This is a community of homes located along the Danforth Ave corridor which stretches from Chester Ave in the west over to Victoria Park Ave in the East. The southern boundary is along the C.N Railway line from Greenwood Ave over to Woodbine Ave back up to Danforth Ave and east over to Victoria Park Ave. The northern boundary is Milverton Blvd. Because the boundary is so large it is often referred of as The Danforth in the west and Danforth Village in the east.
There are lots of affordable semi-detached and detached homes as well as plenty of smaller post-war brick and frame bungalows and some row houses in these areas. As per any other older established areas of the city, you will also find some huge spectacular detached multi unit homes that are currently used as rental units in the area. This is another area of the city where renovators are recognizing the value of location and similar to the Riverdale area, you will notice lots of revamped and renovated homes on this neighbourhood of one way streets.
Shopping along “The Danforth” is a very cultural experience that everyone should partake in. From August 5th to 7th along Danforth Ave between Broadview Ave and Pape Ave is the annual, The “Taste of the Danforth” festival which is really a great opportunity to experience the different cultures and nationalities that make up the core of this vibrant community.
Being right on the subway line has enhanced this community by being a very easy place to get to and offers many excellent dining and entertainment opportunities.
SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES
Monarch Park is a popular park in this district as it has an outdoor skating rink, a large playground and a pool.
There are many small parks and parkettes north and south of Danforth Avenue all the way across this district.
SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES
Earl Haig Public School is a junior public school ( JK to Grade 8 ) located just east of Coxwell Ave , south of Danforth Ave at 15 Earl Haig Ave.
Eastern Commerce Colligiate Institute is a local high school which focuses on Business and Technology. ECCI is a unique school in that it is perhaps Canada's only Late Start school which is very accommodating to young teens . Their late start times have been scientifically supported to be beneficial for the sleep and study needs particularly required by teenagers.
The subway stations along Danforth Avenue provide many transportation options for area residents. Each subway station also provides buses that transport riders throughout the district.