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Toronto's Towering Cathedrals of Commerce

By Michael Binetti

Saturday, May 7

11:00AM - 12:30PM 



Language: English

Area: Downtown

Theme: Arts, Architecture, History, and Culture

Accessibility: Family-Friendly, Wheelchair-friendly, Busy Sidewalks


In the early 20th century, Toronto was already one the preeminent skyscraper cities of the world.


Come for a walk through the heart of Toronto, and learn about the history of our skyscrapers, from the early towers now hidden in the downtown landscape to the grand projects that never materialized.

  • Walk Start Location: Commerce Court Plaza - Behind 25 King Street West. Access off the east side of Bay Street, south of King, or from Melinda Street, west of Yonge Street. Meet at the fountain. I will have a skyscraper tour sign.

  • Nearest Public Transit: King Street Station

  • Walk End Location: Union Station - Bay and Front Streets

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