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Yorkville : From Counter-culture to Couture

Saturday, September 1, 1:30PM During the 1960s, Yorkville was the Bohemian centre of the hippie and youth counter-culture movements. Today, it is a destination for couture shopping, fine art galleries, and celebrity watching. Join us on a walk through Yorkville … Continue reading

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Yorkville : From Counter-culture to Couture

Thursday, July 12, 6:30PM During the 1960s, Yorkville was the Bohemian centre of the hippie and youth counter-culture movements. Today, it is a destination for couture shopping, fine art galleries, and celebrity watching. Join us on a walk through Yorkville … Continue reading

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Yorkville : From Counter-culture to Couture

Saturday, June 30, 1:30PM During the 1960s, Yorkville was the Bohemian centre of the hippie and youth counter-culture movements. Today, it is a destination for couture shopping, fine art galleries, and celebrity watching. Join us on a walk through Yorkville … Continue reading

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Yorkville : From Counter-culture to Couture

Thursday, May 31, 6:30PM During the 1960s, Yorkville was the Bohemian centre of the hippie and youth counter-culture movements. Today, it is a destination for couture shopping, fine art galleries, and celebrity watching. Join us on a walk through Yorkville … Continue reading

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Yorkville Music Scene

Discover the birthplace of Canadian song. Visit the sites of famous clubs and coffeehouses like the Riverboat and the Penny Farthing, and learn how stars such as Joni Mitchell and Neil Young got their start. Note: This is an exterior tour only. … Continue reading

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Yorkville Music Scene

Discover the birthplace of Canadian song. Visit the sites of famous clubs and coffeehouses like the Riverboat and the Penny Farthing, and learn how stars such as Joni Mitchell and Neil Young got their start. Note: This is an exterior tour only. … Continue reading

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Jesse Ketchum School

In 1856 Jesse Ketchum, tanner and philanthropist, donated this land to the Village of Yorkville for a public park and as a site for a Free and Common School. The school erected at that time with later additions was replaced … Continue reading

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Riverboat Coffee House

Opened in 1964 in the basement of a Victorian row house that once stood on this site, the Riverboat coffee house quickly became one of North America’s premier intimate venues for singer-songwriters. On the leading edge of the surging folk … Continue reading

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