Discover Your Toronto Neighbourhood History!

Annex / South Annex / Seaton Village, College Street / Little Italy, Corso Italia / Davenport, Dufferin Grove / Bloorcourt Village, High Park North / The Junction, Junction / High Park / Bloor West / Swansea, King West / Niagara / Liberty Village, Leslieville/Riverside, Little Portugal, Midtown, Queen West, Riverdale / Playter Estates, Roncesvalles Village, St. Lawrence Market, Swansea / High Park / Bloor West Village, The Danforth, Wallace/Emerson & Brockton Village, Wychwood / Humewood - Cedarvale, Yorkville / Summerhill / Rosedale

Have you ever wondered how your neighbourhood got its name?

Or who first settled there?

What about its history and evolution in our City of Neighbourhoods?

We were excited to discover this interactive map on the Toronto Public Library website that helps sleuth the past on their favourite neighbourhoods! It's definitely worth a look!


A Circus in Riverdale Park – Courtesy of the Toronto Public Library


The Construction of Bayview Ave at Pottery Road – Courtesy of the Toronto Public Library


Broadview Boys' Institute – Courtesy of the Toronto Public Library


Enjoy the exploration!

Want to learn more about some of our favourite Toronto neighbourhoods? Check out our Neighborhoods Pages which includes flavour videos, the city census data, plus several past blogs on area amenities!

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~ Steven and the urbaneer team

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