Eglinton Avenue West

Dublin Core

Title

Eglinton Avenue West

Description

Jamaicans and other members of the growing black community settled in this area during the sixties and seventies and developed a small business class. Many music stores; grocery stores; bars; beauty salons; barbershops; restaurants and stores catering to the Black Caribbean community opened up along Eglinton West Avenue from Marlee Avenue to Dufferin Street.

Publisher

"Research Guide to Reggae Lane: Toronto's Jamaican Music Scene, 1960s to the Present." Toronto Public Library, June 2, 2016. http://torontopubliclibrary.typepad.com/local-history-genealogy/2016/06/research-guide-to-reggae-lane-torontos-jamaican-music-scene-1960s-to-the-present.html. Accessed August 15, 2017.

Type

Coverage

Toronto

Spatial Coverage

”Eglinton Avenue West”

Files

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Date Added
July 4, 2018
Collection
Islands in the North
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Citation
“Eglinton Avenue West,” Database - Islands in the North, accessed October 16, 2018, http://items.islandsinthenorth.com/items/show/1500.