View of skyscrapers in the financial district from the CN Tower
The Financial District is a business district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, within the downtown core. The CN Tower, located in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is a communications and tourist Tower standing tall Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario The provinces and territories of Canada combine to make up the world's second largest country in total area. Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page It is the main financial district in Toronto, and is the financial heart of Canada. It is bounded roughly by Queen Street West to the north, Yonge Street to the east, Front Street to the south, and University Avenue to the west, though many office towers in the downtown core are being constructed outside this area, which will extend the general boundaries. Queen Street West describes both the western branch of Queen Street, a major east-west thoroughfare and a series of neighbourhoods or commercial districts situated west Yonge Street (pronounced "young" is a major arterial street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and its northern Suburbs It was formerly Front Street is an east-west road in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. University Avenue is a major north-south road in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Downtown Toronto is the heart of the City of Toronto. It is approximately bounded by Bloor Street (including areas slightly north of Bloor around Yonge Street Examples of this trend are the Telus Tower, and RBC Centre.
It is the most densely built-up area of Toronto, home to numerous banking companies, corporate headquarters, high-powered legal firms, insurance companies and stockbrokers. In turn, the presence of so many decision-makers has brought in advertising agencies and marketing companies. The banks have built large office towers, much of whose space is leased to these companies. The bank towers, and much else in Toronto's core, are connected by a system of underground walkways, known as PATH, which is lined with retail establishments making the area one of the most important shopping districts in Toronto. PATH is a 27 km (17 miles network of pedestrian tunnels beneath the office towers of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The vast majority of these stores are only open during weekdays when the financial district is populated. During the weekend, the walkways remain open but the area is deserted and the stores are closed.
It is estimated that 100,000 commuters enter and leave the financial district each working day. Transport links are centred on Union Station at the south end of the financial district, which is the hub of the GO Transit system that provides commuter rail and bus links to Toronto's suburbs. GO Transit is the interregional public transit system serving the Conurbation in Ontario, Canada referred to by Metrolinx as the
Major skyscrapers and complexes in the financial district include:
First Canadian Place is a Skyscraper in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Scotia Plaza is a commercial office complex in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Brookfield Place (formerly BCE Place) is an office complex in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, comprising the 2 The Toronto-Dominion Centre is a large cluster of buildings in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Royal Bank Plaza in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is the de-facto headquarters of the Royal Bank of Canada. One King Street West or 1 King West is a condo-hotel project in the heart of the financial district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Exchange Tower is a 146 Metre (479 foot tall tower Located in the heart of Toronto’s Financial District at the corner of King and York Streets the Exchange See also List of tallest buildings in Toronto Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto is a mixed-use skyscraper currently under construction in Toronto, Canada. The Bay Adelaide Centre is a Skyscraper complex currently under construction in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Ritz-Carlton Toronto is a hotel and residential skyscraper under construction in Toronto, Canada.