Old Town

The historic centre of Toronto offers a peek into the past, with an eye towards the future. 

Old Town is set on the original 10 blocks that started Toronto. Today it’s replete with Victorian industrial architecture, a diverse and renowned food market and beautifully manicured green spaces.

Don’t miss:

  • Eating your way through St. Lawrence Market, one of the best food markets in the world
  • Exploring the cobblestone streets and array of boutiques in the Distillery Historic District
  • A photo in front of the Gooderham Building near St. Lawrence Market
  • Fun in Corktown’s community parks, such as a picnic in Corktown Common or seeking out street art in Underpass Park
  • Picking up locally crafted spirits, beer and sake at the Distillery Historic District

BOUNDARIES: Yonge Street to the west, the Don River and Don Valley Parkway to the east, Queen Street East to the north and the Gardiner Expressway to the south.

PUBLIC TRANSIT (TTC): King or Queen subway stations. 504 and 501 streetcars. 

Old Town Neighbourhoods

The historic clock and Gooderham & Worts buildings at the Distillery District
Street art in Underpass Park
Cabbagetown street sign