Glenn Gould Studio
Glenn Gould Studio
Glenn Gould Studio is located on the main floor of the Canadian Broadcasting Centre at 250 Front St. West in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is situated across from the Toronto Convention Centre and CN Tower, and very near Roy Thomson Hall, the Princess of Wales and Royal Alexandra Theatres.
There are a number of parking lots within walking distance of Glenn Gould Studio. The closest above-ground lot is located in the north-west corner of Front and John Streets, 1/2 block west of the main studio entrance. There is also mininal parking above-ground on the east side of the Broadcasting Centre, a 1/2 block west of Simcoe Street, with its entrance on Wellington Street. Underground parking is available at Roy Thomson Hall and Metro Hall with their garage entrances accessible from Wellington Street. The Metro Convention Centre offers underground parking, and this garage can be entered via Simcoe Street. There is also underground parking available in the Workers Safety and Insurance (WSIB) building located in the north-west corner of Simcoe and Front Street West. This garage must be entered from Front Street, and is connected to the Broadcasting Centre by the underground path system. Parking charges vary considerably according to time of day and local events.
Download a map of the area surrounding Glenn Gould Studio, with highlighted parking areas.. (Parking Map)
Traveling by Public Transit
Glenn Gould Studio is easily accessible by public transit. From the TTC and GO Transit stops at Union Station, you can walk west 3 long blocks to the Canadian Broadcasting Centre on the north side of Front Street, or board the Route 121 bus in the north-west corner of Bay and Front Streets traveling westbound. Weather-proof access to the studio is available from the St. Andrews subway station, through the PATH underground walkway system. Follow the arrows for the Canadian Broadcasting Centre. If taking the King Street West #504 Streetcar, ask for the stop at John Street, and from this corner, walk south two short blocks towards the CN Tower. The CBC building is on the north-east corner.
Around the Studio
Glenn Gould Studio is conveniently located near a large number of restaurants, in the famous Entertainment District. A varied selection of choices and price ranges can be found on Front Street West, between University Avenue and John Street, as well as on King Street West between University Avenue and Peter Street.