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Exploring Old Town Toronto Through Jane Jacob’s Eyes

Stella Rossovskaia

Join us on a captivating journey through Old Town Toronto as we explore the neighbourhood through the eyes of urban pioneer Jane Jacobs.

Delve into the historic streets and landmarks that shaped following Jacobs' vision of vibrant, community-centered urban living. From the bustling St. Lawrence Market to the charming Corktown, and the revitalized Distillery District, this 1.5-hour walking tour offers a unique perspective on Toronto's heritage and the enduring influence of Jane Jacobs' ideas on urban planning and community development.

Discover the stories behind the city's iconic sites and gain insights into how Jacobs' principles continue to shape the fabric of Toronto today.

Don't miss this opportunity to experience the rich history and dynamic spirit of Old Town Toronto on a journey inspired by one of the most influential voices in urbanism.

Walk Start:

Aroma Cafe Lobby - 20 Wellington East, Toronto

Distillery District

Walk End:

Date: May 5

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.




Architecture and Urban Planning
Arts and Culture
History and Places
People and Communities


Uneven terrain, Fast-paced walk, Busy sidewalks, Indoor stops.

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