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Historicist: Greektown on the Danforth

Greek immigrants bring new life to Toronto’s east end. In spring of 1966, the once thriving commercial strip along the western portion of Danforth Avenue appeared to be struggling. “The area, universally referred to as ‘The Danforth,’ was the classic Canadian shopping strip of the Nineteen Forties and early Fifties,” reported the Globe and Mail that April. “[The district featured] local merchants in small […] The post Historicist: Greektown on the Danforth appeared first on Torontoist.
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