The Islington subway station is located on the Bloor / Danforth line of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). It was opened in May 1968 and serves about 50,000 people a day. Located in the Toronto neighbourhood called, "Islington". The neighbourhood of Islington is the west end’s equivalent to “Financial District” of downtown Toronto. Dundas Street West is the commercial street that runs through Islington and was once known as the Governors Road, which was the first highway that connected Toronto to London, Ontario along the escarpment.
Outside Islington Station
There are plenty of places to eat around Islington subway station and historically many of the old meeting places still exist. For example, Montgomery’s Inn, located on Dundas Street West, was built in 1832 and once served as a gathering place for the community. It has been preserved and is now a museum and offers guided tours which includes many artifacts from that time period. There is also a weekly farmer’s market there as well!