distillery

By: Lesley

Feb 12 2014

Category: SIGNS, Toronto

11 Comments

The Distillery District in Toronto is the site of the old Gooderham and Worts distillery with the Victorian buildings now converted into studios, restaurants and galleries. The pedestrian only lanes have all been named for the buildings’ previous incarnations. And there is an on-site brewery with a very popular restaurant. You can see an interactive map here.

Participating in signs, signs

map

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11 comments on “distillery”

  1. That’s what street signs are all about…. preserving a bit of history.

  2. Great signs. I like the perspective in this photo too.

  3. Hum, I assume a “Tank House” is the perfect place to get tanked. Fine signs.

  4. One of my favorite areas in Toronto. And I love the funny street names. 🙂

  5. Nice that they are keeping the history alive. I particularly like the Mill St. Brewery sign.

    ~Lindy

  6. Nice photo! Love the Distillery District and try to visit often. Love it there around Christmas time 🙂

  7. I don’t make it out there as much as I would like!

  8. I like the style of these signs. Beauties..

  9. love the names of the streets. cute signage.

    http://kilelong.blogspot.com

  10. Like how these signs complement each other. Also my mind can see so many double meanings in them – great for creative writing esp poetry.

  11. Great looking district…not unlike Vancouver’s Yaletown. Love the street names…:)


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