Neighbourhood Stroll: Greenwood-Coxwell

This stroll featured by includes charming parks and gardens as well as over 125 restaurants and shops within the Gerrard India Bazaar that celebrate the regional diversities of South Asian culture, food, and music.

Main Streets: Gerrard St. E and Coxwell Ave

Note: Some neighbourhood strolls may cross over into more than one ward.

  1. Monarch Park
    115 Felstead Avenue
    A 5 hectare park near Danforth and Coxwell Avenue that features a dog off-leash area, an outdoor pool, a wading pool and a children’s playground. During the winter there is also an artificial ice rink in operation.

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  3. Pedestrian Tunnel
    450 Woodfield Road
    A well-lit, colourful link to travel between Woodfield Road and Monarch Park.

  4. Greenwood Staircase to Nowhere
    Torbrick Road & Greenwood Avenue
    These abandoned stairs off Torbrick Road & Greenwood Avenue were built in 1959 to provide access to a now-demolished brickyard.

  5. Graffiti Alley East
    471 Craven Road
    Located in the alleyways on the south side of Gerrard Street East between Craven Road and Rhodes Avenue, the project was modelled on the Graffiti Alley West at Rush Lane. Artists include Monica Wickeler, Nicolas Sinclair, Tim Skynz & Eskape Reality Collective, Kerry O’Meara, Angel Carrillo and Minha Maconha.

  6. Under the Radar Mural
    1324 Gerrard Street
    This vibrant mural, done in partnership with the Riverdale Immigrant Women’s Enterprise, reflects the colourful facades and South Asian identity of the Gerrard Bazaar and Toronto’s “Little India” neighbourhood.

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  9. Shamrock Bowl
    280 Coxwell Avenue
    Enjoy bowling at this historic attraction. It’s one of the city’s oldest bowling alleys!

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Accessibility information: Most of this walk takes place on streets and paved paths, however, there may be some unpaved paths and uneven surfaces in Monarch Park, The Rail Garden, The Pedestrian Tunnel and at Ashbridge Estate. All other points of interest are viewable from the street. Shamrock Bowl is located on the second floor and is not wheelchair accessible.




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