Map of downtown Toronto
Downtown Toronto map. Map of downtown Toronto (Canada) to print. Map of downtown Toronto (Canada) to download. Downtown Toronto is the primary central business district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Located entirely within the former municipality of Old Toronto, it is approximately bounded by Bloor Street to the north, Lake Ontario to the south, the Don River to the east, and Bathurst Street to the west as its mentioned in the map of downtown Toronto. The area of downtown Toronto is made up of the city largest concentration of skyscrapers and businesses. It also contains buildings of the municipal government of Toronto and provincial government of Ontario.
The Financial District, centered on the intersection of Bay Street and King Street as its mentioned in the map of downtown Toronto, is the centerpiece of the Canada financial industry. It contains the Toronto Stock Exchange, which is the largest in Canada and seventh in the world by market capitalization. The construction of skyscrapers in Downtown Toronto had started to rapidly increase during the 1960s. The retail core of the downtown is the Downtown Yonge area located along Yonge Street from College Street to Queen Street. There is a large concentration of retail here, including the Toronto Eaton Centre indoor mall.
There are an estimated 600 retail stores, 150 bars and restaurants, and 7 hotels. Downtown Toronto is home to the flagship department stores of The Bay and Sears Canada (formerly Eaton) as you can see in the map of downtown Toronto. The Toronto Eaton Centre is a large, multilevel enclosed shopping mall and office complex. It houses 330 stores and the building itself occupies several blocks. The most famous and busiest road in Toronto is Yonge Street, which starts at the end of Lake Ontario and runs through downtown, continuing north all the way to the city of Barrie, Ontario. Other streets like Dundas, Bloor, Queen, King, and University are very popular also.
Downtown Toronto contains dozens of notable skyscrapers. The area of First Canadian Place is the tallest building in Canada at height of 298 metres (978 feet). Once the tallest free-standing structure in the world, the CN Tower which located in downtown Toronto, is the tallest landmark in Toronto, standing at 553.33 metres (1,815 ft., 5 inches) as its shown in the map of downtown Toronto. Other notable buildings include Scotia Plaza, TD Centre, Commerce Court, the Royal Bank Plaza, The Bay's flagship store, and the Fairmont Royal York Hotel.