A sari ending?

Neelam Silk is one of the dressier storefronts on Gerrard.

Photo credits– Left: Google Street View Right: Andrew Horne

The big sign in the window suggests that an established South Asian business is leaving the Bazaar. The store is a big one and it needs an occupant. Can it be a successful new South Asian business? It’s great that the Bazaar is becoming more cosmopolitan, but there is a popular sentiment that would like to hang on to the core “Little India” identity it has had since the 70s.

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