A primarily residential neighbourhood, Allenby is nestled within the boundaries of Latimer Avenue to the west, Briar Hill Avenue to the north, Avenue Road to the east and Eglinton Avenue West to the south.
Popular with young families, this neighbourhood’s biggest draw is the Allenby Public School. Built around its French Immersion program for students in grade one through six, this school has an excellent, far reaching reputation.
- Style: Tudor style homes built in the 1930’s and 1940’s. Those that have been renovated tend to maintain their original character.
- Home style: Detached two-storey and bungalows.
- Lot sizes: Average. Approximately 25 – 25 foot frontage.
- Driveways: shared, private.
- Residents are well served by the vast array of shops and restaurants along Eglinton Avenue West.
- Many shops and professional services are geared towards families with young children.
- Three main grocery stores along Eglinton Avenue West.
- North Toronto Memorial Community Recreation Centre
- Indoor pool
- Outdoor pool
- Walking track
- Aerobic and weight rooms
- Two artificial ice rinks (winter)
- Two tennis courts (summer)
- Eglinton Park
- Baseball diamond
- Sports field
- Wading pool
Regular bus service on Eglinton Avenue and on Avenue Road connect passengers to the Eglinton station on the Yonge – University – Spadina subway line.
Motorists are ten to fifteen minutes from the Allen Expressway and approximately fifteen minutes to the Avenue Road on ramp to Highway 401.
Toronto’s downtown business and entertainment districts are within a twenty minute drive of this neighbourhood.
(P) Allenby Jr., 391 St. Clements Ave., (416) 393-9155
(P) Glenview Sr., 401 Rosewell Ave., (416) 393-9390
(PH) Forest Hill Collegiate Institute, 730 Eglinton Ave. West, (416) 393-1860
(PH) North Toronto Collegiate Institute, 70 Roehampton Avenue, (416) 393-9180
(Pr) Havergal College, 1451 Avenue Road, (416) 483-3519
(Pr) St.Clement’s School, 21 St.Clements Ave., (416) 483-4835