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Toronto, Old Town, ON

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Draper Street is another fragment of Toronto’s past that has escaped the urban transformation. The row of dwellings was built in 1881-82 in a residential neighbourhood. In the 20th century, Toronto’s industrial and commercial boom encouraged the installation of factories and warehouses along the railway tracks passing through there. As these production methods are now obsolete, the large abandoned buildings are being converted into condo towers. And still the small houses of Draper Street survive, regaining a new standing due to their rarity.

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