Bedford Park-Nortown was conceived as a middle class housing development on the northern boundary of the city, with mid-sized detached and semi-detached homes. The original homes in the area were constructed between 1890 and 1940. Many of the original homes still stand, with a number having undergone extensive renovations. A portion of the original homes in the neighbourhood have been torn down and replaced with larger, more modern homes. Avenue Road is home to many retail stores and businesses.
With 12 public schools, 6 Catholic schools, and 10 private schools in this neighbourhood, your kids can get a great education.
This neighbourhood is park heaven, with 9 parks and community recreation facilities within its boundaries, including:
With 1 rail transit stop and 116 street-level transit stops in the neighbourhood, it's easy to get around.
This neighbourhood has many shops, services, and amenities to make your daily errands easy.