This image shows the area from which the material to make bricks for the building of Toronto was taken. Operating for almost 100 years, it closed in the 1980’s and became a heritage site. In 1996, it opened as a recreational park.
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The geography of the Don River Watershed covers 360 square kilometers through the city and is a floodplain.
The graffiti which collected over the decades that it stood empty and unused was saved by Evergreen and still decorates the old buildings. Since it has reopened, new additions have been actively promoted:
Some overview photographs of the area Torontonians are increasingly accepting as a favoured place to spend a Sunday afternoon: