Leslieville, or South Riverdale, is the southern half of the Riverdale neighbourhood and comprises many smaller neighbourhoods, including Leslieville, the Port Lands, Studio District, Riverside, East Toronto Chinatown, and the Gerrard India Bazaar. The area is a mixed income and multicultural neighbourhood currently experiencing a trend of gentrification along Queen St. East and Broadview Ave. It is known for its many historic buildings and rich cultural heritage. In the southern part of South Riverdale, industrial warehouses along Lakeshore Avenue house production studios, and many people working in film and television live in the old Victorians found along the area's side streets.
With 18 public schools and 8 Catholic schools in this neighbourhood, your kids can get a great education.
This neighbourhood is park heaven, with 23 parks and community recreation facilities within its boundaries, including:
With 1 rail transit stop and 178 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.