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"I appreciate this neighbourhood and I like the fact that it's a community. People here are into the idea of sharing: spaces, ideas... Yeah, a community concept. But it's changed lately. People used to hang out and play music and gather around and talk and socialize a lot more than they do now.

 

It's a lot less of a bohemian feel, y'know? It's becoming more of a square neighbourhood. Maybe because the new buildings, the cops patrolling... I don't know. Maybe the old regulars have moved away. Who knows for what reason, but it's happening.

 

I guess if that kind of thing is important to people, they'd work hard to keep it, but I suppose it's up to whoever is moving here. If people are looking for a more secular neighbourhood, but they want to live in this part of the city, they impact this community in their own way." Eli

 

 

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Taken on August 27, 2015