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Steeles is one of the most beautiful suburban neighbourhood of Scarborough in Toronto, Canada. Geographically Steeles community is the former municipality of Scarborough. Later in 1998, it was combined into the City of Toronto. Steeles is situated at the northern side of Toronto. Scarborough located at the very north-western corner and this is covered by Steeles Avenue from East to North. A line of hydro-electric transmission to the south, in the west located Victoria Park Avenue and Kennedy Road to the east.
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Steeles real estate is featured with detached houses, condos, link house, multi storied building but mostly two storied building. Most of the real estate have common style and properties are design with 3 bedrooms. Steeles real estate consisted with multi-storied business center, shopping mall and many small and medium size super shop and restaurants.
- Sir Samuel B. Steele Junior Public School
- Byron P Steele Ii High School
- Mary Ward Catholic Secondary School
- Dr Norman Bethune Collegiate Institute
- Sir Ernest MacMillan Senior Public School
Steeles area is best known for high number of manufacturing workers, science and seniors people. It is also known as a diversified neighborhood locality with large number of Chinese, Arabic, Greek and Cantonese speakers. Here, around 80% of dwellings are owned and rest of them are rented. 51% dwellings are single-detached houses and all most 35.1% apartments are buildings, mostly are five or more storied building. 7.8% are row houses, and semi-detached houses are 2.8%.
Before the development of Shepton Way homes were in 2001, Dr. Ron Williamson led the archaeological excavations by discovered the remains of a pre-modern aboriginal settlement next to the pond in L’Amoreaux Park that is the source of West Highland Creek. The excavation area (Alexandra site), yielded some 20,000 archaeological artifacts.
Most of the residential development was finished by the early 1980s and after that time, saving new homes and businesses to continue the development in this area.
The largest shopping centre is Bamburgh Gardens Shopping Plaza in Steeles. It is located in the middle of the neighbourhood. Many small and medium-sized shop also bookend in this community from east to west sides. Between Victoria Park and Pharmacy, most of the commercial outlets are concentrated. The Bank of Montreal has a prime institute for learning facility within this area.
Victoria Park Business Centre and Passmore Shoppers are the model of the small and medium-sized business centers.
Entertainment and Recreation
Steeles has many public parks and several recreation centers that feature baseball, basketball courts, playgrounds, fitness and gymnasia centers, and some of the playing fields for football, cricket and soccer. The public parks are Bamburgh Park, Gold Medal Park, Fundy Bay Park, Huntsmill Park, L’Amoreaux Park and Community Centre, Shepton Park, Sanwood Park, and Terry Fox Park. Moreover, some apartments in the Bamburgh Circle have well-features private tennis courts.
The transportation system in Steeles is characterizes by automobiles and serviced by public transit. The Don Valley Parkway to the west, the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway to the south and the Express Toll Route to the north.
The subway stations are well beyond the neighbourhood and one block of the Canadian National Railway is to the east.
Major Street Boundaries
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