Sonya’s Park, a small green space on Oxford Street.

On the east side of the park there is a brick wall that had a number of scenes painted on it.   The pictures depicted a trip to Kensington market, circa 1885.  Some of the murals remain intact while others have been defaced.

A play structure with slide is on the left of the picture, a woman is sitting on a bench on the right side.  Row houses on the opposite side of the street can also be seen.  There are some large trees too.

Oxford St., from the park.

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Spring plants are growing in front of the wall on which there is a mural on a brick wall depicting a scene from a visit to Kensington Market circa 1885.  A small girl is standing beside a cart.

Trip to Kensington market, circa 1885.  The first of the murals on the brick wall on the east side of the park.

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Large white tags obscure part of a mural depicting Kensington market in the past

Once upon a time there was a mural there. Sadly, taggers have made their presence known.

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mural on a brick wall depicting a scene from a visit to Kensington Market , people buying fruit and vegetables from a street vendor.  Spring plants are growing in front of the wall.

buying fruit and vegetables, circa 1885

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a large tag over another mural.  Someone has then written large red letters that say Stop not taggin art

stop not taggin art & watch yourself

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A brick wall that runs across the back of the park. It is covered with graffiti.  There is a metal gate in the center and you can see that there is  more graffiti on the walls of the alley behind.

at the back of the park

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A chain link fence in front of a piece of graffiti in oranges, yellows and purple

diamonds of colour

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A city of Toronto sign that has had four stickers attached to it.

Plea no the, Elder abuse, and Don’t worry CAMH is only a block away, all on one sign

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