Toronto's Downtown Palaces of Retail
By Michael Binetti
Sunday, May 8
Theme: Arts & Architecture, History & Culture
Accessibility: Family-Friendly, Wheelchair-friendly, 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. EATON'S, SIMPSONS, SAM SAM THE RECORD MAN, HUDSON'S BAY and more famous places that shaped downtown retail will be discussed on the tour.
Walk Start Location: Berczy Park, Front Street, east of Scott Street, one block east of Yonge. I will be near the fountain with a "Downtown Retail Tour" sign.
Nearest Public Transit: Union Station
Walk End Location: College Park