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Beechborough-Greenbrook is part of the Silverthorn neighborhood. It was part of the former City of York before the amalgamation of Toronto in 1998. The hilly terrain of Silverthorn is comparable to nearby areas but distinguishable compared with the rest of the city, which in general slopes south to the lake. The area contains a mix of detached homes, apartment buildings, and commercial properties.
Beechborough-Greenbrook is a fairly good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. This neighborhood is quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, the greenery in this part of the city is quite prominent as the tree canopy coverage for most streets is reasonably good. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to explore, like Keelesdale North Park and Coronation Park, and they are very well-distributed, which makes it very easy to access them.
About two thirds of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while owners occupy the remainder. Roughly 45% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this neighborhood, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and single detached homes. About 40% of properties in this neighborhood were built before the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This area is primarily composed of one bedroom and two bedroom homes.
Who Lives Here?
Beechborough-Greenbrook is a north Toronto neighborhood notable for its singles, renters, low-income households, salespeople, and tradespeople. It has a higher than average population of immigrants, particularly those from Jamaica, Portugal, and the Philippines, and Portuguese speakers. Residents are older than the city average.
Beechborough-Greenbrook- is a small community in the North York district bordered by Eglinton Ave. W., Caledonia Rd., Weston Rd. and Trethewey Dr. It is the 100th most walkable neighborhood in Toronto with a Walk Score of 51.
Schools and daycares are convenient to access on foot from most properties for sale in this part of Toronto. Regarding food, it is typically feasible for house buyers in Beechborough-Greenbrook to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. In addition, there is typically a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also a reasonably short walk to a decent variety of clothing stores.
Recreation & Culture
The Beechborough-Greenbrook community is filled with green space, including:
- Coronation Park – York
- Trethewey Park West
- Centennial Recreation Centre West & York Museum
- Woodborough Park
- Trethewey Park East
- North Keelesdale Park
This neighborhood will attract home buyers that value a variety of modes of transportation. Beechborough-Greenbrook is convenient for walking; many daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. However, this neighborhood is not especially appropriate for bicycling as the cycling network is not especially extensive, and riding is made arduous by the typically sloping topography. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, Beechborough-Greenbrook is very transit-friendly. This part of the city is also car-friendly. It is easy to access a parking spot.
Public transportation is a breeze for those who live in the Beechborough-Greenbrook community. Toronto streetcars and subway stations run throughout and nearby the community.
Shops near the area
The Beechborough-Greenbrook community caters to various ethnic communities and various resident types. There are many different types of grocery stores, restaurants and shops in the community.
A few recreational staples are:
- Centennial Recreation Centre
- Town of York Cenotaph
- Yorkdale Shopping Centre is located just outside of Humber Summit in Downsview
Restaurants in Beechborough-Greenbrook:
- El Nahual – Mexican,Latin | 384 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1X2 Canada | +1 416-901-2988
- Enchilados taqueria – Mexican | 1993 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario M6M 3Y3 Canada | +1 647-245-3663
Beechborough-Greenbrook has also 6 Public schools, and 5 Catholic schools, in this neighborhood, your kids can get a great education.
Address: 2690 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, ON M6M, Canada | Telephone: (416) 394-3000 | Fax: (416) 394-3416 | Email: YorkMemorial@tdsb.on.ca
“Since our doors first opened in 1929, York Memorial Collegiate Institute has earned a well-deserved reputation for excellence. Our wide range of course offerings, an extensive extra-curricular program, and a traditional year-long timetable continues to attract students from across Toronto. In addition, York Memorial offers students specialized programs that include the R.U.S.H. (Roadmap to University Success with Honours), Pre – AP and Advanced Placement (AP) programs. York Memorial is leading the way in offering a wide range (14 courses) of Advanced Placement courses in all subject areas and is currently ranked first among all public schools in Ontario. York Memorial is recognized nationally and internationally by many universities.” As originally published by York Memorial Collegiate Institute
Address: 330 Lansdowne Ave, Toronto, ON M6H 3Y1, Canada | Telephone: 416 532-6592
“L’école secondaire Toronto Ouest continue de bâtir un milieu d’apprentissage franchement exemplaire. Ce milieu diversifié, inclusif et sécuritaire offre à ses élèves des programmes d’excellence en sciences, mathématiques, langues, études sociales et arts. De nombreux clubs et activités socioculturelles et sportives viennent agrémenter le quotidien de nos élèves, leur permettant de joindre l’utile à l’agréable. Fondés sur des valeurs d’excellence, d’engagement et de dépassement de soi, l’enseignement et l’encadrement offerts à nos élèves leur permettent « de voir un avenir à la hauteur de leur vision où les choix de carrières sont guidés par leurs passions et qui offre la possibilité et les ressources nécessaires à leur réalisation” As originally published by ÉS Toronto Ouest
Address: 116 Cornelius Pkwy, North York, ON M6L 2K5, Canada | Telephone: 416 397-2000
Address: 1900 Keele St, York, ON M6M 3X7, Canada | Telephone: (416) 394-2250 | Fax: (416) 394-4092 | Email: CEWebster@tdsb.on.ca
