Fort York National Historic Site

Old Fort York is where Toronto began in 1793.  Before the town was incorporated the Fort York garrison was set up at the mouth of Garrison Creek to protect the settlement from invasion by American troops.  Today Fort York forms the historic hub of the rapidly developing residential neighbourhood from the Lakeshore up to King Street and from Strachan Ave to Spadina Ave.

Fort York National Historic Site Entrance from Fleet St

Fort York 1793 Sign near Bathurst St and Fort York Blvd

Fort York Visitor Centre Sign

Fort York condo towers seen to the south of historic fort York

Fortifications and cannon at Fort York with condo buildings behind

Stone Wall of historic Fort York in front of Fort York Condos

View of fort york condos behind historic fort york

Liberty Village condos seen from historic Fort York

Fort York Condos and historic Fort York side by side

Fort York condos immediately south of historic Fort York greenspace

Greenspace at historic Fort York beside the Fort York Condos

Parkland at Fort York national historic site overlooking fort york condos

Community Garden looking east towards fort york condos and downtown toronto

Community Garden near the Fort York condos

Weathered steel plates on side of Fort York Visitor Centre

Green hills of historic Fort York in front of the Fort York Condos

Boundary between historic fort york and the fort york condo neighbourhood

Fort York Visitor Centre

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