Made in Toronto: Leslieville’s Industrial History

Black and white image of Carlaw Avenue from Gerrard Street East. Workers are building a rail bridge and a Toronto Hydro-Electric System substation is in the background.

Once the site of international companies that employed thousands of workers in Toronto’s east end, today, this Leslieville neighbourhood is a thriving residential and cultural hub known for the adaptive reuse of its factories.

July 20, 2021 6:00 pm
6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Cost & Registration
Free to attend, pre-registration required.

Virtual Tour Information

Virtual tours are held via Zoom, are led in real-time by a tour guide, and last approximately 90 minutes.

Registration is required. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the online event.

Donor support allows us to offer this digital event without charging a ticket fee. If you share our passion for accessible and inclusive heritage programming, we invite you to include a donation with registration. Gifts of $20+ will receive a charitable tax receipt.

About your tour guide: Chris Bateman is the Plaques Manager at Heritage Toronto and a freelance writer who specializes in Toronto’s history. 

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