Living in Waterfront Communities C1
The social, cultural, and recreational hub of the neighbourhood is the Harbourfront Centre. This venue hosts close to 4,000 events per year, ranging from craft workshops and sailing lessons to jazz festivals, outdoor performances and food fairs. The March and summer camps offer children 45 diverse mini camps with everything from cooking and sports, to sailing and kayaking. In the winter there is a free open-air ice rink. The Harbourfront of today is a network of parks, open spaces and trails that allow residents and visitors to get close to the water.
For an interesting retail experience head to Queen’s Quay Terminal located next to Harbourfront Centre. This is a former warehouse converted into a mixed-use building including a shopping centre designed for high-end retailers, commercial office space, and a residential condo development.
The Scotiabank Arena, Rogers Centre, C.N. Tower, and the Harbourfront Antique Market are all located within this neighbourhood. The Canadian National Exhibition, the Marine Museum, and Old Fort York are all just minutes from Harbourfront, while the Toronto Islands are ten minutes away by ferry.
People in Waterfront Communities C1
Most people living in this area of Toronto are young, single, highly-educated under-40-year-olds with active lifestyles. Residents here prefer walking to work and local eateries, bars, clubs, and other amenities as Waterfront Communities is easily accessible on foot.
Real estate Waterfront Communities C1
This neighbourhood includes mostly mid and high-rise condo buildings with a handful of newer townhomes. While most contain smaller one or two bedroom suites and are less than 1500 square feet, there are some older buildings containing larger, more expansive units with large terraces and balconies and premium lake views. Harbourfront has the highest concentration of luxury condo apartment buildings in Toronto.
Must-visit Waterfront Communities C1
- The Canadian National Exhibition: The CNE is Canada’s largest community event, held annually and attended by 1.4 million. People come to experience live entertainment, food, rides and games, and celebrate community.
Real estate stats in Waterfront Communities C1
- Total Listings: 921
- Average Price: $953,300
- Walkscore: 82