It’s so beautiful it doesn’t even look like Toronto. Not that Toronto can’t be beautiful, but there’s a certain otherworldliness to these images. This is something we see in other cities, not here.
Presuming that the pedestrian priority crossing is made permanent and expanded to other intersections in a meaningful way, this is one of the most concrete examples of Toronto turning into something else. What that something else is isn’t clear, but it’s been lurking around the corner for several years, if not decades.
“I want to be part of chaos,” said one person as he prepared to cross.
More photos after the jump.
All photos by Jonathan Goldsbie