Learn the stories and secrets of the provincial legislature, the mansions on Queen’s Park Crescent, St. Michael’s University, and Victoria University, while seeing some new and interesting Toronto architecture.
Prepare yourself for a unique and remarkable trip. See Imperial Russia with onion-domed cathedrals, palaces, thrones, crown jewels and the art masterpieces of the famous Hermitage; and 20th century Russia, leaders in the space race. Bob McDonald, the host of CBC’s Quirks and Quarks, takes us behind the scenes.
With 100,000 commuters flooding in daily to move billions of dollars, it’s no wonder that the built environment in the financial district offers so much visual inspiration. Admire the work of noted architects such as Mies van der Rohe, I.M. Pei and Santiago Calatrava, and discover surprising public art.
Tour through Riverdale whose history includes indigenous settlement, brickmakers, medical facilities, jailbreakers, and a Russian royal. Discover how this east end area has evolved over two centuries and continues to reflect the changing demographics of the city.
Once the most fashionable address in Toronto, Jarvis Street retains many of its old mansions and churches, and has acquired new architectural gems. A walk down this broad street provides insight into its elegant past and energetic present.
While exploring the landmark religious buildings along Church and Bond Streets, including the recently restored St. Michael’s Cathedral, learn about the role the church played in the social development of the city and Upper Canada.
Discover the rich history of the Danforth, which includes beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Music Hall and former Nickelodeon. Learn about the Playters, an early and influential family.
This walk is offered in both English and French languages.