Parkdale is primarily a residential area of the city, with semi-detached homes predominating on most side streets. Many of the homes date from the 19th Century and early 20th Century. Parkdale's commercial districts are along Queen Street West from Roncesvalles in the west to Dufferin Avenue in the east, and King Street West around Dufferin Street. Queen Street West has a large proportion of restaurants and bars, as well as local shops and art galleries.
With 11 public schools and 8 Catholic schools in this neighbourhood, your kids can get a great education.
This neighbourhood is park heaven, with 16 parks and community recreation facilities within its boundaries, including:
With 1 rail transit stop and 60 street-level transit stops in the neighbourhood, it's easy to get around.