Lansdowne-Bloor is an old neighbourhood
with an uncertain future.
Although workers' homes still line streets
kitty-corner to the vacant factories that once
employed them, the community's history as a
manufacturing mecca is being forgotten.
Gentrification proposes to obliterate the past, and
the social ills and toxic waste of an urban
landscape once fouled by industrial 'progress'.
Helen Verbanz & Don Hill visited Lansdowne-Bloor
in Toronto to listen and record impressions of a
community in transition.
COMING TO THE TABLE is a sound-installation
which gives voice to the stories they found there.
Coming to the Table: