BLD Conference

Palais Royale 1601 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON M6K 3C1

The Palais Royale overlooks Lake Ontario, along the Gardener Expressway/Lakeshore Boulevard Westbound. 


The BLD Ontario team is committed to making the event accessible for our diverse community. We have selected Palais Royale, which is accessible on the west side of the building, with these needs in mind. You can find out more information here, or reach out to Julie Savaria at directly with any questions.

Public Transit

If you are taking public transit please use the TTC trip planner here.

From Bloor subway line: Get off at Dundas West station, take the 504 streetcar which will head south on Roncesvalles, then get off at the intersection of Roncesvalles, King, and Queen and walk south across the footbridge.

From downtown Toronto: Take the King streetcar 504 or Queen streetcar 501 westbound, get off at the intersection of Roncesvalles, King, and Queen and walk south across the footbridge


Palais Royale has a private parking lot for our guests only on Lake Shore Blvd. directly in front of our facility. Street lights with pedestrian crossing ensures safe crossing for all of our guests.


We encourage you to share a ride if you're arriving by car. Ridesharing apps are great, or for out of town guests looking to carpool, please use this link to request a carpool and we will try to coordinate those coming from the same city. 


From the East: Take the Gardiner Expressway West to the exit at Dunn Ave/Jameson Ave. Stay left, take Lake Shore Blvd West, and stay in the left-hand lane. Palais Royale Parking is on the left side with signage indicating the entrance.

From the West: Take the Gardiner Expressway East and exit onto Lake Shore Blvd East. Stay in the left-hand lane and look for Green coloured Palais Royale signage. Immediately after the venue, make a left at the stop sign, and follow the turnoff into the parking lot.

Palais Royal Map