Spacing: The two Gerrard St. Easts

From Dylan Reid of Spacing:

Walking down Carlaw after I moved to the east end not long ago, I noticed something very strange - just south of Gerrard St. East and Carlaw, you pass ANOTHER Gerrard St. East, this one a little residential road.

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But, according to a letter from local Councillor Paula Fletcher (PDF) to Toronto and East York Community Council considered this month, it still causes confusion as drivers going north on Carlaw turn onto the wrong Gerrard St. E. and find themselves trapped, having to circle around the residential neighbourhood to get out again. TEYCC agreed to ask staff to look into the matter.

The obvious solution, which I expect will be recommended, is to rename this little doppelganger Gerrard St. East to something else. A sensible solution, but the end of a curiosity that has persisted for almost a century. Read the full article at Spacing

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