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Yonge Street Architecture

Join us in celebrating 220+ years of Yonge Street. This tour explores a portion of downtown Yonge through an appreciation of its oldest buildings and ongoing change. Start Point: YMCA (20 Grosvenor Street) End Point: Old City Hall (60 Queen Street West) … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of the Ward: Toronto’s First Immigrant Neighbourhood

Come learn about what early 20th century reformers called a dense, dirty, disease-ridden and morally-depraved neighbourhood—St. John’s Ward. The Ward was bulldozed in 1965 to make way for New City Hall, but a few original structures survive. The tour provides a rare glimpse at … Continue reading

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Yonge Street Architecture

Join us in celebrating 220+ years of Yonge Street. This tour explores a portion of downtown Yonge through an appreciation of its oldest buildings and ongoing change. Start Point: YMCA (20 Grosvenor Street) End Point: Old City Hall (60 Queen Street West) … Continue reading

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West Don Lands: from Manufacturing to Medals

The area around the mouth of the Don River has undergone several transformations since the days when Aboriginal people fished and hunted in the marshes there. Hear about the area’s industrial past, its role hosting the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games athletes, and its … Continue reading

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Yonge Street Architecture

Join us in celebrating 220+ years of Yonge Street. This tour explores a portion of downtown Yonge through an appreciation of its oldest buildings and ongoing change. Start Point: YMCA (20 Grosvenor Street) End Point: Old City Hall (60 Queen Street West) … Continue reading

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West Don Lands: from Manufacturing to Medals

The area around the mouth of the Don River has undergone several transformations since the days when Aboriginal people fished and hunted in the marshes there. Hear about the area’s industrial past, its role hosting the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games athletes, and its … Continue reading

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Creating Toronto: The Story of the City in Seven Stops

Walk through the history of Toronto in seven stops! A must-do for visitors, new Torontonians, and those looking to be tourists in their own city, Creating Toronto uncovers some of the most celebrated sites and stories that have shaped the 6ix. Start Point/End: … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of the Ward: Toronto’s First Immigrant Neighbourhood

Come learn about what early 20th century reformers called a dense, dirty, disease-ridden and morally-depraved neighbourhood—St. John’s Ward. The Ward was bulldozed in 1965 to make way for New City Hall, but a few original structures survive. The tour provides a rare glimpse at … Continue reading

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Yonge Street Architecture

Join us in celebrating 220+ years of Yonge Street. This tour explores a portion of downtown Yonge through an appreciation of its oldest buildings and ongoing change. Start Point: YMCA (20 Grosvenor Street) End Point: Old City Hall (60 Queen Street West) … Continue reading

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Yonge Street Architecture

Join us in celebrating 220+ years of Yonge Street. This tour explores a portion of downtown Yonge through an appreciation of its oldest buildings and ongoing change. Start Point: YMCA (20 Grosvenor Street) End Point: Old City Hall (60 Queen Street West) … Continue reading

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