Annex-Yorkville Real Estate

Annex is one of the neighborhoods in Downtown, Toronto which is bounded by Avenue Road towards the east, Bathurst to the west, Dupont towards the north and Bloor to the south. The adjacent area of Yorkville which was roughly bounded by Avenue Road to Yonge Street And, Davenport Road to Bloor Street , was included in the neighborhood. Yorkville is a residential suburb before being annexed in 1883 by the City of Toronto and was a district that has been known for upscale shopping, a vibrant neighborhood that is given more life by its restaurants, bars, nightclubs and the famous University of Toronto. Notable people, prominent business people, famous artists and writers and the faculty and students of the University of Toronto were the main residents of this neighborhood that made it to be considered elite.

Despite being relatively close to downtown, this neighborhood has remained safe and beautiful with its tree lined one way streets and gorgeous architectures. Elaborate Victorian and Edwardian three-storey semis with fancy flourish dominate and give grace to the streets of this neighborhood. The considered to be first-wave annex homes and mansions mostly cover an area with the average size of 3000 to 5000 square feet and was said to be built between 1880 and 1990’s. The rise of architectural style in this neighborhood continuously improved when English Cottage, Georgian and Tudor styled homes started showcasing its beauty in around 1910 to 1930.

Houses in this neighborhood aside from being large in size are also rounded by Romanesque arches and with a Queen Anne style decorative items such as turrets and beautiful window surrounds. Exterior facades are typical made of Credit River sandstone in plum and pink hues, rich red brick and terracotta clay tiles.Truly annex is a special neighborhood with unique characteristics. It is where you will find the finest architectures for an expensive taste.
 

Schools in Annex-Yorkville

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Elementary

Huron Street Public School

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Jesse Ketchum Jr. & Sr. PS

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Secondary

Central Technical School

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Loretto College School

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University of Toronto Schools

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College

Royal St. Georges College
 

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