Welcome to Baldwin St., Toronto

Photograph by Laura Jones 2021
Photo shows Laura’s son, Morgan Jones Phillips and her grandson, Lukie Phillips,
standing in front of a photograph by Laura Jones c. 1970 displayed on the side of a building on Baldwin St. in Toronto
Portrait of the Artists, John Phillips and Laura Jones, 1971,
Produced by Howard Krosnick, Music by John Fahey. It premiered at the first Toronto Women’s Film Festival

The video mentions the proposal for an 18 story hydro transformer station to be built on Baldwin St. It was stopped after protests by community residents, business owners, and the University Settlement House. The City of Toronto built housing with some commercial space helping the neighbourhood remain a vibrant diverse community.