GreekTown on the Danforth! GreekTown on the Danforth!

Welcome to the Danforth, this charming area of Toronto, known today as GreekTown on the Danforth!
Danforth Avenue in Toronto, Canada took its name after an American Contractor Asa Danforth, who was commissioned
in 1799 to built a new road. The history books tell us that he actually did not built it, but it was The Don and Danforth Plank Company
that built Danforth Road in 1851 and created, what was know then, as "a dusty country road!" Since 1988 Broadview Avenue is served
by an electric streetcar from Danforth Avenue south to Queen Street.. Originally a service run by a company Toronto Street Railway.
Streetcar service by TTC runs untill today from the busy corner of Danforth & Broadview Avenues.

North east corner of Danforth and
Broadview Avenue. On the corner is
a stylish bank building with an antique
looking pillars.
Streetcar runs from the Broadview
Subway stop along the old route south.
East view of the Danforth Avenue
from Bloor Viaduct, a bridge over Don
Valley built in 1919. Danforth Avenue
merges with Kingston Road some 10 km
or 91 blocks east from here.
THE PLAYTER SOCIETY BUILDING.
757 Broadview Avenue, Toronto.
The first commercial building on the Danforth
was built by Albert E. Playter and his brother
in 1909. Guy Lombardo's orchestra played
here regularly in 1930's.


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GreekTown on the Danforth...more than Great Food! more than Great Desserts! More than Great Shopping...a Great place to visit, to work & to live!


GREEKTOWN DANFORTH


GreekTown in Toronto starts few blocs east of the Bloor Viaduct and extends north and south, along Danforth Avenue in Toronto.
A wave of Greek immigrants in sixties and seventies settled here and began transformation of this sleepy and dull part of
Danforth Avenue, into a popular strip full of Mediterranean-Greek styled restaurants, cafes, bakeries, boutiques, travel agencies
and food markets.
GreekTown in was born as a miniature of
Greek Styled Culture and Charm in Toronto!

What to do on The Danforth!?

The Danforth is a great place to look for and see some unusually things. Your never know whom you can meet, or what you will see
just by strolling up and down on The Danforth.

This is a 1959 Cadillac parked on a sunny day in front of a Danforth Restaurant.

Look also for some remarkable architecture on Danforth.

Restaurants with outdoor patios. A Church with its Tower is an old icon
on Danforth.
Most remarkable building on Danforth is
and old bank building on the corner of Pape
and Danforth
.




Visit the Toronto - Danforth Business Guide, it's Interactive - informative - easy to use!


Visit
The Taste of the Danforth - Taste of the Danforth page for information on this Danforth event!

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