July 1, 2009
by Canadian Architect
Until October 4, 2009, free historic neighbourhood walking tours continue through the summer and explore the city’s cultural, natural and architectural history, all celebrating Toronto’s 175th birthday,
New walks include: Fringe Festival Sites, Union Station and the Railway Lands, Mackenzie’s 1834 Toronto, Agincourt Village, The Leafy Side of the Beach, Imagining Toronto’s Past, Atop the Davenport Hill in the 1920s and The Humber: Celebrating 10 Years as a Heritage River.
The tours are researched, designed and led by local historians, groups and professionals from across the City, who volunteer their time and energy. Walks are free and no reservations are required in order to attend.
For more information and a detailed schedule of walks on offer, please visit www.heritagetoronto.org.
The Heritage Toronto Walks Program is generously supported by TD Canada Trust, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation and sponsored by spacing magazine.
Heritage Toronto works with the citizens of Toronto to advocate for, preserve, and promote a greater appreciation for our city’s rich heritage. Through partnerships with local community groups and volunteers, Heritage Toronto works to heighten awareness of our shared history by providing city-wide programs and services. Programs include free neighbourhood walking tours, our downloadable iTours program, the annual Heritage Toronto Awards and William Kilbourn Memorial Lecture, a heritage plaques and markers program and participation in Doors Open Toronto.