Danforth Village-East York Neighbourhood Toronto Guide | SchoolQ

Welcome to Danforth Village-East York Neighbourhood, Toronto

Welcome to Danforth Village-East York, Toronto


East York was originally part of York Township. Following the incorporation of the Township of North York in 1922, York Township was divided by Toronto, Leaside and North Toronto. East York was originally populated by working class English people who valued the opportunity to own small homes of their own, with front lawns and back gardens. Many had immigrated from Lancashire and Yorkshire.


This neighbourhood is park heaven, with 3 parks and community recreation facilities within its boundaries, including:


Facilities in this neighbourhood

  • 2 Playgrounds
  • 2 Splash Pads
  • 1 Clubhouse
  • 2 Lawn Bowling/Bocce Greens
  • 5 Tennis Courts
  • 1 Ball Diamond
  • 1 Outdoor Dry Pad
  • 1 Outdoor Rink
  • 1 Sports Field


With 1 rail transit stop and 92 street-level transit stops in the neighbourhood, it's easy to get around.

Rail Transit Stops


This neighbourhood has many shops, services, and amenities to make your daily errands easy.

Notable Places

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