Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens in winter.

Kew Gardens is a popular spot in the funkier end of the Beaches. In the summer, this park hosts a jazz festival.

Kew Gardens
The fire hall marks the western end of the Beaches.

During the 19th Century, the Beaches was a popular weekend destination for people wanting to get out of the city. There was even an amusement park here, now long gone. But over the years, as transportation improved, more and more people chose this area as a desirable place to live.

Kew Gardens
Queen Street East at Wheeler Avenue, across the street from the park.

Kew Gardens
Trendy shops on Queen Street East at Elmer Avenue.

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One more shot of Kew Gardens in winter.