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Toronto/King Street East and St Lawrence Market

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King Street East & St Lawrence Market is in Toronto.

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Union and King stations on the Yonge subway line are located close to this neighbourhood. Union is ideal for St Lawrence Market and King is closest to King St East.

Streetcar route 504 runs the length of King Street, from Broadview station to Dundas West station, both on the Bloor-Danforth subway line. The 504 also connects with the Yonge-University-Spadina at St. Andrew and King stations.

Bus routes 65, 72 and 172 run along the Esplanade from Union Station. 65 turns north and continues along Parliament St. through Cabbagetown to Castle Frank station and 75 and 175 turn south and continue along Cherry St. to the Portlands. All three routes serve the Distillery District.

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  • Gooderham Building, 49 Wellington St E (Yonge subway to Union Station, then three blocks east on Front or 504 streetcar to Church Street, then one block south on Church St.), [1]. Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm. The Gooderham Building, generally known as the Flatiron Building, is a five-storey, wedge-shaped building at the intersection of Front, Church and Wellington Streets. It was built in 1892 and was the first flatiron building in a major city. Until 1952 the building housed the offices of Gooderham & Worts Distillers, whose distilling buildings now make up the Distillery District several blocks to the east.  edit
  • St. Lawrence Hall, 157 King St. East (504 streetcar to Jarvis Street), (416) 392-7130, [2]. This ornate, Renaissance Revival building was built in 1850 to be Toronto's main meeting space and was a major centre for political speeches and concerts. It is now used for a diverse range of uses, from weddings to art shows.  edit
  • Cathedral Church of St. James, 65 Church Street (504 streetcar to Church Street), 416-364-7865, [3]. Sun-Fri: 7:30am-5:30pm; Sat: 9am-5pm. This impressive, gothic revival cathedral was built in 1844. It has an extremely pleasant garden that allows for relaxing people watching on King St. Free.  edit


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