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Building Homes, Building Community: Housing and History in East York

Kaila Hunte, Jennie Worden. East York Organize.

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

May 7, 2023


English, with French and Spanish available.


Architecture and Urban Planning, History and Community.


Exploring the rich history of housing solutions and neighbourhood and community building in East York. In a very small area, we can see overlapping approaches to housing and community building, including post-war single-family homes, rental coops, low- and high-rise, and some surprises. Along the way, we'll look at how successive generations of residents have created community and instilled their neighbouhoods with a sense of place.

The walk will begin at Dawes Crossing (Dawes Road and Victoria Park), and end in Crescent Town.

Busy sidewalks, Dog-friendly walk, Family-friendly walk.

Walk Start Location:

Dawes Crossing (Dawes Rd. & Victoria Park).
We'll have a pink flag.

Walk End Location:

Dawes Rd & Crescent Town Rd, at the entrance to Taylor Creek Park.

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