Revitalizing Toronto's Little India

Neighbourhood BIA Survives Suburban Flight and SARS Panic
January 19, 2004, 12pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The largest South Asian bazaar in North America...felt the effects of both SARS and 9/11...Now, the Gerrard India Bazaar, with its 100-plus stores, is a fixture in Toronto's cultural line-up. And, despite pressure from the suburbs, the neighbourhood will continue to be considered the destination for all things Indian...With help from local politicians, Khorana's team has ensured growth with shrewd moves such creating of parking lots to accommodate visiting motorists and, in the mid-'90s, erecting the elegant street lamps that adorn the sidewalks and add to the strip's festive spirit..."

Thanks to Grigorii Boyko-Vekin

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Published on Sunday, January 18, 2004 in The Toronto Star
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