85 Victor Avenue

This is one of the few chain link front yard fences left on Victor. For some reason many people started in the 1960’s to fence off their front yard. As houses were renovated, the chain link fences disappeared.

What is the reason for the fences? Was it the style? We only own about 10′ from the front of our houses so it is partly city property that is being fenced. In Cabbagetown the yards were fenced to guard the vegetables.


2 Responses

  1. the city should do our gardening if that is the case!

  2. That’s why I always shovel my sidewalk snow onto the street. I’m simply protecting the plants on *their* land from salt burn…

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