Downtown Palaces of Retail
By Michael Binetti
Saturday, May 6
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Area: St. Lawrence District
Theme: Arts and Culture, Architecture and Urban Planning
Accessibility: Busy sidewalks
Get dressed up, you're going downtown to shop!
Shopping downtown has always been a special event. Come learn about the grand palaces of retail that transformed the downtown area into the place to be on a Saturday. From the earliest stores in the tiny town of York, to legendary places like EATON'S, SIMPSONS, SAM SAM THE RECORD MAN, and HUDSON'S BAY.
Walk Start Location: Market Lane Park - Front Street Entrance, directly across from St Lawrence Market, on Front Street, west of Jarvis Street, next to the TD Bank.
Walk End Location: Yonge and College