BRIEF HISTORY OF THE ESPLANADE

“St. Lawrence is a neighbourhood located in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The area, a former industrial area, is bounded by Yonge, Front, and Parliament Streets, and the Canadian National railway embankment. The Esplanade off Yonge St., lined with restaurants, cafés and hotels runs through the middle of the area. In previous times, the area was sometimes referred to as ‘St. Lawrence Ward’ or more often today as ‘St. Lawrence Market’, synonymous with the large retail vendor market which is the neighbourhood’s focal point. The area is the site of a large city-sponsored housing project of the 1970s, which revitalized an old ‘brownfields’ area. The boundaries of the St Lawrence Neighbourhood Association and the St Lawrence Market BIA are somewhat larger than those noted above. Both groups have boundaries that extend from Yonge to Parliament Streets and Queen Street East to the rail corridor” (Wiki).

Quality of Life – 25 Esplanade

“The Skyscraper building management is excellent, and concierge/security is amongst the best in the city of Toronto. A Great prime location with access to The Esplanade, St-Lawrence Market, and Union Station. Although, the building is over 25 years old, its postmodern design references of Beaux-Arts style holds it’s charm and is the type of building with charm that won’t ever feel dated. This building is noted for its similar architecture to the NYC Flatiron building”.

Security 99
Parking Lot 85
Shopping Districts 98
All Other Facility 88