Historic Main Street Wins

Our Historic Main Street has won the Canadian Institute of Planners Great Places in Canada contest!


The Canadian Institute of Planners recognizes the contributions of planners by celebrating their lasting impressions on Canadian communities through the Great Places in Canada contest.

This national contest invites the public to nominate and vote for a great street, public space, or neighborhood.

What do you see in this space? How do people in the community enjoy it?

  • Dating to 1801, the Town grew as a market town
  • Newmarket established its own Main Street as opposed to developing along Yonge Street. The development of a separate Main Street allowed the heart of the community to grow in a more serene and peaceful setting
  • Historic Main Street is bookended by Davis Drive in the north and Water Street in the south... More
Kelly Broome