Toronto Financial District

Occupying several blocks, Toronto's Financial District is home to some of the largest banks and financial institutions in Canada. You could easily get to this busy neighbourhood by riding commuter trains or TTC subway trains and streetcars. In addition to hosting notable corporations in contemporary skyscrapers, the district has a performing arts complex, ice hockey museum and plenty of great dining options. Click to book your Toronto tours.

Skyline

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Having a strong corporate presence, Toronto's Financial District naturally boasts the tallest buildings in the city. Centrally located in the neighbourhood, the 72-floor First Canadian Place dominates the skyline. Measuring 978 feet tall, this modern skyscraper has been Canada's tallest building since opening in the late 1970s. The Adelaide Toronto and Scotia Plaza are some other notable properties that also exceed the 900-foot mark. The TD Bank Tower and TD Canada Trust Tower emphasize the visible presence of some of Canada's largest financial institutions in this part of the city. Featuring 58 floors, 88 Scott is one of the tallest residential buildings in Toronto. The lush grounds at Osgoode Hall and Toronto City Hall provide great panoramic views of the district's impressive skyline. You can also relax at the intimate Cloud Gardens and admire the stunning urban views. Click to book your Toronto tours.

Entertainment and Attractions

The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts stands at the northwestern corner of Toronto's Financial District. Having a contemporary facade, this complex includes the R. Fraser Elliott Hall. More than 2,000 spectators could watch the Canadian Opera Company perform at this world-class concert hall. The Four Seasons Centre also hosts performances by the National Ballet of Canada. Located inside the iconic Toronto Stock Exchange, the Design Exchange Museum hosts exhibits on fashion, architectural and industrial design. Having not-for-profit status, this entity has historic archives on some of Canada's premier industrial designers. The Hockey Hall of Fame is another top attraction in this busy part of Toronto. This museum celebrates the most successful ice hockey players in the world. As you browse the galleries, you'll see autographed jerseys, gear and equipment from legends who played in the NHL. The museum also has galleries that present the early history of the sport in Canada and the United States of America. The Hockey Hall of Fame is conveniently located at Brookfield Place, one of the district's premier mixed-used hubs. The Allen Lambert Galleria will lead you to high-end restaurants, food vendors and retailers. Specialty shops and car rental kiosks operate at Brookfield Place. Click to book your Toronto City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour.

Visiting the Toronto Financial District

Union Station provides easy access into Toronto's Financial District. Via Rail and Go Transit trains connect this massive rail complex with other cities in Ontario. The Union Pearson Express also takes passengers between this train station and Toronto Pearson International Airport. Multiple TTC subway stations are strategically scattered in the city's financial hub. The Yonge-University Line serves Queen, King, St. Andrew and Osgoode stations. You may also hop on and off several streetcar lines that run along King Street, Wellington Street and Queen Street. The PATH network also facilitates movement through the heart of this busy section of Toronto. Pedestrian-friendly tunnels, bridges, stairways and escalators connect all major points in the city's financial center. As you navigate the underground walkways of the PATH, you'll have access to vendors, cafes and other public amenities. Driving through the financial zone could be a hassle at peak rush hours, and metered outdoor parking is extremely limited. Nevertheless, there are multiple paid parking garages that are located at some of the local skyscrapers.

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