at a glancein&aroundthe neighbourhood

Location

Uptown is located on downtown Toronto’s North end. Uptown spans from St. Claire Avenue to Lawrence Avenue and consists of multiple parks such as Lawrence Park, Bedford Park, Lytton Park to name a few.

Recreation

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM): 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto

Royal Ontario Museum is Canada’s largest museum and houses over 6,000,000 items and 40 galleries of historical artifacts and world culture. It is no wonder than it brings in over 0ne million visitors annually.

Gardiner Museum: 111 Queens Park Crescent

Situated directly opposite the ROM, this three-storey, ceramics museum houses over 4,000 pieces of earthenware and porcelain. Opened by George and Helena Gardiner, this museum has been around since its unveiling on 6 march 1984.

Spadina House: 285 Spadina Road, Toronto

Spadina House is a historic house museum where its art, interior design and architecture reflects the styles of the 1860s to the 1930s. This house was built by James Austin, a rich banker who lived in the home until 1983, which was when the house was given to the city of Toronto.

Bata Shoe Museum: 327 Bloor St West, Toronto

The Bata Shoe Museum is a home of footwear, which includes more than 13,000 shoes that dates back 4,500 years. It contains the world’ largest collection of footwear with its initial collection from Sonja Bata herself.

Around the Corner

Casa Loma

Mel Lastman Square

Distillery Historic District

St. Lawrence Market

The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario

Education

Crescent School

Crescent School

University of Toronto

Transportation

Walk: Walking: Getting around Uptown by foot is a cost effective and easy way to take in all the sights and sounds of what this neighbourhood has to offer. Biking: You can even rent two wheels to get around this compact neighbourhood. Public Transport: This neighbourhood is easy to navigate by bus as well.

Restaurant & Retail

Mezza Notte Trattoria

Located on 5304 Yonge Street, this place offers a great Italian spread and a cool dining atmosphere, making it perfect for birthday parties!

Pancer’s Original Deli

Located on 3856 Bathurst Street and known as Toronto’s best deli, this Jewish deli is renowned for its Pastrami Sandwiches and Jewish food fare.

Gryfe’s Bagel Bakery

Located on 3421 Bathurst Street, this bagel place has been open for more than 50 years and during that time it has gained recognition for its delicious variety of bagels.