Packed with galleries, a couple of interesting shops and a decent cafe, this beautifully refurbished industrial building is an essential component of an exploration of Toronto's contemporary art scene. Check out YYZ Artists' Outlet, which holds consistently engaging shows in its two rooms, or Gallery 44 for contemoporary photography. There's also the respected artist collective Red Head Gallery. Pick up a Ukranian zither or South African kora at temple-to-world-music
Musideum; concerts are also held in the space. Make sure you don't miss well-stocked Swipe for books on all things design.