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A Closer Look Into The Yonge & Eglinton Neighbourhood

Corner of Yonge and Eglinton in Toronto, Ontario.

The Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood lies in the heart of mid-town. The community around the neighbourhood has got the perfect vibe and is the ideal blend of all that you can imagine. Whether you are looking for nightlife, some entertainment centres, leisure parks, or business places, the region has got practically everything! There are endless shops and restaurants present at almost every turn of the neighbourhood, making it an energetic place that is full of life. Since all the commodities are available at their best in the Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood, there are world-class transit facilities available for the people there too. Recreational spaces of the area are another positive aspect of the community. When it comes to shopping, you can find great upscale shopping places also.


Quick Commute Facts About Yonge and Eglinton

With regard to commuting needs, the neighbourhood has got the best accessibility. Here’s what you get in the area:

  • A walk score of 93

This makes it a complete Walker’s Paradise. That is, the residents of the condos in Yonge and Eglinton don’t have to take out their vehicles or use public transport to run their daily errands. Almost everything is available at a walkable distance itself.

  • A transit score of 90

This means that it is a Rider’s Paradise too! There are a plethora of public transit facilities available with ease for those living in the area.

  • A bike score of 77

It is a high enough score and implies that the area is very bikeable. There are well-constructed bike lanes available for the riders to be able to travel comfortably.

With exceptional neighbourhood amenities all around, it’s no surprise that Yonge & Eglinton has the second-highest foot traffic intersection in Canada.


The Lifestyle of The Neighbourhood

The lifestyle of the region is well-suited for those of you who like to enjoy a vibrant and colourful atmosphere with pleasant vibes. There are ample community resources as well as amenities in the region for residents to enjoy here. The streets are bustling throughout the day, and the nightlife is excellent too. If you are someone who likes socializing and being a part of the various group activities, this neighbourhood will definitely interest you!


Some Numbers To Get You Excited About The Neighbourhood

In a nutshell, the Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood has plenty of highlights. Here’s what you will find in this part of the heart of the city:

  • 80+ Shops & Services within 10 Mins
  • 60+ Restaurants & Cafes within 10 Mins
  • 13+ Parks nearby
  • 11 Private Schools; the most popular ones, including Havergal College & Upper Canada College
  • 16+ Catholic & Secondary Schools Nearby
  • 21,000+ people live in the Yonge + Eglinton area
  • 17,000+ jobs within 1 mile of Yonge + Eglinton
  • 72% of the population comprised of families
  • 60% of residents use transit daily


Yonge & Eglinton Toronto Street at night.


The Perfect Vibe That Keeps The City Alive

The region is known to have a population base that is currently younger, wealthier, and more educated than both municipal and national averages. Therefore, unlike the suburbs, this area is a happening and cheerful one. The perfect way to describe the vibe of the place would be a ‘busy pace.’ This is for the parts of the neighbourhood that are near commercial hubs of the area. The residential streets are more peaceful and have a serene atmosphere. The lanes are all well-kept, and there is ample greenery everywhere.


The Transit Connections Make Life More Convenient

The Yonge & Eglinton region of Toronto is “Ideal for transit-oriented Torontonians that want to live in one of the finest neighbourhoods and only a 20-minute subway ride to downtown.”

The neighbourhood is mere steps away from the Eglinton Crosstown LRT running east-west across Toronto. Also, the area is very close to the Yonge Subway Line at the Eglinton Subway Station. Those staying in this neighbourhood can easily access the Allen Expressway, 401, DVP & Downtown Toronto. This is because all these are just a short drive away. The LRT will connect to the Barrie GO, Kitchener GO, Stouffville GO & UP Express Train.


Yonge & Eglinton Toronto LRT Streetcar map.


Excellent Real Estate Market

Located in the heart of the mid-town, Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood has amazing living options. There are different types of luxurious condominiums available in the region. The residents might find it a little harder at times to navigate through and reach their destinations during the rush hours. However, that is what all the bustling streets are all about! Moreover, most things are accessible at a short walk’s distance. Therefore, one does not really have to rely much on private vehicles.


One of the most flourishing upcoming real estate projects in the region is Untitled Toronto Condos. Being developed by Reserve Properties and Westdale Properties, this charming project is coming at 110 Broadway Ave, Toronto, ON110 Broadway Ave, Toronto, ON. The project is going to feature two towers with a total of 751 living units available for residency purposes.

This property has an urban and contemporary design and thus, makes the region look even more appealing. The residents of the condo are going to get access to all amenities. Moreover, being located in the Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood, all the basic needs will be in close vicinity to be easily accessible by the residents. Therefore, the project is coming out to be a popular living option amongst many other such condominium projects.

Yonge and Eglinton’s neighbourhood is one of the best localities in Toronto. Therefore, for those of you who would like to explore and be a part of the happening part of life must definitely experience living in the area!

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