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German Consulate Toronto

German Consulate Toronto

Toronto is a city of neighbourhoods, and many of them have a deep and layered ethnic history. Cabbagetown, Chinatown, Little Italy, Little India, Little Jamaica, the Polish Roncesvalles Village, or The Greek Danforth are just some examples of the diversity of Canada's largest city. While Germans in Toronto don’t have one particular neighbourhood to call their own, German influence can be found across the city – hidden and not always obvious. Born out of the city tours that the German Consulate Toronto organizes twice a year with local city tour guides, the consulate in collaboration with the Ryerson University Library introduces #GermanWalkTO. We hope you enjoy discovering Toronto’s German side.

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1. Potter’s Field (Former Paupers Cemetery) - 2 Bloor Street West

While the German Consulate is located high above Yonge and Bloor in the tower on the northeast corne…

2. Bud Sugarman Park - 955 Yonge Street

Called the “unofficial mayor of Yorkville,” Budd Sugarman was the namesake of this small park along …

3. Severn Creek Park - 100 Rosedale Valley Road

Note: Not Wheelchair Accessible Severn Creek Park. It feels like a secret place, especially when ac…

4. The Studio Building - 25 Severn Street

The studio building is a quintessentially urban structure but imagine it’s 1914, when it was built. …

5. DTAH Architects - 50 Park Road

Toronto and Ontario experienced a massive boom after World War II with returning veterans and their …

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