Toronto Neighborhoods • Willowdale

Author: Parent     Date pictures taken:  2008     City: Toronto     Country: Canada      Pictures Attached: 9     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Toronto Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Nightlife District, Skyscraper District

Willowdale Pictures

by Parent on Fri Mar 14, 2008 2:52 pm

Willowdale was originally a village centred at the intersection of Willowdale Avenue and Sheppard Avenue East, where a number of small business and commercial buildings still remain. The boundaries of the current neighbourhood extend as far east as Leslie St., west to Senlac Avenue, south to the 401, and north to Steeles Ave. The neighbourhoods abuts Bayview Village to the east and Newtonbrook to the north (sometimes Newtonbrook considered part of Willowdale, as territories of neighborhoods significantly overlap). North York Centre is centred at the intersection of Yonge Street and Empress Avenue and is commonly thought to be a part of Willowdale, though its high-rise residential and commercial development sets it apart from much of the rest of Willowdale in recent years. The Willowdale neighborhood consists of single family homes, condominium townhouses and high-rise condominium towers. The high density development is restricted along Yonge Street while the single family homes range in age from the original 1910 to 1950 construction (one and two-storey pre-war houses and modest one-and-half storey postwar houses) to very large replacement two-storey luxury homes constructed by tearing down the original houses. It is in this neighbourhood that the term "monster homes" was first applied by Torontonians. The price for a condominium in a brand-new tower is typically 300,000$CAD for a 75 square meter flat as of 2008.

Map of Willowdale neighborhood.

How to get to Willowdale Neighborhood

Sheppard, Finch, and North York Center subway stops.
Last edited by Parent on Wed May 28, 2008 11:07 am, edited 6 times in total.
Map of Willowdale. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Willowdale Neighborhood.


Neighborhoods Nearby Willowdale - Pictures by Parent

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 Willowdale: 1km S, 27 pictures.

Russiatown Neighborhood by Parent. 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.. Distance from Willowdale: 2.5km NWW, 22 pictures.