Toronto Distillery District
The Distillery District is a very popular Toronto Destination, featuring a wide variety of boutiques and restaurants in a historic setting
The Toronto Distillery District has a rich history going all the way back to the early 1800s.
The original site of the Gooderham and Worts Distillery it was the largest distillery in the world by the 1860s. The de-industrialization of neighbouring areas finally resulted in the shutting down of all remaining distillery operations by 1990. In 2001, the run down Distillery District, was reclaimed and transformed into a historical district with a unique collection of boutiques, art galleries, coffeehouses and restaurants. It also became the home of the Young Centre for the Performing Arts. This reclamation project has preserved the largest collection of Victorian industrial buildings in North America.
The brick-lined streets limited to pedestrian traffic and the outdoor patios and restaurants create a vibrant and interesting experience. You will not find any franchise stores here! The film industry has used this location in the filming of many popular movies.
The Distillery District is one of Toronto's must see attractions. The unique atmosphere and lighting at nighttime also make it a great place for a date or a romantic evening. For more information see the Official Website: The Distillery District.