During the 1960's, Yorkville was the center of hippy culture in Canada. Many folk musicians, such as Joni Mitchell, got their start playing coffee houses in this area. However, by the early 1970's, developers moved in and transformed Yorkville into a trendy shopping district for the upper crust.
Sculpture in front of an art gallery
Corner of Yorkville and Hazelton, now redeveloped into a hotel.