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  • Downtown Toronto East

    Downtown Toronto East

    HISTORY OF DOWNTOWN EAST The Downtown was originally settled by some of early Toronto’s most prominent families. The street names in this neighbourhood are clues to its rich history. For instance Jarvis Street is named after the family of William…Read More >>

  • Downtown Toronto West

    Downtown Toronto West

    HISTORY OF DOWNTOWN WEST The west side of Toronto was originally an industrial centre. There had been a beginning of the future Entertainment mecca since the Royal Alexandra Theatre was in the District. In 1980, the west side was transformed…Read More >>

  • Merton St. & Yonge/Davisville

    Merton St. & Yonge/Davisville

    ABOUT MERTON ST. & YONGE/DAVISVILLE Davisville Village is an area of Toronto near the intersection of Davisville Avenue and Yonge Street. There is a subway station named Davisville at this intersection. The area directly abuts Mount Pleasant Cemetery, and has a large number of massive apartment and condominium complexes built…Read More >>

  • Toronto Waterfront

    Toronto Waterfront

    HISTORY OF WATERFRONT TORONTO Toronto’s waterfront was created from landfill in the early 1800’s. It quickly developed into a tangled web of industry that included shipping facilities, warehouses, railway tracks, grain silos, and factories, all dotting the shoreline. Unfortunately, these physical…Read More >>

  • Yorkville

    Yorkville

    HISTORY OF YORKVILLE Founded in 1830, the Village of Yorkville began as a residential suburb. The village grew enough to be connected by an omnibus service in 1849 to Toronto. By 1853, the population of the village had reached 1,000, the…Read More >>

  • Leslieville

    Leslieville

    Leslieville, still feels very much like a small village. It’s cozy houses, quaint stores, and tree lined streets, seem surprisingly serene and peaceful considering Leslieville’s close proximity to downtown Toronto. HISTORY Leslieville began as a small village back in the…Read More >>

  • Midtown Condos

    Midtown Condos

    Midtown Toronto is an affluent business area in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, contained in the Old Toronto area. Located between Downtown Toronto and Uptown Toronto, its borders are roughly defined Bloor Streetto the south and Lawrence Avenue to the north, Bayview Avenue to the east and Marlee Avenue/Oakwood Avenue/Ossington Avenue to the west. The central…Read More >>

  • St. Lawrence Market

    St. Lawrence Market

    HISTORY OF ST. LAWRENCE MARKET The land on which the St. Lawrence neighbourhood is built was originally part of the shoreline of Lake Ontario. Immediately to the north of here, above Front Street, was the Town of York, the forerunner…Read More >>

  • South Etobicoke

    South Etobicoke

    Etobicoke (with a silent ‘ke’) is a district within the western part of the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It comprises the area and neighbourhoods of the former city of Etobicoke, a municipality which was amalgamated into the city of Toronto in 1998. It is bordered…Read More >>

  • Yonge & Eglinton

    Yonge & Eglinton

    Yonge and Eglinton, also known as Yonge-Eglinton or Uptown, is a neighbourhood in Midtown-Toronto, Ontario, Canada, which was once a part of the old Town of North Toronto. In recent years, its centralized location has spawned development, including a number of big-box retailers and…Read More >>

  • Yonge – Lawrence

    Yonge – Lawrence

    Yonge Lawrence Village is conveniently located on the Toronto Transit subway line. To reach the village exit at the Lawrence Subway stop and walk north. The Yonge and Lawrence area has several parks and access to Toronto’s ravine and trail system,…Read More >>

  • Yonge & St. Clair/Summerhill

    Yonge & St. Clair/Summerhill

    Summerhill’s turn of the century houses, winding tree-lined streets, and abundance of parkland have made it one of Toronto’s most preferred neighbourhoods. It is conveniently located along the Yonge Street corridor, providing Summerhill residents with easy access to Toronto’s downtown…Read More >>

  • Yorkville

    Yorkville

    YORKVILLE HISTORY Yorkville was subdivided in the 1830’s, by a prominent brewer named Joseph Bloor, and by Sheriff William Botsford Jarvis who also founded the Rosedale neighbourhood. It was named after the Town of York, the forerunner to the City…Read More >>