10 Quirky, Unusual Things About #Toronto

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Tue, Sep 17th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

blogTO has this amusing gallery covering 10 quirky things you might not know about Toronto. I was aware of some of them, but never noticed the half house on St. Patrick Street.

Every city has features that remain obscure. Be it lost subway stations, hidden passageways or bits of history that still shape our current streetscape, there are "secrets" lurking all across our urban milieu. Many of these hidden places have been documented by explorers of abandonments and other sites that don't welcome public access, but there are also quirky aspects of our city that sit out in the open, hiding in plain view. Here's a list of 10 features of the Toronto landscape that are as fascinating as they are little known.

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