Welcome to The Danforth

Along with the multicultural influence seen throughout the neighbourhood, the plethora of frequent street festivals and fall garden tours, the neighbourhood also has a distinctly artistic atmosphere thanks to the creative residents who call it home.

Location

Homes on The Danforth

The neighborhood is comprised of primarily semi-detached homes ranging from Victorians to bungalows and townhouses. The gardens tend to be well-maintained, and the streets lined with mature trees. As more young families have moved to the area in recent years, there has been an increasing focus on education and after-school programs for children.

The Danforth becomes the perfect neighbourhood for anyone who wants a unique environment, independent shops, well-maintained homes, and a family-friendly environment that also meets the needs of young professionals.

Where is The Danforth

To the east of Downtown Toronto is The Danforth, known for being a diverse melting pot of cultures which you see everywhere in the neighbourhood, including in the shopping and dining. The neighbourhood is also frequently referred to as Danforth Village, The Danny or Greek Town. The community is served by the Bloor-Danforth subway line, making this neighbourhood a favourite among young professionals and first-time home buyers because of its easy commuting.

Schools in The Danforth

Some of the city's best schools are also found in the Danforth area, notable schools include:

Jackman Avenue Junior Public School
Wilkinson Junior Public School
Monarch Park Collegiate
Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institure
Earl Haig Public School

Things to do around the Danforth

Stretching along Danforth Ave, the neighborhood is also nicknamed Greek Town, and you can take advantage of outstanding Mediterranean eateries as well as the Taste of the Danforth in the summer. The Taste of the Danforth is the largest street festival in North America, which gives an opportunity to enjoy a celebration of all things Greek. Opa!
The Danforth Music Hall is a popular venue for live music with a variety of artists lined up for many weekends ahead.

This Toronto neighbourhood is pedestrian and bike-friendly as well.

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