Eglinton East‎

Eglinton East

Overview

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Eglinton East is the top commercial and residential neighbourhood in Scarborough, Toronto, Canada. Eglinton East is bounded by Citadel Drive, Stansbury Crescent, and West Highland Creek located to the north.  Midland Avenue located to the west, Brimley Road, Eglinton Avenue and the CNR rail line to the south.

In the Eglinton East area, Sri Lanka has produced a large number of immigration to this area over the last decade and most of the residents in this neighbourhood come from the non- English spoken language country like Tamil.

Real Estate

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Eglinton East is renewed for the neighbourhood of working-class people with a high percentage of immigrant people to the area. Apart from that, Eglington East is the commercial neighbourhood of Scarborough. For that reason, this area has large number of multi-storied building.

Real estate types in Eglinton East are largely featured with condo apartment and detached house. Around 47% real estate follow the apartment style and 28% followed the bungalow style and most of the apartment build with following 3 bedroom sizes.

School Around

  • Tabor Park Vocational School
  • Scarborough Centre for Alternative Studies
  • Vanier Catholic Secondary School
  • Glen Ravine Junior Public School
  • Lord Roberts Junior Public School
  • John McCrae Public School
  • McCowan Road Junior Public School
  • Pringdale Gardens Junior Public School
  • Nicholas Catholic School

Homes

Eglington East area the famous place for high number of commercial person, manufacturing workers, school going kids, and renters. The people of this neighbourhood area are primarily live in high rise apartment with only 22% of them owning their own place of residence. In the private household usually, live a person or a group of persons whom actually occupy a private dwelling. Maximum Eglinton East homes are single family oriented with detached dwellings, and many of them are live here from 100 years ago.

History

Eglinton East area is historically known as Knob Hill in the neighbourhood in Scarborough. There are some common sources for the naming of Eglinton East. Henry Scadding, who wrote the early history of this city that it come from Eglinton Castle in Scotland, after that itself named for the Earls of Eglinton. Several early settlers named the hamlet and develop in the area as the Village of Eglinton.

During the last decade, this Eglinton East became the famous place for Canada emigrant people. Now, there is a large number of Filipino, Jamaican and East Indian people living in this neighbourhood. While there is also an equal number of Chinese people the other figures are remain above average.

Shopping

Eglinton Square is the largest shopping mall for this area. This shopping mall have all types of store like Beauty, Books, Stationary & Variety, Department & Major Stores, Electronics & Media, Financial Services, Food Court, Health & Wellness, Home / Décor, Jewellery & Gifts and Fashion products.

Eglinton Corners is also another large mall of Eglinton East people. Others shopping mall are Smart Centres Scarborough, Toronto Thrift Shop, Kenway Plaza, Yonge Eglinton Centre, Business Building, Cedarbrae Mall and more.

Entertainment

All the shopping mall in Eglinton East have good number of recreation center. If you are so much interested in celebrating your child into one of our children’s programs than Central Eglinton Community Centre is the best place for that.

C4 Centre Inc is the licensed premises that offers fun 5-Pin bowling. Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre is another place for Parks, Forestry and Recreation.

Getting Around

Getting around is Eglinton East so fun and easy duo to the establishment of Eglinton avenue. Eglinton East is just 15-minute walk from the YONGE-UNIVERSITY at the Eglinton station – southbound platform stop. Eglinton East has an excellent transit service which means transit is very convenient for most trips. Car sharing is always available from Zipcar.

Major Street Boundaries

 

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