Yorkville is one of Toronto's most dynamic neighbourhoods. It is an eclectic mix of luxury condominium apartment buildings, commercial office towers, four star hotels, theatres, gourmet restaurants, a prestigious shopping district and picture postcard Victorian homes. The commercial heart of Yorkville is located on both Yorkville Avenue and on Cumberland Street. The transition to Yorkville's quiet residential pocket is gradual, as Victorian houses shift from retail to residential uses in a seamless pattern that is uniquely Yorkville. For the history on this neighourhood, click here.
Yorkville's gentrified Victorian houses were built mainly between 1870 and 1895. These historical homes exhibit many decorative features including ornamental brick patterns, gingerbread gables, cast iron fences, and richly landscaped gardens. Many of Yorkville's houses are listed on the Toronto Historical Board's Inventory of Heritage Properties.
Jesse Ketchum Jr. & Sr., 61 Davenport Road, 416-393-1530
Jarvis Collegiate Institute, 495 Jarvis Street, 416-393-0140
University of Toronto Schools, 371 Bloor Street West, 416-978-2011
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Toronto Real Estate Board - IDX Last Updated: 10/23/2017 1:33:03 AM