Danforth Village – a little bit of this, a little bit of that

Danforth Village doesn’t just cut a cross-section through eastern Toronto – it also showcases an incredible mosaic of cultures. From Greek to Bangladeshi, the multitude of voices defines this stretch of Danforth Avenue. The neighbourhood typically has small, affordable semi-detached houses with short front lawns on long streets. Constructed in the 1930s, most of these… Read More

Leslieville – from industrial to indie

In a sense, Leslieville has become a case study in urban revitalization. In the past two decades, this industrial precinct has been transformed into an affordable neighbourhood for many of Toronto’s creative class and young professionals. Leslieville still feels urban and yet, like most east Toronto neighbourhoods, is quiet and tree-covered. While tantalizingly close to… Read More