Best known for its luxury shops and restaurants, Yorkville is a shopper’s paradise. In 2008, Fortune Magazine designated the Yorkville strip of Bloor Street as the seventh most expensive in the world. Not just home to international labels, this strip boasts Canada’s flagship Holt Renfrew store. Canadian Designer Jane Ip also brings her creative designs to the heart of Yorkville at The Pink House. Unique boutiques with focused interests are also easily found in Yorkville; one example of such is the quirky Laywine’s Pens & Organizers.
A thriving neighbourhood, Yorkville has a long and distinguished history, with a number of boutiques and landmarks that reflect it. One such of these is the Jesse Ketchum Park and School. In addition, Yorkville boasts the Royal Ontario Museum, Canada’s largest and the fifth largest in North America, home to numerous events and special. Yorkville also features the beautiful Yorkville Park, with its series of unique gardens that run along Cumberland Street as well as the Toronto Reference Library, conveniently located on Yonge street.
Delightful dining experiences are always there to be had in Yorkville, with a plethora of restaurants such as the French The Trou Normand and Italian Blu Ristorante in the neighbourhood. For faster, yet still delicious fare, there are also restaurants such as the Indian Amaya Express and Flo’s Diner.
With easy access to both the public transit system via the Bloor-Yonge Subway station and the highway system via the Don Valley Parkway, living at the Yorkville offers a life of convenience, ease and class.