Toronto’s little Italy

Palmerston-Little Italy is one of the most enduringly popular neighbourhoods in Toronto and homes here are some of the most sought after real estate in the city! Palmerston- Little Italy is right in the middle of Toronto, and has a truly unique character. Old World charm is a huge draw to this neighbourhood, but there is always something new in Palmerston-Little Italy.

Palmerston-Little Italy is bordered by Bloor Street to the north, Dundas Street to the south, Bathurst Street to the east, and Ossington Avenue to the west. Within these boundaries, you will find one of the most diverse areas in Toronto, all within walking distance of each other. College Street is home to Toronto’s Little Italy, Dundas West marks the easternmost part of Toronto’s Little Portugal, and Bloor is home to Koreatown and Mirvish Village.

When you call Palmerston- Little Italy home, getting around couldn’t be easier. The Bloor-Danforth subway has closely spaced stations, and Bathurst, Christie and Ossington stations serve Palmerston-Little Italy. College, Dundas and Bathurst all boast streetcar service, and Ossington has a bus route. Even better, most of these services run 24 hours! Palmerston-Little Italy also puts you within easy biking distance of downtown, and several car sharing programs have conveniently placed spots located throughout the neighbourhood. The neighbourhood is also well served by grocery stores.

The homes in Palmerston-Little Italy include everything from well-kept Edwardian homes along beautiful tree-lined streets- such as the iconic Palmerston Boulevard, which retains its unique streetlamps and deep lawns; to state of the art open concept condos and townhomes. The unique character of the houses- as well as big lawns and garages so close to downtown- are a huge draw to this neighbourhood.

There is so much to do in Palmerston-Little Italy. From family-oriented to cutting edge cool, there is a restaurant, shop, bar or bakery for everyone along Bloor, Ossington, Bathurst, College and Dundas. Bickford Park is a popular fixture in the neighbourhood, making it easy to walk the dog or just take in a bit of nature. Palmerston-Little Italy is also home to Mirvish Village, a unique collection of shops and restaurants on Markham Street. Other iconic features of the neighbourhood are the Royal Cinema and Caffe Diplomatico.

There truly is something for everyone in Palmerston-Little Italy. It’s a great place for anyone to call home, and always a great investment!

 

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