About Broadview North
Broadview North is Toronto hood in the Old East York area. Bordered by Pape Avenue to the East, Don Valley Parkway to the west and north, and Fulton/Chesterhill to the south. This east Toronto hood is a haven for nature lovers. Rolling hills, ponds, and green as far as the eye can see, always a few blocks away . Green spaces include Westwood Parkette, Livingstone Park, Agnes Macphail Square, and the famous Todmorden Mills Park–a heritage site featuring a museum and gallery housed in a former 19th century brewery, Papermill Theatre (restored from the original paper mill), and two historic millers’ homes. There is also a 9.2 hectare wildflower preserve with endless trails and natural habitats to explore.
Broadview North is home to plenty of restaurants ranging from Indian to classic American to European and of course…Greek–Broadview North is essentially an extension of the famous Greektown. Some local Greek hotspots include Florida Really Greek Tavern Bar, Pape Village and Serano Bakery. In the mood for something different? Kamasutra Indian Restaurant, Factory Girl, Golden Pizza, and The Butcher Chef are some local gems that will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Broadview Espresso is a hotspot, you can always find someone lounging on the patio enjoying the specialty coffee.
With a walkscore of 74, residents enjoy the convenience of being able to accomplish most errands by foot. The area has an abundance of grocery stores; the main ones being the Sobey’s at Mortimer and Broadview and Loblaw‘s just on the south side of the Danforth Not to be missed is local legend The Big Carrot, a worker-owned one-stop shop for everything from produce, body care, and groceries to a “wholistic dispensary.”
At the end of Chester Hill Road there’s a beautiful Lookout point. With gorgeous views of the downtown skyline, Brick Works and the Bayview extension. Several of the residences also enjoy these incredible views from their backyards
There are lots of community-centered buildings including the Estonia House, Massey Centre, Salvation Army Broadview Village
Broadview North has a transit score of 81, the area is well serviced by public transit. Transit riders have access to the subway from 4 major streets: Broadview, Chester, Pape, Danforth. For commuters, access to the Don Valley is just a drive down Pottery Road. Broadview North is one of the most convenient neighbourhoods in Toronto’s east end for commuters.
There are a number of schools in Broadview North from Montessori, Catholic and public schools to even a Centennial College Campus.