Toronto has been an economic hub since the 1850s. Come take a journey through the heart of its Financial District. You will gain insight into the architectural and commercial evolution of Toronto, along with the innovations that enabled the construction of the modern high rise city. Learn about the buildings that helped change the face of Commerce in this ever-changing cityscape. Along Queen Street, we'll stop to view both Old and New City Halls, where we will deepen our understanding and appreciation of these important landmarks.
Brookfield Place, Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto Dominion Centre, Commerce Court, Old City Hall, New City Hall
Start at the northeast corner of Yonge and Front. You should be facing the Bank of Montreal, now the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Places to stop along the way:
Hockey Hall of Fame; Marche, PATH, The Bay, Nathan Phillips Square/City Hall
Best time to walk:
The weekend is nicest if you prefer a quieter streetscape; this area is bustling Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:00.
This is a generally safe area, but always be alert and use common sense.
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