You’ll hear of the history of this area from when it was forested to its current
commercial, religious and political focus. Highlights include the Old and New City Halls, Osgoode Hall, the Simpson Building,
Eaton Centre, Massey Hall, McKenzie House, Ryerson, St. George’s Arts & Letters Club, Holy Blossom Temple, E.J.
Lennox designed bank, Elgin & Winter Garden Theatres, the Pantages Theatre, Massey Hall, Scadding House and the Church
of the Holy Trinity and many others. Buildings that have come and gone like the great merchandise stores of Eaton’s
& Simpson’s, churches like Knox Presbyterian, the estate homes of Teraulay Cottage and Elmsley Villa. Told will
be how Toronto’s streets are laid out starting at Yonge and Queen, the immigrant reception area called the Ward, and
the many persons of the past like Jessie Ketchum, William Lyon McKenzie, Rev. Scadding, Eaton and Simpson and the Masseys.
the Downtown Yonge area is where you find some of the best business, shopping and entertainment in Toronto. There are five
major hotels (including the largest in Canada), is dense with retail and office establishments including the Toronto Eaton
Centre, Atrium on Bay and College Park, is teeming with restaurants, and developments including Yonge-Dundas Square, and is
home to the Canon Theatre, Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre and Massey Hall. This Toronto Walking Tour last two
begin at either 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Cost $25 per person.
information and/or reservations can be made by calling 416-367-0380 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Reservation should
be made as soon as possible since it is on a first come first serve bases. On the day of the tour reservations can
be made right up to the tour's start provided you have talked to a live operator to confirm the tour.
Genova Tours (Toronto Downtown, City Halls
230 Rose Park Drive
Toronto, Canada, M4T1R5