Toronto East End’s Most Anticipated Revitalizations: A Soaring Urban Vision
Just east of Toronto’s Distillery District is the rapidly growing neighbourhood of Canary District. The mixed used community has been awarded BILD’s Community of the Year designation in 2014 and a Canadian Architect Award of Excellence. This 35 acre masterplanned urban space in the West Don Lands is bringing new vitality to the city with a design on being a green living space with plenty of public and commercial spaces.
The area offers a wide range of housing from sophisticated condos to modern townhomes with familiy-first design in mind. The properties will become a sought after urban neighbourhood with shared communal and living spaces, with the aim to make co-living an innovative solution to affordable housing.
A fairly new development, this area is attracting all members of society, regardless of age, income and status. The developers in Canary District is aiming to build an ecosystem to foster a deeper sense of community and a sustainable lifestyle for young professionals and families alike.
As an active and growing community, the area is still being developed with convenience in mind. New local shops and grocery stores are being built within the community.
Nearby convenient amenities include:
Canary District is perfect for those on the move. The Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway are only a short drive away.
With easy access to the TTC 514 Cherry streetcar which connects to King Street, it makes it an easy 10 minute commute to the hustle and bustle of the city. The GO station is also a few stops away.
The area is close to several safety services, so emergency help is never too far away.
The nearest safety facilities include:
- St Michael’s Hospital
- Toronto Police Division 51
- Toronto Fire Station 333
- Canary District Animal Hospital
Some of the city’s favourite eateries are opening up a branch in the neighbourhood: Sukhothai for Thai cuisine, Dark Horse Espresso for fresh roasted coffee, Fuel Plus for revitalizing smoothies. As the area is still being developed, we are sure to see more options and cuisines open up.
Canary District is connected to the aforementioned 18-acre Corktown Common, plus the neighbouring Distillery District and Leslieville, which offer plenty of shopping options.