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Stranglehold

Follow Detective Greene’s journey through real-life Toronto landmarks. Click on a location for more information and get directions to see it for yourself.
Other maps: Old City Hall, The Guilty Plea, Stray Bullets and Heart of the City.

TitleCategoryAddressDescription
Maple Leaf Motel 4540 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1E 2N8, Canada "The exterior of the Maple Leaf Motel featured red brick with white trim. Continuing the design theme, the signage was also red type on a white backdrop. All of it was accented by a healthy dollop of mental maple leaves, fastened to the facade." (page 7)
Scarborough Civic Centre 140 Borough Dr Scarborough, ON M1P 4N6 Canada "Five stories of circular balconies were packed with spectators looking down on the stage..." (page 304)
Metro Toronto West Detention Centre 11 Disco Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1M3, Canada "Prison visits at the Metropolitan Toronto West Detention Centre took place in a row of glassed-in booths, the prisoners on the inside..." (page 174)
Deer Park Library 40 St Clair Ave E, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9, Canada "We got him on the bus down to St. Clair, the streetcar across, and the librarian at the Deer Park Library, Anna Tharyan, remembered him being in that day. Says he comes in a few afternoons a week and reads magazines." (page 77)
Randy's Take Out 169 Eglinton Ave W, York, ON M6E 2G9, Canada "The camera at Randy's Roti shop picks him up a 9:38, and Louisa, the woman who works there, remembers the white guy in a suit and tie who thought her beef patties were too spicy to eat for breakfast." (page 77)
Best Coffee House 2377 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4E 1H2, Canada "Kennicott sat in the front window seat of The Best Coffee House, a cozy independent coffee shop on Queen East." (page 47)
Boardwalk and The Beach The Beach, Toronto, ON "Darnell crossed the boardwalk, lifted the canoe from his shoulders, and deposited it smoothly in the sand, the stern resting in the water." (page 125)
Moss Park Discount Store 216 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M5A 1S3 "A group of homeless men gathered on the north side of Queen Street, east of Sherbourne, in front of the Moss Park Discount Store. Huddled together they sipped sugary cups of coffee..." (page 96)
The Canterbury Clinic 790 Bay St #401, Toronto, ON M5G 1N8 "Canterbury was a no-nonsense drug-and-alcohol rehab place, different from any of the other rehabs she'd been to. It wasn't fancy. The people were friendly. They called you by your first name. No bureaucracy. No Bullshit." (page 206)
Bench Outside the Dentistry Building University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry "They walked in silence up Centre Street. A block north of Dundas, she directed him down an alley beside the Dentistry Faculty and they sat on a deserted wood bench." (page 237)
The CN Tower 301 Front St W Toronto, ON M5V 2T6 "The CN Tower. The second tallest freestanding structure in the world, and the first thing that came into view as Angela Kreitinger swung her old Toyota southbound..." (page 166)
Silverstein's Bakery 195 McCaul St, Toronto, ON M5T 1W6 "Loaves, fresh out of the oven, descended on a circular two-story high drying rack that made a staccato, rattling sound." (page 63)
Ireland Park Ireland Park, Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON "Ireland Park, a hard-to-find patch of green on the waterfront, tuck in behind the abandoned Canada Malting silos that the city now owned and had no idea what to do with." (page 112)
Spin Toronto 461 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1K4 "Although it was in a basement, the place was high ceilinged and well lit. Music boomed from every corner, punctuated by the pop, pop, pop of Ping-Pong balls being hit back and forth across the tables." (page 246)
Kensington Market Kensington Market, Toronto, ON "...the city's old outdoor market district, filled with a dizzying array of shops selling cheese, bread, nuts, meat, and fruits and vegetables; a jumble of eclectic vintage-clothes stores; tons of restaurants with foods from all over the globe." (page 274)
Riva Lounge 584 College St, Toronto, ON M6G "...the border guard in Buffalo had texted Kennicott and said she was going to be in town again to go dancing at the Riva Lounge on Saturday night." (page 304)
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