This exciting two-hour tour starts at Union Station and ends at City Hall on Bay Street. We have been assured that this tour is at a leisurely pace with places to sit while listening and washrooms available throughout.
Bruce Bell will walk us to different sites and provide historical information about each one. Check out his website at http://www.brucebelltours.ca/.
We will meet Bruce at 61 Front Street East (SE corner of Front and Bay).
This tour will cover the stunning 1920s skyscrapers built along Bay Street in downtown Toronto. It will also include visits to modern skyscrapers like the TD Centre built in 1966 by famed International Style architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Commerce Court built by IM Pei in 1972. Then we will discover some of the newest just-built skyscrapers as well as the stunning art deco Concourse Building 1929 with murals by the Group of 7.
We will end the tour at noon with lunch at Sap restaurant located at 401 Bay Street, (own expense).
Please be sure to indicate when registering if you will or will not be joining us for lunch. https://www.saprestaurant.com/.
Travel will be by GO train (own expense) leaving Ajax Station at 8:52 a.m. or Pickering Station at 8:57 a.m. We will meet on the accessibility coach, upper level.
This will be a rain-or-shine event!