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The other side of the street

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Today as you stroll through Dundas Square, fountains surprise and bilboards surround you.

Before Yonge and Dundas became home to a public square, before the walls of a movie theatre became the view from Lake Devo instead of the CN tower, the edge of campus was a completely different scene.

The story of that transformation captivated The Eyeopener in 1998. We are pleased to bring you The Other Side of the Street, a Canadian Community Newspaper Award-winning investigative series in one place for the first time.

A crusade to heal the streets by Kenny Yum.

Previously working for The Globe and Mail and The National Post websites, Yum is now Managing Editor of The Huffington Post and AOL Canada. Follow him @yumke.

Back to mend an intersection by Graeme Smith.

After winning three National Newspaper Awards, a Michener Award and an Emmy while working at The Globe and Mail, Smith is now a Senior Analyst with The International Crisis Group. He lives in Afghanistan. Follow him  @smithkabul.

In the battle of their lives by Caroline Alphonso.

Alphonso has gone on to be an education reporter at The Globe and Mail. Follow her @calphonso.

Crossroads of a legacy by Ranata D’Aliesio.

D’Aliesio is currently a national news reporter for The Globe and Mail, in the past she also worked for the Calgary Herald and Edmonton Journal. Follow her @RenataDAliesio.

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