Toronto Streets, Avenues & Boulevards
Queen Street East
Queen Street East is lined with antique and junk shops, drawing large crowds. Access this area via the Queen Street streetcar as parking is quite expensive.
Yonge Street is the main, north-south street of the city, lined with several shops and attractions including the Eaton Centre, Dundas Square and Hockey Hall of Fame. Many cultural events take place along Yonge Street including celebrations of major wins by hometown favourites, the Toronto Maple Leafs. Other events include the Santa Claus and Toronto Gay Pride Parades and the annual street festival.
This bustling street is known for its silver buildings and skyscrapers. The shining buildings give the street a distinctly futuristic feel, greatly enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.
King Street East
King Street East is loaded with furniture shops. Starting at Jarvis Street, browse the massive and decorative window displays, continuing almost until the Don River. Art dealers, cafes and custom framing shops are also located in this area.
Dundas Street is a major arterial street running through downtown Toronto and serves as the locale for several major commercial centres such as Dundas Square and the Toronto Easton Centre. The Art Gallery of Ontario is located along Dundas Street and Chinatown can be found where the street meets Spadina Avenue.