Welcome to The Annex-Yorkville
The Annex-Yorkville is a unique, luxurious, and sought-after neighbourhood in Toronto. The community is located next to the University of Toronto and features a population welcoming to all walks of life. The Annex-Yorkville provides a unique mix of culture and art, which is found in the area’s protected historical areas, diverse commercial and residential spaces, and charming homes, many of which were built in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Housing options are vast, ranging from single-family homes in Victorian and Edwardian styles to low-rise townhomes and amenity-laden condominiums. Developers have designed popular commercial buildings around historical sights, creating a magnificent blend of both old and new. Tree-lined streets and professional landscaping are found throughout the community, adding to the area’s appeal.
What to Love
- Close to Mink Mile’s iconic shopping experiences
- Great public transportation
- The neighbourhood’s seamless integration of green spaces
- Numerous entertainment and dining areas
The Annex-Yorkville is home to the fast pace of city life and the quiet, peaceful living. Residents are provided with all the modern amenities of a 21st-century city and the conveniences of an upscale suburb. Locals enjoy a central location where visiting posh restaurants and upmarket boutiques can become a daily occurrence. Moving throughout Toronto has never been easier with streetcar, bus, and subway stations like Bathurst, Dupont, St. George, Spadina, Yonge, and Bay Station available in the area. The University of Toronto attracts many college students who enjoy frequenting local cafes, bars, and nightclubs.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The Annex-Yorkville is home to numerous shopping outlets. Find your next read at BMV Books, peruse Toronto’s most elegant designer stores on the Mink Mile, or find a gift for a loved one at Holt Renfrew. The Mink Mile is lovingly compared to some of the world’s most iconic retail spots, including Los Angeles’ Rodeo Drive.
After shopping, dine on delectable entrees like pizza and pasta at Eataly, one of Toronto’s most famous Italian restaurants. Customers can dine in, order deliveries, or shop inside the on-site market.
Things to Do
Visit the University of Toronto to meander along its well-kept grounds, attend a class, or stop by a festival or event. The University offers a wide variety of programs and degrees, both undergraduate and graduate.
Learn about natural history and art at Royal Ontario Museum, whose modern architectural design brings in thousands of tourists monthly. The museum is home to numerous art displays, exhibits, galleries, and a crystal wing dedicated to dinosaurs.
Esteemed schools in The Annex-Yorkville include:
- Palmerston Ave. Junior Public School (Grades JK-6)
- Huron Street Public School (Grades JK-6)
- Harbord Collegiate Institute (Grades 9-12)
- Jarvis Collegiate Institute (Grades 9-12)
- Winchester Junior and Senior Public School (Early Immersion JK-8)
- Forest Hill Junior and Senior Public School (Junior Extended Grades JK-8)
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