Downtown Palaces of Retail

Downtown Palaces of Retail

WALK LEADER : Michael Andrew Binetti

DATE : Saturday May 4, 2024

WALK START TIME : 11:00 a.m.

WALK END TIME : 12:30 p.m.

WALK START LOCATION : Market Lane Park - Front Street Entrance, across from Saint Lawrence Market.

Front Street, west of Jarvis Street.

WALK END LOCATION : Queen and Bay Streets


Shopping downtown has always been special.

Places like Saint Lawrence Market, Eaton's, Simpsons, Sam the Record Man, and countless other places have left their mark on our downtown.

Join us on this walk to learn about the first stores and markets of the tiny town of York, to the grand department stores and specialty stores that made a trip downtown special.

LANGUAGE : English


  • Architecture and Urban Planning
  • History and Places
  • People and Communities


  • Busy sidewalks
  • Family-friendly walk
  • Walk leader will use audio amplification