Life In Caledonia-Fairbank

This neighbourhood is a few minutes east of Keelesdale, just north of Corso Italia and St. Clair Village West, and west of Forest Hill, Cedarvale, and Humewood. Bordered by the CPR railway line, Dufferin Street, Eglinton Avenue West, and Allen Road, Caledonia-Fairbank has experienced a recent period of growth as the neighbourhood is undergoing new developments. It’s also a diverse community with people from various cultural backgrounds.

What it’s like to live in Caledonia-Fairbank

Walter Saunders Memorial Park in the neighbourhood’s north end is perfect for getting active as the large greenspace is home to the York Beltline Trail, as well as a splash pad for kids. Fairbank Memorial Community Centre runs a number of child and adult recreational programs, so there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Little Jamaica runs along Eglinton Avenue West, which features restaurants and shops offering Jamaican and Caribbean cuisine and goods. Dufferin Street provides residents with even more shopping options, as there is a good mix of local shops and chain stores lining the street. Castlefield Avenue at Caledonia Avenue is known as the design and decor district, as it features many of Toronto’s top interior design retailers. Yorkdale Shopping Centre is also just 10 minutes away.

Rogers Road and Eglinton Avenue buses connect to the Yonge-University-Spadina subway stations, while buses along Oakwood Avenue, Dufferin Street, and Caledonia Road connect to the Bloor-Danforth line. Allen Road quickly connects motorists to Highway 401, so commuting throughout the city or to neighbouring communities is incredibly convenient.

Your neighbours in Caledonia-Fairbank

There are a number of residents with West Indian, Italian, and Portuguese heritage living in this diverse community.

Homes in Caledonia-Fairbank

Homes in Caledonia-Fairbank comprise mostly post-war brick and stucco bungalows. There are also a number of rental apartments at the neighbourhood’s outer edge.

Our neighbourhood favourites

Walk along Eglinton Avenue to peruse the many different shops and restaurants throughout Little Jamaica, and treat yourself to the delicious cuisine or a specialty item from one of the independent stores.

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