Life In Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson

This neighbourhood is bordered by the Junction Triangle to the west, Bloordale Village and Bloor Street West along the south, Christie Pits and Ossington Avenue to the east, and the CPR railway lines to the north. Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson has experienced tremendous development in recent years, and is being transformed from an industrial landscape to a more residential community.

What it’s like to live in Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson

This neighbourhood showcases the best it has to offer every year during the BIG On Bloor Street festival, which highlights the diverse restaurants and local artists in the community. Shopping options and essential amenities are abundant along the Bloordale Village Shopping District, as well as at Dufferin Mall and Galleria Shopping Centre. 

Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson is home to Wallace Emerson Park, Wallace Emerson Community Centre, Dovercourt Park, and The Boys and Girls Club Dovercourt Club. It’s a perfect place for families with kids, and active lifestyles. Dufferin Grove Park and Christie Pits park are also close-by.

The West Toronto Railpath connecting riders to Union Station, Toronto Pearson International Airport, and Go Transit is a short walk west of this neighbourhood. Residents can reach the Bloor-Danforth subway line at Dufferin and Lansdowne subway stations. There are also bus routes along Dufferin Street, Dupont Street, and Lansdowne Avenue.

Your neighbours in Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson

Because of the changing landscape, Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson is home to many diverse families who are drawn to the friendly feel and abundance of greenspace in this neighbourhood.

Homes in Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson

Most homes in the area were built between 1900 and 1925. Many have since been converted into apartments, but are beginning to be restored as single-family homes as the neighbourhood changes. There are plenty of two and three-storey brick homes, with front porches, and narrow, manicured lots along streets with mature tree canopies.

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