THE DANFORTH

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The Danforth Neighbourhood of Toronto

The Danforth is known as Toronto’s Greektown. You will find some of the best souvlaki and baklava in this neighbourhood. Beyond the plethora of Greek restaurants, this stretch of the Danforth has a vast array of international cuisine, brew pubs, boutique shops and so much more. Check out a concert at the Danforth Music Hall, one of the oldest surviving theatres in Toronto dating back to 1919.

The Danforth has been a popular neighbourhood for first time home buyers as the area begins to gentrify, Danforth homes for sale are more affordable but are growing steadily with the hot Toronto housing market. The area is charming and connected and has a small-town community vibe. There are also many parks nearby including Riverdale and Withrow parks.

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AVERAGE CONDO

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AVERAGE SEMI-DETACHED

$968,556

AVERAGE DETACHED

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AVERAGE RENTAL

$1,769

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Housing and Accommodations

Danforth homes for sale are tucked away on the residential streets behind the vibrant Danforth stretch and are mostly two and three bedroom semi-detached homes. Some streets are dominated by bungalows and an increasing amount of designer homes are being added in their place. It’s not unusual to see a house sell and completely rebuilt. There is a stretch of high-rise apartment buildings around Broadview and along Cosburn Avenue with an increase in pre-construction condos for sale along the Danforth.

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Wilkinson Junior Public School 7.6/10
Earl Beatty Junior/Senior Public School 6.6/10
St. Brigid Catholic School 7.8/10

SENIOR SCHOOLS

Earl Beatty Junior/Senior Public School 6.6/10
Danforth Collegiate Institute

DEMOGRAPHICS

location icon with text 2 km approx area
15% 0-14 years, 12% 15-24 years, 57% 25-64 years, 16% 65+ years
$71,420 average income
72% post secondary, 19% high school
population 9,666 50% women and 50% men
46% Rent, 54% Own
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HISTORY

The Danforth is commonly referred to as Toronto’s Greektown having been the major settling area for Greek immigrants after World War 1. Some of the buildings along Danforth Road date back to 1910. The area of Greektown became popular for its many traditional Green restaurants and has now evolved to be a go-to area for a number of international cuisines.

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