Queen Street Viaduct

Queen Street Bridge, Toronto

This 100 year old steel bridge on Queen Street East stands over top the Don River and lower Don Valley Parkway. It was built in 1911 and originally owned by the Scadding Family. East side Riverdale used to be a shady part of town where bandits could be found hiding in the valley.

In 2002, this bridge went through a complete renovation. On top of the bridge, you can find the art ‘Time: And A Clock’ created by Toronto artist Eldon Garnet. The 2 metre clock is accompanied by poetic text on either side from the Greek philosopher Heraclitus. It reads ‘This river I step in is not the river I stand in.’

This is one of my favourite spot in the city.


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