TITLE: In Descent
A young man at the Hamilton GO Centre. It's interesting when doing street photography in Corktown, how inadvertently the majority of the people who appear in my images actually fit the largest demographic group according to Statistics Canada's Code Red census tract. It indicates to me that the acquired figures are accurate.
From stairways, trestles and topography to people, I also find that this train and bus station is the hub of Corktown's activity and general character. The centre is surprisingly more a community focal point than the area's pubs or even the medical and legal establishments along James Street South and Charlton Avenue. Whatever happens to this neighbourhood, will likely be impacted in some way by the Hamilton GO Centre. That's definitely something to keep in mind with urban and social planning.
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