City Councillor, Ward 16
Monday, October 27, 2014
ELECTION DAY (10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)
Eglinton Crosstown LRT
*** Construction Has Started! ***
$$$ Yonge and Eglinton’s Billion-Dollar Makeover $$$
Visit YONGE EGLINTON and discover a world you thought you knew.......
Yonge Eglinton has what everyone is looking for – and then some. This 'city-within-a city' offers everything one would expect from a vibrant community.
The ‘rush’ of downtown, yet the ‘calm’ of uptown, has given Yonge Eglinton its unique and attractive reputation.
A hub of activity, the popular intersection of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue touts a subway station, bus terminal, shopping centre and various commercial and residential towers.
From this focal point, you can expect to find a mix of commercial, retail and residential development which spans several city blocks: from Davisville Ave. to the south, Lawrence Ave. to the north, Avenue Rd. on the west and Mt. Pleasant Rd. to the east.
Shop ‘til you Drop
The Yonge Street 'strip' both north and south of Eglinton Avenue features as diverse a retail selection as one would find in any large suburban shopping mall. Local and out-of-area shoppers converge on this retail mecca for the wonderful outdoor & indoor experience the area delivers. Combine an eclectic mix of boutiques and shops, with a host of local, national, and international chain stores and one needs to go no further than several city blocks to satisfy virtually every need. From antiques to hardware, cupcakes to designer fashions, it’s all here and more.
When you’re tired of shopping, you can treat yourself to some of the finest food in the city. With a host of casual outdoor patios and some of Toronto's finest five-star restaurants, the area prides itself on catering to every palate.
Linger around the area for a few more hours and the twilight will add yet another dimension to the Yonge Eglinton community. The plethora of pubs, night clubs and lounges make for great fun and relaxation. Those who prefer to sit-back and be entertained can find themselves at one several movie theatres or at live dinner theatre. Whatever your taste, Yonge Eglinton is the perfect gathering place for the young and young-at-heart.
Bike rides to Boxing
If shopping or clubbing isn’t really your style – then why not try fitness? From boxing clubs to gyms to yoga studios, the Yonge Eglinton community has something for every sports and fitness buff – even those craving outdoor activity.
Eglinton Park, immediately behind the modern North Toronto Community Centre and Arena on Eglinton Ave. West, is the areas largest 'sports-field' park. Sport teams can also take advantage of the ball fields at the local area high schools as well as at Davisville Park, which offers both baseball and tennis. Just minutes north of Eglinton Ave. off Yonge Street is the Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens, Lawrence Park Tennis and Lawn Bowling Clubs, the Blythwood Ravine Park and Sherwood Park. Here, along the nature trails, walkers, joggers and the areas most playful dogs, can be found enjoying the surroundings.
The beautiful and historic Mount Pleasant Cemetery and the connecting Belt Line Trail, running from the cemetery to the Allen Expressway, are also a favorite for bikers, joggers and walking enthusiasts.
Homes & Condos
If you’re in the market for a home, then the Yonge Eglinton community provides many options. Popular Apartments For Rent can be found on streets like Holly and Dunfield, Roehampton and Erskine. The recent boom in condominium development - offering Condos For Rent and Condos For Sale - from starter one bedroom units to Condo Townhomes to million dollar penthouses - has brought a new, modern-style homeowner into the area.
If a more traditional property is what you have in mind, then look no further than this much-sought-after North Toronto community.
For the most part, these 'house properties' are a mix of 2-storey semis and classic 2-storey brick detached homes which offer the discriminating homebuyer a sense of security and belonging. Couple the classic look and feel of these homes with their vicinity to the downtown core, main thoroughfares and upscale retail areas and the result is a perfect place to live, work and play.
The Yonge Eglinton community offers a quality of life that is undoubtedly one of the best in the City of Toronto. It is a safe, clean, and respectable community that has just about everything you’d ever want within a 10 minute walk from the intersection of Yonge and Eglinton.
Get caught up in that downtown, uptown feeling:
Welcome to Yonge Eglinton!