Kensington Market is the name
commonly used for the area bounded by College
and Dundas Streets, and Bathurst Street and Spadina
The history of Kensington Market
has tremendous significance for the City of Toronto
and Canada. You will find information on such
historic figures as the Denison family, and illustrations
which date back before Confederation.
Kensington Market is one of
the oldest parts of the City of Toronto, with
many of the houses and institutions built in the
1800s. The City of Torontos first
Bell Centre building was in Kensington, along
with one of the first fire halls and the
first to have a motorized fire engine.