The name says it all. The Downtown Core makes up 3% of the city's land area but accounts for half of its GDP and a third of its jobs. The Downtown Core is the economic powerhouse of Toronto and it's made up of the city's tallest skyscrapers. Construction is not ceasing any time soon. Over the past few years the Downtown Core has experienced a lot of restructing and growth and this trend will continue for some time to come! More neighbourhood information is provided below, but first check out our daily updated list of all the Downtown Core Condos for sale:
Students, young professionals, and empty nesters are choosing to live in the Core beacause of the proximity to the best of what Toronto has to offer. Toronto is not a walking city, but the Downtown Core definitely has that feel. In fact three out of four downtown residents walk, cycle, or take the transit to work, to do their groceries, and to have fun. In the Downtown Core the excitement never ends there's lots to do and see from the boutiques, caffes, bars, and restaurants of Yonge and Dundas Square to exotic sights of the ROM. From a birds view the Dowtown Core does look like a concrete jungle but this area actually has lots of green space, on top of that the waterfront is just a few minutes walk. The Downtown Core is unqestionably a great place to live, work, learn, play, and invest!
Shopping, Dining, and Exploring:
St. Lawrence Maret: Buy Fresh, take out, or have a meal here - the best food in Toronto
Tiff Bell Lightbox: Make it a movie night at the Tiff Bell Lightbox
CN Tower: Take a selfie and get the best view of Toronto here, or stop by for lunch or coffee
BMO Field: Support the TFC live
Canada's Hockey Hall of Fame
The Eaton's Center: Shop until you drop in the 330 stores of this mall
Trinity Bellwoods Park: Here you'll find a volleyball court, a large playground, and children's outdoor wading pool. There are also eight outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor ice skating rink and field space for various sports such as soccer. This park also has a community center.
There are streetcar lines on King St., Queen St., and Spadina Ave. connecting to the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line. There is also the Bathurst Street bus that links to the Bloor-Danforth subway line. Canada is yours to explore with the Union Station at your front door. If travelling by car the Lake Shore Boulevard and the Gardiner expressway are minutes away.