Daniel Ross

Historian of the city, politics, and society

Will bars and restaurants survive COVID-19?

I was interviewed by Christine Sismondo for a Toronto Star piece published today which asks: how will bars and restaurants survive COVID-19? She argues that in cities like Toronto, with their high rents and cutthroat competition, public space might be the answer, and that’s where my research on 1970s pedestrianization comes in. For more on the Yonge Street pedestrian mall, you can read my Spacing article here.

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Chuckman’s Toronto

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This entry was posted on May 13, 2020 by in public history, Toronto, urban history and tagged , .

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