St Lawrence (Old Town/st lawrence market) Guide

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Welcome to St Lawrence (Old Town/st lawrence market):

St. Lawrence neighbourhood (sometimes referred to as just St. Lawrence) is located in Downtown Toronto. It is ideal for professionals looking to be close to the city’s main action. The St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood is located between Queen Street to the north, the Gardiner Expressway to the south, Yonge Street to the west, and Parliament Street to the east.

The area began housing developments in the 1970s and has since become a neighbourhood with some of the most intriguing architecture in the city. It has also become a model for other cities across the country. Built around the actual market, the St. Lawrence Market, this neighbourhood has a lot to offer in way of entertainment and food. Theatre and history buffs and self-proclaimed foodies will feel right at home.

The commute:

Due to the neighbourhood’s excellent location, commuting is very convenient. By car, everything is within a 5 to 10-minute drive. By public transit, there are buses and several subway stations along the Line 1 Yonge-University such as King Station.

Union Station: not more than a 15-minute walk from St. Lawrence Market; 5 minutes by car; and a 10-minute bus ride.
Bloor-Yonge Station: 10 minutes by car; 7 minutes from King Station subway; and a 15-20 minute bike ride.

Local Schools:

Within the limits of the area, there aren’t too many schools. In fact, the only one in the actual neighbourhood is the Downtown Alternative School, for junior kindergarten to grade six. The school is known for their distinct approach to conflict resolution and the parent’s involvement in their children’s schooling.

Other schools in the vicinity include the Market Lane Junior and Senior Public School. Located on The Esplanade, this school is a 5-minute drive or a 10-minute walk. Along with regular schooling, it offers music lessons, cross-country running, and access to three playgrounds (including an enclosed area for grade three and under).

Contact Alternative School located on St Patrick Street is accessible by car (10 minutes) and by public transit (16 minutes). The school is steps away from St Patrick Station. This alternative secondary school focuses on social justice, community building, and personal responsibility.

Inglenook Community High School on Sackville Street is 5 minutes away by car and 15 minutes by foot. The school offers many advanced classes and encourages students to be highly involved in the community through volunteering.

House style:

A feature of the neighbourhood that draws many is the way the old meets the new. Amongst all the historical buildings, you’ll find modern condos, apartment buildings, and some townhouses built by some of Toronto’s leading architects.

Most homes in the St. Lawrence Market area have the recognizable trait of red bricks, giving the buildings a very homely vibe. Recently, housing has been heading towards the even more modern trend of glass and steel condos, like much of the rest of downtown.

Most homes are condominiums and apartments, but the occasional townhouse (or semi-detached) can be found. Living space is small, so don’t expect to raise a “Cheaper by the Dozen” family in one of these homes.

This area is a great place for families wanting to live downtown, but also for young professionals looking to be closer to work and the liveliness of the city.

Prices:

Pricing in the area all depends on the location of the building. Condominium prices range from $700,000 to $750,000. Busier and more popular streets will naturally have higher priced homes. The range of housing options and pricing will make staying within your budget much easier.

Downside:

None that we know of!

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#3105 -1 SCOTT ST, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#3105 -1 Scott St

Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A1

$1,695 Monthly

Apartment 1 1
#614 -55 ONTARIO ST, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#614 -55 Ontario St

Toronto, Ontario M5A 0T8

$1,700 Monthly

Apartment 1 1
#1909 -8 THE ESPLANADE ST, toronto, Ontario
For sale

#1909 -8 The Esplanade St

Toronto, Ontario M5E 0A6

$620,000

Apartment 1 1
#1607 -181 DUNDAS ST E, toronto, Ontario
For sale

#1607 -181 Dundas St E

Toronto, Ontario M5A 1Z4

$494,900

Apartment 1 1
#1708 -170 BAYVIEW AVE, toronto, Ontario
For sale

#1708 -170 Bayview Ave

Toronto, Ontario M5A 0M4

$899,000

Apartment 2 2
#906 -455 FRONT ST E, toronto, Ontario
For sale

#906 -455 Front St E

Toronto, Ontario M5A 1G9

$799,000

Apartment 2 2
#2802 -20 RICHARDSON ST, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#2802 -20 Richardson St

Toronto, Ontario M5A 0S6

$2,200 Monthly

Apartment 2 2
#1511 -16 BONNYCASTLE ST, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#1511 -16 Bonnycastle St

Toronto, Ontario M5A 4M6

$1,800 Monthly

Apartment 1 1
#2007 -55 ONTARIO ST, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#2007 -55 Ontario St

Toronto, Ontario M5A 0T8

$1,850 Monthly

Apartment 2 1
#308 -390 CHERRY ST, toronto, Ontario
For sale

#308 -390 Cherry St

Toronto, Ontario M5A 0E2

$1,267,500

Apartment 3 2
#708 -20 RICHARDSON ST, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#708 -20 Richardson St

Toronto, Ontario M5A 0S6

$1,550 Monthly

Apartment 0 1
#709 -20 RICHARDSON ST, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#709 -20 Richardson St

Toronto, Ontario M5A 0S6

$1,450 Monthly

Apartment 0 1
#901 -230 KING ST E, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#901 -230 King St E

Toronto, Ontario M5A 1K5

$1,900 Monthly

Apartment 1 1
#4104 -16 BONNYCASTLE ST, toronto, Ontario
For sale

#4104 -16 Bonnycastle St

Toronto, Ontario M5A 4M6

$950,000

Apartment 2 2
#1613 -55 REGENT PARK BLVD, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#1613 -55 Regent Park Blvd

Toronto, Ontario M5A 0C2

$1,800 Monthly

Apartment 1 1
#509 -12 BONNYCASTLE ST, toronto, Ontario
For sale

#509 -12 Bonnycastle St

Toronto, Ontario M5A 0C8

$539,000

Apartment 1 1
#203 -81A FRONT ST E, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#203 -81a Front St E

Toronto, Ontario M5E 1Z7

$2,250 Monthly

Apartment 1 1
#307 -30 CHURCH ST, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#307 -30 Church St

Toronto, Ontario M5E 1S7

$2,650 Monthly

Apartment 2 3
#3509 -15 LOWER JARVIS ST, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#3509 -15 Lower Jarvis St

Toronto, Ontario M5E 0C4

$1,400 Monthly

Apartment 0 1
#728 -39 QUEENS QUAY E, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#728 -39 Queens Quay E

Toronto, Ontario M5E 0A5

$2,040 Monthly

Apartment 1 1
#UPPER -297 SUMACH ST, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#upper -297 Sumach St

Toronto, Ontario M5A 3K4

$2,695 Monthly

House 2 1
#1409 -15 QUEENS QUAY E, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#1409 -15 Queens Quay E

Toronto, Ontario M5E 0A4

$2,250 Monthly

Apartment 2 1
#1505 -55 ONTARIO ST, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#1505 -55 Ontario St

Toronto, Ontario M5A 0T8

$1,800 Monthly

Apartment 1 1
#203 -205 FREDERICK ST, toronto, Ontario
For rent

#203 -205 Frederick St

Toronto, Ontario M5A 4V3

$1,950 Monthly

Apartment 2 1