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Cityscape art walk discovery district The past, present and future of the world in four subway stops Bloor St. W. Charles St. W. St George St. ST. GEORGE Queen’s Park Cr. 4 8 3 MUSEUM 7 It’s ironic that behind the often-raucous Provincial Legislature building is one of Toronto’s most tranquil parks, where an equestrian statue of Edward VII presides at the northern end. Queen’s Park is the venue for numerous impromptu social gatherings, rallies, festivals and marketplaces. Queen’s Park Circle & Wellesley St. The museum’s permanent collection numbers more than 12,000 pieces, including Turkish rugs, Canadian weaving, African textiles, Tibetan robes, Chinese embroidery and contemporary textiles from around the globe. 55 Centre Ave.; 416-599-5321 / www.textilemuseum.ca 1. Queen’s Park 2. Textile Museum of Canada Harbord St. 1 Wellesley St. W. University of Toronto College St. W. QUEEN’S PARK 5 University Ave. The Michael Lee-Chin Crystal marks the completion of one of the world’s largest museum restoration and expansion projects. Designed by Daniel Libeskind, the home of Canada’s most treasured artifacts is at the dawn of a new age. 100 Queen’s Park; 416-586-8000 / www.rom.on.ca The avant-garde building designed by architect Raymond Moriyama is a celebrity collection of more than 10,000 shoes representing important moments in human history. 327 Bloor St. W.; 416-979-7799 / www.batashoemuseum.ca Gateway to Canada’s largest concentration of scientific research and the city’s centre of innovation, anchored by teaching hospitals, the University of Toronto and more than two dozen affiliated research institutes. 101 College St. W.; 416.673.8100 / www.marsdd.com The dramatic $254-million overhaul designed by Frank Gehry will relaunch in 2008. The new space will be filled with more than 2,000 additional works of art, including Peter Paul Rubens’ Massacre of the Innocents. 317 Dundas St. W.; 416-979-6648 / www.ago.net Innocents 3. Royal Ontario Museum 4. Bata Shoe Museum Beverley St. 6 Dundas St. W. 26 toronto | 2008 McCaul St. ST. PATRICK 5. MaRS Centre 2 Centre Ave. 6. Art Gallery of Ontario The growing one-of-a-kind ceramics collection (it has doubled in size since 1984 and now comprises 2,900 works) includes a treasure trove of European pottery and porcelain with the Curatorial Research Centre, the largest ceramics-focused library in Canada. 111 Queen’s Park; 416-586-8080 / www.gardinermuseum.on.ca The state-of-the-art TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, along with new programming initiatives and technologies, will allow the conservatory to further advance its bold new vision to promote a culture of creativity and participation in music and the arts. 273 Bloor St. W.; 416-408-2824 / www.rcmusic.ca 7. Gardiner Museum 8. Royal Conservatory of Music TTC Subway Stops Frank Gehry illustration © Gehry International Architects, Inc http://www.textilemuseum.ca http://www.rom.on.ca http://www.batashoemuseum.ca http://www.marsdd.com http://www.ago.net http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca http://www.rcmusic.ca

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Contents
Contributors
David Miller
David Whitaker
Pier Giorgio Di Cicco
Around Town
Impulse Purchase
On Location
City Gastronomie
Discovery District
Tower of Strength
Crowd Surfers
The Haunting
Starchitects
Super Fans
The Creative City
Fashionable People
The Streets
After Dark
Listings
Culture & Recreation
Accomodations
Restaurants
Shopping
Tour Operators
Transportation
Neighbourhoods of Greater Toronto
Adventures Beyond Downtown
Visitor Resources
Index
2008 Event Calendar
The Lightbox
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