Toronto Neighborhoods • The Beaches


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken: May 2008     City: Toronto     Country: Canada      Pictures Attached: 14     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood



The Beaches Pictures

by Parent on Wed May 28, 2008 7:38 pm


The Beaches is a neighbourhood and popular tourist destination located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located on the east side of the "Old" City of Toronto. The commercial district of Queen Street East lie at the heart of The Beaches community. It is characterized by a large number of independent speciality stores. The side streets are mostly lined with semis and large-scale Victorian, Edwardian and new-style houses. There are also low-rise apartment buildings and a few row-houses. There are several parks just a few steps south. Kingston Road is a four-lane road along the northern section of the neighbourhood travelling with residences on either side. Woodbine Avenue is a four-lane road originating from Lakeshore Boulevard at the Lake Ontario shoreline, running north. It is primarily residential.

Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) On Lakeshore, just when Woodbine becomes Lakeshore. (481.77 KB) Photo viewed 2745 times
Pic. 1. On Lakeshore, just when Woodbine becomes Lakeshore. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Boardwalk facing east. (391.99 KB) Photo viewed 981 times
Pic. 2. Boardwalk facing east. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) A park for children. (590.58 KB) Photo viewed 960 times
Pic. 3. A park for children. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Beach facing west. A couple of skyscrapers on the right. (295.03 KB) Photo viewed 898 times
Pic. 4. Beach facing west. A couple of skyscrapers on the right. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Boardwalk facing east. (446.23 KB) Photo viewed 1255 times
Pic. 5. Boardwalk facing east. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood)  (248.36 KB) Photo viewed 921 times
Pic. 6. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Boardwalk facing east. (387.4 KB) Photo viewed 2397 times
Pic. 7. Boardwalk facing east. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Housing on the beach front. (571.54 KB) Photo viewed 1447 times
Pic. 8. Housing on the beach front. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) The area close to the beach has some better looking residences. (475.79 KB) Photo viewed 901 times
Pic. 9. The area close to the beach has some better looking residences. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) A bit closer to Queen street, we find some more typical houses of this neighborhood. A bit old and shabby, but alright. (482.1 KB) Photo viewed 1216 times
Pic. 10. A bit closer to Queen street, we find some more typical houses of this neighborhood. A bit old and shabby, but alright. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) [[Queen Street East]]. (192.17 KB) Photo viewed 896 times
Pic. 11. Queen Street East. View photo in original size (1009x746 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) [[Queen Street East]]. (191.46 KB) Photo viewed 889 times
Pic. 12. Queen Street East. View photo in original size (738x938 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) [[Queen Street East]]. (187.58 KB) Photo viewed 740 times
Pic. 13. Queen Street East. View photo in original size (732x990 pixels).


Picture of The Beaches neighborhood, Toronto City, Canada, May 2008 by Parent (Toronto Waterfront, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) [[Queen Street East]] -- these far-west-like electricity pylons are the ugly side of Toronto. Well, no city is perfect. (236.56 KB) Photo viewed 969 times
Pic. 14. Queen Street East -- these far-west-like electricity pylons are the ugly side of Toronto. Well, no city is perfect. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Map of The Beaches neighborhood.


How to get to The Beaches Neighborhood


Woodbine subway station, then take bus going south on Woodbine, stop at Lakeshore.
Last edited by Parent on Wed May 28, 2008 7:56 pm, edited 1 time in total.
 
 
 
 
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