It’s a pretty trendy part of town now with multi-million-dollar townhomes and condos, high-end shops, five-star hotels and expensive shops. But back in the 60s, Yorkville was where the hippies, folkies and drugged-up weirdoes hung out. They had names like Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Robbie Robertson and Ronnie Hawkins. Those few square blocks were an incubator and accelerator for the Canadian music that was to come.
There’s a finally a documentary on that long-ago scene. Take a look. More at the official website.