LIBERTY RECLAIMED: HISTORY OF THE VILLAGE
Thursday, July 5 | 6:30 PM
Explore the west end’s Liberty Village, one of the fastest-growing condominium and creative districts in the city. The community’s rich heritage can be seen in the adaptive reuse of its industrial buildings, the remains of the Central Prison Chapel, and its many artists’ studios – come and see how it all fits together. Tour starts at Massey Harris Park (945 King Street West) and ends at Lamport Stadium (1151 King Street West)
A SHORE THING: TORONTO’S CENTRAL WATERFRONT
Saturday, July 7 | 1:30 PM
Take a walk on the water side to learn more about harbour front landmarks like the Toronto Harbour Commission Building, the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, Harbourfront Centre, Ireland Park and Billy Bishop Airport – not to mention several of the park spaces that now dot the water’s edge. Tour starts at Toronto Harbour Commission Building (60 Harbour Street) and ends at Little Norway Park (659 Queens Quay West).
GUILD PARK: WHERE ART MEETS NATURE
Sunday, July 8 | 1:30 PM
Discover the legacy of “The Guild of All Arts”, at 201 Guildwood Parkway, the only artists’ community in Canada during the Great Depression. This walk explores the history of Guild Park, the natural beauty of the Scarborough Bluffs, and the new Monument Walk – a path through specially commissioned sculptures and architectural fragments from historic Toronto buildings seen in photo above.
For more information go to www.heritagetoronto.org