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Distillery Historic District
This national historic site astounds the eyes with its cobblestone streets and painstakingly restored Victorian industrial architecture. Dating to 1832 and the founding of the Gooderham & Worts distillery, this arts-and-culture hub is now home to galleries, boutiques, restaurants and cafes, as well as a new wave of distilleries and craft breweries. While its Old Town of Toronto roots run deep, the district is actually quite young, its resurrection only dating back to 2003.
- The Old World charm and light-filled spectacle that is the annual Toronto Christmas Market
- Artwork and crafts by First Nations, Inuit and Métis artists at Gallery Indigena
- Emerging and mid-career contemporary artists at Corkin Gallery
- The annual Groundswell Festival at the award-winning and unabashedly feminist Nightwood Theatre
- SOMA Chocolatemaker’s bean-to-bar truffles, drinking chocolate, spreads and cookies
BOUNDARIES: Parliament Street to the west, Cherry Street to the east, Mill Street to the north and Distillery Lane to the south.
PUBLIC TRANSIT (TTC): King subway station, then take the 504 streetcar to Distillery Loop.
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