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Old Town is Toronto’s important historical area that dates back to the early 19th century. This neighbourhood consists of St. Lawrence Market and The Distillery Historic District and its borders are Yonge Street to the west, the Don River to the east, Queen Street to the north and the city’s railway lines to the south.

Neighbourhood Vibes


The St. Lawrence Market: 95 Front Street East

The St. Lawrence Market Complex is one of Toronto’s major public markets and consists of three main buildings: The South Market, the North Market and St. Lawrence Hall, which are located on the southwest corner of Front and Lower Jarvis Street.

Gooderham Building: 49 Wellington Street East

Sandwiched between Front Street and Wellington Street in downtown Toronto, this Flatiron Building, is a must-see when in the Old Town neighbourhood. Its distinct red-brick and narrow facade boasts of its architectural heritage, which stands out from Toronto’s modern backdrop.

Hockey Hall of Fame: 30 Yonge Street

Founded in 1943, this building is a house of memories dedicated to Canada’s most famous sport - Ice hockey. It lives to preserve and memorialize the history of this beloved game, including those who have made great contributions and achievements in the past.

Toronto Sculpture Garden: 115 King Street East

These public grounds are home to the experiments of visual artists since 1981. This park gives them the opportunity to work in an urban environment that allows them to gain experience for future artistic endeavours.

Around the Corner

Nathan Philips Square

Allan Gardens

Harbour Front Centre


Elementary School Gabrielle-Roy

Beverley School

St. Michael Catholic School

Downtown Alternative School

George Brown College


Walk: The Old Town neighbourhood is compact and convenient for the unhurried traveller who can explore the Distillery District and the St. Lawrence market by foot. Bus: 121, 505, 6, 72, 75, 97 Train: BR, RH, UP Subway: 1 Street Car: 504

Restaurant & Retail

George Restaurant

Located on 111 Queen Street E, get ready to tuck into delightful french cuisine and enjoy a romantic ambience with your dinner date.


Located along 15 Toronto St, this Italian restaurant offers up not just a delicious meal but an intimate dining experience for all.

Nami Japanese Seafood Restaurant

Located on 55 Adelaide St, E, this is where traditional Japanese cuisine is served up with a modern, tantalizing twist.