Lifestyle in Downtown
The trendy Queen West shopping district, the old world Kensington Market north of Dundas Street and west of Spadina Avenue, Chinatown right on Spadina Avenue, and the Fashion District, located between Bathurst Street and Spadina Avenue from Front Street north to Queen Street, provide a plethora of shopping opportunities for Downtown West residents. Toronto’s underground PATH walkway contains many hidden shopping treasures. The PATH can be accessed from many buildings in the Financial District, east of University Avenue including: FirstCanadian Place at 50 King Street West, the Toronto Dominion Centre at 55 King Street West, the Design Exchange at 234 Bay Street,Commerce Court at 234 Bay Street, the Royal Bank Plaza at 200 Bay Street, and BCE Place at 181 Bay Street. The PATH, which winds its way underground along almost 100 buildings, is 10 kilometres long and is lined with retail shops, services and restaurants.