“Charles E. Webster is committed to improving the literacy and numeracy levels of our students. Our junior public school, in the Keele/Eglinton/Trethewey area, reflects the diverse community in which it is located. To serve the needs of our community, we offer many programs including: English As A Second Language (ESL); Parenting and Family Literacy Centre for parents and their children up to 6 years; Settlement and Education Partnerships in Toronto (SEPT) worker; and specialized learning. C.E. Webster is a certified SILVER EcoSchool which is committed to greening the schoolyard and to recycling waste.” As originally published by Charles E. Webster Public School
Address: 2335 Dufferin St, York, ON M6E 3S5, Canada | Telephone: (416) 394-2323 | Fax: (416) 394-4069 | Email: Fairbank@tdsb.on.ca
“Fairbank Public School serves a very diverse community of families that belong to many races, languages, and cultures, which gives the school a social richness that we cultivate and cherish. Our staff is dedicated to creating opportunities for learning that ensure success for all our students. We are constantly learning new concepts and strategies, and challenging ourselves to do the best job possible for our students. We believe that all students can and want to learn, so we emphasize the development of literacy, mathematics, and computer technology skills in all subject areas. Fairbank provides specialized programming in Science, French, Health and Physical Education, Music and Visual Arts.” As originally published by Fairbank Public School
Address: 555 Harvie Ave, York, ON M6E 4M2, Canada | Telephone: (416) 394-2333 | Fax: (416) 394-4466 | Email: FairbankMemorial@tdsb.on.ca
“Fairbank Memorial Community School is located at 555 Harvie Avenue, west of Dufferin Street and south of Eglinton Avenue. The area was originally established as the Fairbank Postal Village at the intersection of Vaughan Road at Eglinton Avenue and Dufferin Street (an early settlers’ route crossing through farmland on the way to Vaughan Township). The neighborhood has many rolling hills and steep, climbing streets. Most of the community as it exists today was planned in the interwar years (the 1920s & 1930s). The original school building was constructed in 1920, as a memorial to the young men from the Fairbank area who died during the First World War. Additions were built in 1930, 1955, 1957, and in 1965.” As originally published by Fairbank Memorial Community School
CATHOLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOL
Address: 12 Duckworth St, North York, ON M6M 4W3, Canada | Telephone: 416-393-5261 | Fax: 416-393-5116
“At St. Bernard Catholic School our mission is to provide a caring Christian environment in which the qualities of self-esteem, creative thinking, a love of learning, and respect for self and others are thoroughly and consistently nurtured. We believe that education is a lifelong process involving physical, mental, emotional, and social development and that we must continually strive to develop in partnership with home school and parish. This link will assist students on their journey to become happy, responsible, and contributing members of society.” As originally published by St. Bernard Catholic School
Address: 23 Comay Rd, North York, ON M6M 2K9, Canada | Telephone: 416-393-5281 | Fax: 416-397-6001
“Immaculate Conception Catholic School opened its doors in September 1961 to 221 students and eight teachers. In 1967, an addition to the school was completed. It included a gymnasium with change rooms, an equipment room, six new classrooms, additional office space, and a storage room. The feast of the Immaculate Conception is celebrated on December 8. It was proclaimed an official feast day in 1854 by Pope Pius XII. It honors the Virgin Mary and the fact that, out of all the women in history, God chose her to be the mother of His own Son, Jesus. The school motto, as represented on the school crest–“courage, dedication, discipline and skill”–was developed by a former teacher in 1967. These are qualities the staff, students and parents work very hard to achieve.” As originally published by Immaculate Conception Catholic School
Address: 30 Thistle Down Boulevard, Toronto, ON M9V 1H8
“En 1964, une entité francophone prenait forme dans une école anglaise pour les secteurs Étobicoke de North York. Il faudra attendre jusqu’en 1976 avant que tous les intervenants scolaires ne réalisent leur grand rêve: la construction de la première école française catholique desservant la clientèle de l’ouest de la ville de Toronto. Depuis, des milliers d’élèves ont fréquenté notre école, répondant ainsi aux besoins des parents qui sont venus chercher chez nous une éducation reposant sur les caractéristiques essentielles telles la foi chrétienne et la fierté de la langue française.” As originally published by ÉÉC Saint-Noël-Chabanel-Toronto
Address: 110 Drewry Ave, North York, ON M2M 1C8, Canada
“À l’Ésc Monseigneur-de-Charbonnel, vous découvrirez un esprit de famille et de fraternité ainsi qu’un sens de l’accueil qui reflète nos valeurs chrétiennes. Fiers de leur identité francophone et de l’effort de leur famille et du personnel pour maintenir cet héritage, les élèves de l’école ont de multiples occasions de perfectionner cette langue et lui donner toute la place qu’elle mérite à travers de multiples activités scolaires et parascolaires, pastorales et culturelles.” As originally published by ÉSC Monseigneur-de-Charbonnel
Address: 125 La Rose Ave, Etobicoke, ON M9P 1A6, Canada | Telephone: 416-393-5384 | Fax: 416-393-5087
“Our school’s mission is to offer our students a rich spiritual, academic, and cultural formation in the light of the Gospel values, challenging them to achieve excellence in a stimulating, culturally rich, community-based, and welcoming environment. Together with the Catholic School Advisory Council, the School strives to provide our students with the most current educational and technological resources available to us through the Ministry of Education and the School Board to enhance their learning opportunities.” As originally published by St. Demetrius Catholic School