A roughly one-mile stretch of Bloor Street housing a dozen unique arts and culture destinations has earned a new designation as the Bloor Street Culture Corridor (BSCC). The length of road between Bathurst and Bay streets was branded as such at a special event on Wednesday, April 2 at L’Espresso Bar Mercurio. The new culture corridor includes a variety of museums, arts venues and institutions devoted to French, Italian, Japanese and Jewish culture.

“There’s this great ‘aha’ moment that happens and people’s eyes light up when we realize that there’s a dozen arts and cultural organizations all within a mile, or just over a kilometre and a half, right here on Bloor Street,” said Heather Kelly, who works with the Royal Conservatory of Music and who founded the idea of the cultural corridor.

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