Saskatoon neighbourhood cleans up its image: Globe and Mail

Here’s an interesting story about Riversdale that ran in today’s Globe and Mail.

“Riversdale’s 20th Street West has been the area’s commercial corridor for more than a century. Despite its early decades as a thriving community, Riversdale started to slide into a period of property neglect, poverty, crime and substance abuse during the 1960s. So notorious had the area become that, in the early 1990s, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix accompanied its newspaper reports with a specially designed “Violence on 20th” logo bordered by two switchblades.”

Read the whole story here.