From Little Britain to Little Italy: An Urban Ethnic Landscape Study in Toronto

@article{Buzzelli2001FromLB,
  title={From Little Britain to Little Italy: An Urban Ethnic Landscape Study in Toronto},
  author={Michael D. Buzzelli},
  journal={Journal of Historical Geography},
  year={2001},
  volume={27},
  pages={573-587}
}
  • M. Buzzelli
  • Published 1 October 2001
  • History
  • Journal of Historical Geography
Abstract Before World War II, most of Toronto's residents were of British descent, and this was reflected in the urban landscape. On St Clair Avenue West, bordering British working class neighbourhoods, a Georgian style predominated and the area was known as Little Britain. After the war, heavy Italian immigration diversified the city and St Clair. Immigrants settled around St Clair where the identity of Little Britain gave way to Little Italy. This study documents and interprets landscape… 

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