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Located immediately north of St. Lawrence with good access to Bay Street Corridor, the Financial District, Old Town and the Discovery District, Garden District is a vibrant neighbourhood in downtown Toronto. It is named after Allan Gardens, which an indoor botanical garden located at the intersection of Carlton and Jarvis streets in the northeast corner of the neighbourhood. The area is an urban hub with a great deal of traffic moving in and out of the neighbourhood at all times.
Moving in a clockwise direction, the boundaries of Garden District are Carlton Street in the north, Sherbourne Street in the east, Queen Street in the south and Yonge Street in the west. This puts Garden District at the epicenter of the action in Toronto including every cosmopolitan curiosity you could possibly have just minutes away.
Alongside boasting an excellent location in downtown Toronto, Garden District is also a chic neighbourhood that pulsates with life at every corner. In fact, it is home to a number of well-known destinations in the city including Ryerson University, St Michael’s Hospital, the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, Yonge-Dundas Square, Mackenzie House Museum and the Merchandise Building. The neighbourhood also boasts beautifully landscaped gardens and an array of semi-tame wildlife, obviously including Allan Gardens, but also Moss Park and Ryerson Community Park.
In terms of residential accommodation, Garden District includes a mix of housing, from high-rise condo developments, designed for an all-inclusive living to renovated Victorian villas and Edwardian row houses. The standard of living here is particularly high due to the excellent location of Garden District, demonstrated to best effect by the number of attractions and amenities that are on the neighbourhood’s doorstep.
Garden District is also well connected from a transport perspective. It is served by multiple public transit streetcar routes while Dundas Station, Queen Station and College Station on the Yonge–University line lie along the western edge of the neighbourhood. The other attractions of Garden District include an array of independent boutiques, great bars, world-class restaurants and pleasant green spaces that residents can enjoy. For local food and produce, you’ll also find an array of supermarkets while some of the liveliest neighbourhoods of Toronto lie in the immediate vicinity.
If you’re looking to buy, Garden District is an area worthy of consideration. The neighbourhood combines an excellent location with good-quality housing and fabulous amenities, often preferred by young professionals and smart urbanites for its stylish lifestyle and high-energy atmosphere.