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Welcome to King East

Neighbourhood Description

In this popular neighbourhood, the mix of old and new buildings appeal to those who love downtown living and gives this area a great urban feel. The vibe here is young and lively. George Brown College is minutes away and the entertainment and cultural activities offered in the Distillery District are also close by.

King East is downtown Toronto’s premier design district with design stores on the street level, lofts and condominiums above them. High-end furniture stores and interesting specialty stores are located here. Some of the best shopping in Toronto, including the St. Lawrence Market and the stores in the downtown core are within walking distance.  Living here provides access to the best of downtown as the theatre district, the downtown business center and the lakefront parks are all in the vicinity.

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King East Map [MLS Region - C8]

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Real Estate

If this neighbourhood is appealing, you may want to consider King West,  the Distillery District or the Lakefront neighbourhoods. 

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Commuting

Approx. distances to:

Don Valley Parkway: 2 kms
401 and 400: 14 kms
King/ Bay: 1.8 kms
Yonge and Bloor: 3.5 kms
Nearest subway: King
King Streetcar Route

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Favourite Spots

Favourite Restaurants

Oysters & beer on a patio in the Distillery District

Late night Indian Food at Sherbourne /Richmond

Favourite Places

Coffee and people watching at the Starbucks  at King/George

Best place to read a book and smell amazing tulips - park on King just west of Jarvis

Strolling with a coffee and a friend through St. Lawrence Market for fresh fruits, veggies & seafood

Window shopping in the furniture stores on King East

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Schools

Toronto District School Board

Elementary

  • Market Lane Public School 246 the Esplanade 416 393 1300

Secondary

  • Jarvis CI., 495 Jarvis Street, 416 393 0140

Toronto Catholic School Board

  • St Michael   50 George Street South   416 393 5387
  • St Michael Choir  67 Bond Street   416 393 5518

*Check with local schools concerning boundary restrictions

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Neighbourhood Listings

Interested in learning what is on the market in this neighbourhood? Click here and fill out the "Personalized Listings Request Form" and Claire would be happy to send you up to date listings that meet your search criteria within this neighbourhood.