Toronto Neighborhoods • Russiatown


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken: May 2008     City: Toronto     Country: Canada      Pictures Attached: 22     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood



Russiatown Pictures

by Parent on Mon May 26, 2008 9:34 pm


Also known as Russiatown, Westminster-Branson is a neighbourhood in the city of Toronto, Ontario. This neighbourhood is one of the northernmost of the city, Steeles Avenue to the north, Bathurst Street to the east, and follows the Don River (west branch) from north-west to south-east. This neighbourhood is overwhelmingly populated by the Russian-speaking and, to a lesser extent, Ukrainian-speaking segments of Toronto, especially immigrants from the former Soviet Union's Jewish minority, many of whom immigrated to Canada by way of Israel. The dominant ethnicities of the area are Jewish, Russian and Filipino.

Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Commieblocks. (157.89 KB) Photo viewed 789 times
Pic. 1. Commieblocks. View photo in original size (966x727 pixels).


Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Shopping arcade near Bathurst and Steeles. (387.52 KB) Photo viewed 874 times
Pic. 2. Shopping arcade near Bathurst and Steeles. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Commieblock neighborhood. (381.73 KB) Photo viewed 800 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) McDonalds and the Commieblocks. (132.46 KB) Photo viewed 810 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood)  (147.79 KB) Photo viewed 796 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood)  (454.72 KB) Photo viewed 732 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Shoppers Drugmart and Commieblocks. (209.49 KB) Photo viewed 680 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Three commies in a row! (484.22 KB) Photo viewed 812 times
Pic. 8. Three commies in a row! View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood)  (189.25 KB) Photo viewed 815 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood)  (176.14 KB) Photo viewed 789 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood)  (522.37 KB) Photo viewed 770 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood)  (240.26 KB) Photo viewed 780 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood)  (470.18 KB) Photo viewed 915 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood)  (191.6 KB) Photo viewed 765 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Three girls. I presume of russian ethnicity. (482.76 KB) Photo viewed 852 times
Pic. 15. Three girls. I presume of russian ethnicity. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) A small shopping place. (153.09 KB) Photo viewed 857 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood)  (432.86 KB) Photo viewed 791 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Some low-rise residences. (518.49 KB) Photo viewed 783 times
Pic. 18. Some low-rise residences. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Bungalows. (482.81 KB) Photo viewed 854 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Electricity pylons. (165.86 KB) Photo viewed 792 times
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Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Shopping arcade at Finch and Bathurst. (129.18 KB) Photo viewed 1122 times
Pic. 21. Shopping arcade at Finch and Bathurst. View photo in original size (1024x582 pixels).


Picture of Russiatown neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Bathurst street, a bit south of Finch. (141.43 KB) Photo viewed 823 times
Pic. 22. Bathurst street, a bit south of Finch. View photo in original size (972x703 pixels).


Map of Russiatown neighborhood.


How to get to Russiatown Neighborhood


Go to Finch station and take Bus #60. The Bus will first go north on Yonge and then west on Steeles. Stop at Bathurst street. The Russiatown is located south of Steeles Avenue.
Last edited by Parent on Wed May 28, 2008 12:19 pm, edited 2 times in total.
 
 
 
 
Map of Russiatown. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Russiatown Neighborhood.

 
 

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York University Heights Neighborhood by Parent. York University Heights is one of the northernmost neighbourhoods in the city of Toronto, Ontario. The name of the neighbourhood is because it contains the main campus of York University. This area is most popular with.. Distance from Russiatown: 2.5km SWW, 17 pictures.

North York Neighborhood by Parent. North York Centre is the name of the neighborhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, surrounding the Toronto Transit Commission subway station of the same name. The subway station is the second last stop on the TTC's Yonge subway.. Distance from Russiatown: 3km SEE, 27 pictures.




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