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High Park

The neighbourhood of High Park surrounds one of the crown jewels of parkland in the city of Toronto…High Park itself. A predominantly European community adds character and culture to an already historical area. Known for its high demand schools and recreational opportunities, High Park has been a demand area to live in for many decades.

Houses in High Park

Tree lined streets are filled with rows of Edwardian, Victorian and Tudor style homes built in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Two story detached and semi detached homes live in harmony with many rental units. Rental apartments in High Park range from high rise buildings to old mansions divided into 2 and 3 bedroom units.
Recent development has seen new High Park condominiums begin to dot the landscape to allow a newer, younger generation seeking home ownership in the area of High Park. Housing in High Park has something for everyone.

Schools in High Park

Elementary School

Keele St. Public School

Annette Public School

High Park Alternative Junior School

St. Cecelia Catholic School

Mountview Alternative Junior School

High School

Humberside Collegiate Institute

Western Technical – Commercial School

Recreation in High Park

At 398 acres, High Park is the largest park in Toronto. For outdoor enthusiasts, High Park offers something for everyone for all times of the year. Summer brings pools, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, children’s playgrounds, fishing biking and hiking. Winter in High Park sees snowshoers, toboggans and ice skates. High Park is a dream for people who love the outdoors. For those that enjoy the lake, High Park ends at the foot of Lake Ontario allowing for even more biking and rollerblading trails.

Shopping in High Park

From High Park you have a choice of walking to Bloor West Village for top notch shopping, or into the Junction or Roncesvalles area to shop at smaller local shops. Each of these are a healthy walk, a short bike ride or a small TTC trip away.

Festivals in High Park

Dream in High Park – Throughout the summer, High Park becomes a stage for a Shakespearean production put on by the Canadian Stage Company. From June until September, Torontonians flock to watch a free (although a $20 suggested donation is requested) play in the High Park Amphitheatre reviving each year a different Shakespeare play. Recent years have seen adaptations of the old to bring a more updated version to the stage but none the less, High Park becomes the scene of yesteryear with this artistic event.

High Park Harvest Festival – In early October, High Park celebrates with a small but quaint High Park Harvest festival. Geared towards kids, events such as pumpkin carving, wagon rides, story time, nature crafts and activities are a celebration of the return of fall. Admission to High Park is free but a small fee or donation may apply to some activities. A fun event to get the kids out to High Park on a nice fall day.