The major shopping centre in this part of the city is the Eaton Centre, which is Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, with over three hundred stores.
The neighbourhood may be known primarily for spectacles like Pride and for internationally-renowned gay bars like The Black Eagle and Woody’s, the quiet streets between Yonge and Church feature a string of green parks and a number of Victorian era-houses and apartment buildings, as well as more recent townhouses and homes.
The iconic Maple Leaf Gardens is no longer home to the Toronto Maple Leafs but it still holds its prominent spot on Carlton street and will soon be turned into Ryerson University's Sports and Recreation Centre.
Allan Gardens is the largest public park in the Downtown core. This park is the home of the Allan Gardens Conservatory, a botanical garden with six greenhouses that feature unusual and exotic plants from around the world. Allan Gardens' calender of events includes spring, easter, and fall flower shows, as well as a Victorian Christmas show.
The John Innes Community Centre located at 150 Sherbourne Street, has an indoor swimming pool, a gymnasium, a running track, a weight room, a cardio training room, a games room, a woodworking shop and a craft room. Adjacent to the community centre is the Moss Park Arena which includes pleasure and power skating programs as well as hockey leagues and a summer hockey camp.
Church-Yonge Corridor has world-class public transportation and about 10 bus, 1 subway and 7 light rail lines passing through it. Motorists are approximately ten minutes from Lake Shore Boulevard and the Gardiner Expressway.