The Toronto Distillery District is an example of revitalization and preservation of old Toronto. It was founded in 1832 by William Gooderham and James Worts (“Gooderham & Worts”). By the 1860’s, it became the largest alcoholic beverage producer in the world. It
The Gooderham Flatiron building is an iconic structure which was thankfully salvaged from Toronto’s demolition era of the 1960’s and 70’s. Construction was completed in 1892, and it’s said that it inspired New York’s famous flatiron building which was completed in 1902.
Founded in 1858, Allan Gardens is situated in downtown Toronto bordering Gerrard, Sherbourne, Carleton and Jarvis Street. The pavilion was originally built in 1879 but burned down in 1902 and was rebuilt, in Victorian style, in 1910 as the Palm House. Over the