Building Toronto: Stories of the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood

Beginning with the Town of York’s early modest footprint, Building Toronto: Stories of the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood explores urban development and the civic engagement of its population. Discover, in this travelling exhibition, how our city’s first planned neighbourhood served as the building blocks for Toronto’s commercial, cultural, social, and political history.

See the exhibit at these local landmarks:

  • March 31 to April 18: St. Lawrence Hall – 157 King Street East, Lobby
  • June 27 to July 28: Globe and Mail Centre, 351 King Street East, Lobby
  • October 30 to November 28: Toronto Public Library, St. Lawrence Branch, 171 Front Street East
    • Join Heritage Toronto on November 23 for a special talk on the history of the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood
  • Opening December 1: Market Gallery, 95 Front Street East, 2nd level

Additional dates coming soon!

Presented in partnership with St. Lawrence Neighbourhood Assocation and University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information

See Historical Plaques in the St Lawrence Neighbourhood in the street or online (click here for a full page map)