Old Town (St. Lawrence Market/Distillery Historic District)
Location: The area roughly bordered by Yonge Street to the west, the Don River to the east, Queen Street East to the north and the city’s railway lines to the south
Old Town is an important historical area that dates back to Toronto’s beginnings in the early 19th century, when horse-drawn carriages were the popular mode of transportation. Nine neighbourhoods in Toronto’s lower east en make up what is affectionately referred to as Old Town.
Revitalized areas such as the Distillery District, the picturesque Flatiron Building, St. Lawrence Market, Front Street and King Street have made this community popular with shoppers, art lovers and photographers looking fora glimpse into Toronto’s past. Stroll through enchanting cobblestone streets, and enjoy the community’s flourishing arts and culture scene.