The history of the Hoggs Hollow neighbourhood in Toronto
Hoggs Hollow is a beautiful and luxurious Toronto neighbourhood, but also home to one of the city's most unfortunate disasters.
The area is bounded by Yonge Street, York Mills Road, Highland Crescent and Rosedale Golf Club. It's known for its expensive homes, gorgeous landscape and the Hoggs Hollow Disaster of 1960.
Before being developed, however, the land was not much more than a swamp. In fact, the soil was so wet that much of it was not suitable for farming.
It was named after the Hogg fa