unique.

  • Walk Start Location: At the north-west corner of Bain and Logan avenues. Walk Leader will be front of the Riverdale courts historical plaque

  • Nearest Public Transit: Chester station, 505/504 streetcars on Broadview, 505 streetcar on Gerrard, 72 bus on Pape

  • Walk End Location: Within a block of the starting location