Living in Blake-Jones
The area retains some of the Danforth’s Greek influence with restaurants like Athens, but there is a huge variety of eateries lining the northern border of the neighbourhood: The Greenwood Smokehouse is a popular barbecue joint that serves up craft beers to wash down succulent meat, and you’ll also find everything from Indian and Pakistani to Ethiopian fare.
In addition to the Phin Avenue Parkette, the area is home to Kempton Howard Park and the Eastview Avenue Community Centre, which offers activities and children’s programs. The neighbourhood also has an active socially engaged community that holds free events for residents, such as skating and street parties and pub nights.
People in Blake-Jones
Blake-Jones is a diverse pocket of the city, home to many families and some young professionals. It has a strong Muslim community at the north end, where the 25,000-square-foot Madina Masjid mosque is also located.
Real estate in Blake-Jones
Most properties in the neighbourhood are semi-detached, with some detached homes and townhomes. There are also a few condos and apartment buildings.
Must-visit in Blake-Jones
- Makkah Restaurant: Casual restaurant serving up Indian & Pakistani cuisine, including tandoori dishes.
Real estate stats in Blake-Jones
- Total Listings: 20
- Average Price: $1,736,700
- Walkscore: 66