The St. Lawrence Neighbourhood

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About St. Lawrence
Our neighbourhood was created by the City of Toronto politicians, professional planners and community activists. It was new – meaning that it was built on waste land and created from the ground up. Here’s an article from 1990 by a professor and planner and was on the incorporating board of Woodsworth, J. David Hulchanski. It still resonates for many of us who moved in early to this exciting new neighbourhood.

St_Lawrence_Neighbourhood-1 Hulchanski

tiff. in the Neighbourhood – Wed October 24, 2018

The Creative Aging Circle and
The St. Lawrence Neighbourhood Association Seniors’ Committee present a free screening of

Share in a talk with a tiff docent after the film!

Wednesday, October 24 at 1:30 pm at OWN Co-op 115 The Esplanade.

For further information and to reserve your place:  email:, or
phone Shirley at 416-947-1396

Limited number of seats – Reserve now!
Reservation Deadline – October 15

For more information, see this flyer.


St Lawrence Neighbourhood – Secrets to a Long-Lasting Mixed Income Community

An article about St Lawrence Neighbourhood from Sidewalk Labs.

Author Philip Preville is a writer based in the Toronto area.

“Cooperative housing is a hallmark of the St. Lawrence neighborhood… Although less common in Toronto today, this approach demonstrates how giving renters an ownership stake can lead to a stronger mixed-income community.”