Welcome to Leslieville

In recent years there has been quite a bit of development in Leslieville including new shops, restaurants, and condo developments. As you explore the streets of Leslieville, you’ll find yoga and fitness studios, high-end boutique clothing stores and trendy restaurants, many of which are set in renovated factory spaces

Location

Homes in Leslieville

While, on average, housing costs only slightly less than some of the more affluent areas of the city, Leslieville still maintains its distinctly middle-class feeling.  This allows the neighbourhood to keep a mix of not only middle-class residents, but also young professionals and young families. Leslieville maintains the allure of abundant green space which is great for families and those wishing to be in the city but feel as if they are not. 

Where is Leslieville

Bordered by the Canadian National railway line and east of the Don River, Leslieville is an east-end Toronto neighbourhood that started as a small village in the 1850s. Once home to gardeners and factory workers, Leslieville has evolved and become a desirable place to call home for middle-class residents who see it as an up and coming neighbourhood.

Schools in Leslieville

While many of the schools in Leslieville are still working to catch up with the growth of the community, they are improving, and the neighbourhood also has plenty of alternative options to the public schools. Some of the main schools in and around Leslieville include Bruce Public School, Leslieville Junior Public School, and Equinox Holistic School.

Things to do in Leslieville

With a simple stroll down Queen Street you'll be acquainted with small neighbourhood stores, cafes, and restaurants which make up the distinctive Leslieville feel.

Leslieville is also home to a burgeoning film scene, with some of the neighbourhood's existing industrial areas having been turned into studios like Showline Studios and Pinewood Toronto Studios providing employment to the creative demographic of Toronto and the area..

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