TORONTO’S MIDTOWN YONGE AND EGLINTON NEIGHBOURHOOD IS ON THE RISE – LITERALLY

EGLINTON9 Yonge and Eglinton has always been a great place to live, but now it’s becoming a destination neighbourhood.

EGLINTON3With 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>

EGLINTON2EGLINTON5EGLINTON8EGLINTON7EGLINTON6Once 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; 2,3) rebuilding Yonge/Eglinton Centre;  4) Yonge Street north of Eglinton;  5) The Madison on Eglinton Avenue; 6) an Eglinton/Scarborough Crosstown train>

EGLINTON4<PHOTO BELOW – Yonge and Eglinton intersection in 1960, City of Toronto Archives>

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