The Alleyway Of Dreams is a mural-filled alley in the eastern part of Toronto, running between Coleman Avenue and Danforth Avenue, just east of Main Street. The Alleyway of Dreams began by homeowners painting simple murals on their backyard garden sheds facing the alley as a way to improve the space, create more safety and beautify an ugly place.

The Alleyway Of Dreams was started by Mark Kerwin and Sarosh Anwar, two local Danforth Village residents. The project is about creating an art and cultural corridor in east end Toronto, embracing nature, human potential, freedom of imagination and community. The project was begun in 2013.

It was a nice sunny day when I visited this quirky and fun alleyway… here’s what I encountered: