Yonge and Eglinton has always been a great place to live, but now it’s becoming a destination neighbourhood.
With construction cranes everywhere, an abundance of new restaurants and bars, nightlife, one-of-a-kind shops, rapidly rising real estate prices, tree-lined side streets and plenty of parks – the area is booming. Even the hipsters are moving in. <PHOTO ABOVE – Minto’s Quantum North & South>
Once the Crosstown Eglinton/Scarborough LRT is finished (connecting east and west with the north/south subway), Yonge and Eg will become one of TORONTO’s main transit hubs. <PHOTOS ABOVE – 1) new condo construction at Yonge & Eglinton; 2) rebuilding Yonge/Eglinton Centre; 3) Yonge Street north of Eglinton; 4) The Madison on Eglinton Avenue; 5) an Eglinton/Scarborough Crosstown train>
<PHOTO BELOW – Yonge and Eglinton intersection in 1960, City of Toronto Archives>