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Looking back at Mary Johns, an artists’ haven in mid-century Toronto

By John Lorinc In the early 1950s, an artist named Albert Franck rented a cramped row house at 94 Gerrard St. W., at Elizabeth St. Born in Holland in 1899, Franck had immigrated to Canada in 1926. He cycled restlessly through a series of manufacturing jobs after the Second World […]