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Welcome to North Toronto

Neighbourhood Description

Busy commuters mingling with lively young people having a night out at Yonge and Eg, the older crowd further up Yonge Street frequenting the many patio restaurants and shoppers going in and out of the specialty stores are scenes typical of North Toronto.   

Spanning one of Toronto’s most sought after districts from Avenue Road to Bayview Avenue, North Toronto offers its residents excellent recreational, educational and housing facilities for families. There is a strong emphasis on participation here, which is reflected in the programmes offered in local schools, in the community’s many clubs, in the abundance of parks and in the number of sports leagues and outdoor stores. The extensive commercial districts located on the three main streets forming the boundaries of the area are easily accessible to the residents and consequently a wide variety of restaurants, popular neighbourhood pubs, and brand name stores are within walking distance.   Not only are Restoration Hardware, The Gap, Sporting Life and The Running Room located here but also the stores of local fashion designers add flair to the shopping district.  


North Toronto Map [MLS Region - C12]


Real Estate

The Yonge and Eglinton area has the most apartment buildings  in the neighbourhood ranging from luxury condominiums, to affordable co-ops and a wide range of rental opportunities. Several condominium projects are being built on Broadway Avenue and smaller newer townhouses are scattered throughout the neighbourhood. Mainly low to mid- rise buildings exist in the rest of the neighbourhood which is comprised of semi-detached and fully detached houses, built mostly between 1910 and 1940. Extensive renovations and upgrades have been completed on many of these beautiful homes.



Approx. distances to:

Don Valley Parkway: 8kms
401 and 400: 9.2kms
Gardiner: 7kms
King/ Bay: 6kms
Yonge and Bloor: 4 kms
Nearest subway: Eglinton


Favourite Spots

Favourite Restaurants

Abbot Pub and Miller Tavern

Corrado’s  Harry’s, Roberto’s

Favourite  bakery - Celestin

Korean restaurant- Ho Su

Favourite Stores

Two excellent hockey stores in between Old Orchard and Wilson

Buy a gift - L' Occitane

Mastermind store

Petit Pied  - Shoes

Favourite Places

Great kids’ wading pools: Ledbury Park, Sherwood Park, Woburn Park

Children's parks: Wanless, Sherwood, or Woburn and Jedburgh

Dance and karate studios on Yonge 

Running Room on Yonge  Street



Toronto District School Board

Elementary Schools

  • Blythwood Jr., 2 Strathgowan Cres, 416 393-9105
  • Eglinton Jr., 223 Eglinton Ave. E, 416 393-9315
  • Sunnyview Jr. & Sr., 450 Blythwood Rd., 416 393-9275
  • John Fisher Jr., 40 Erskine Ave. 416 393-9325

Secondary Schools

  • North Toronto Collegiate Institute, 70 Roehampton Ave., 416 393-9180
  • Northern Secondary, 851 Mount Pleasant Rd., 416 393-0270
  • Spectrum Sr., 223 Eglinton Ave. E., 416 393-9311

Toronto Catholic District School Board


  • St. Monica, 14 Broadway Ave., 416 393-4224
    Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, 24 Bedford Park Avenue.  416-393-5226


  • Marshall McLuhan Catholic Secondary School, 1107 Avenue Road. 416-393-5561

Private Schools

  • St. Clement's School, 21 St. Clements Ave., 416 483-4835
  • Upper Canada College 200 Lonsdale Road.
  • Havergal College 1451 Avenue Road. 416 483-3519

*Check with local schools concerning boundary restrictions.


Neighbourhood Listings

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