Bay & Bloor

Bay & Bloor
Intersection of Bay Street and Bloor Street West.

Bloor Street West at Bay has often been called Toronto's Fifth Avenue because of the number of high-class shops. Just to the west of Bay Street is the facade of the old University Theater, one of Toronto's last great cinemas.

Bay & Bloor
Facade of the former University Theater.

The Bay TTC station is the one most used for shooting films and commercials. But the part of the station used for location shots is not the busy upper level. The lower level is now unused, but was once used by trains on the University Avenue line.

Bay & Bloor
Shops on Cumberland Street.

The Bay station is reportedly haunted. Much of the land north of Bloor Street was once used as a cemetery. When the city wanted to redevelop the land, the buried remains were re-intered in the Necropolis, a cemetery east of Cabbagetown.

Bay & Bloor
Entrance to Bay TTC station on Cumberland Street.

In a small park off Cumberland Street you can find a huge chunk of granite. It was cut into pieces in Northern Ontario and reassembled here.