The Beechborough-Greenbrook neighbourhood is south of Greenbrook Drive; north of Eglinton Avenue West. The C.N. railway is to the east, while the C.N.R/C.P.R. is along the western border of the neighbourhood.
The Beechborough-Greenbrookneighbourhood is a low-growth neighbourhood with one of the lowest populations in the GTA. The neighbourhood has a high number of families with children (19% of the population) and a low rate of pre-retirement residents. The top non-official languages are Portuguese and Italian and the top ethnic origins are Portuguese, Italian, Jamaican, and East Indian. The median after-tax household income is very low ($37,540) compared to the City of Toronto average $52,149. It unfortunately has one of the highest crime rates in the GTA at 342 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
There are a very high number of low-rise apartments (43%) compared to the City of Toronto. High-rise apartments and row houses are lower than the City. Home value in the Beechborough-Greenbrookneighbourhood is $440,179, low compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. The neighbourhood allows for easy transit access with lots of TTC stops.
Yorkdale Shopping Centre is nearby and Dufferin Mall is located 7 km away. FreshCo is within the neighbourhood for quick shopping in addition to Walmart 3 km away. Families can head to some of the many nearby parks including Green Hill Park, Tretheway Park East, Woodborough Park, Coronation Park – York, and King Georges – KeeleParkette. Check out some books at the Evelyn Gregory Library, located nearby, and swim laps at Centennial Recreation Centre. Humber River Regional Hospital provides medical services as required and is located within the neighbourhood.
HWY 401 and HWY 400 are located around 5 km away. Residents can hop on the TTC at Dundas West Station, located 5 km away and grab the GO Weston station, at 4 km.
Landmarks in Beechborough Greenbrook Etobicoke
Landmarks in this area include the Westside Shopping Plaza, York Memorial Collegiate Institute, and the Forensic Genetic Centre.
Schools and Childcare in Beechborough Greenbrook Etobicoke
Children can attend the Charles E. Webster Public School and the York Memorial Collegiate Institute. Nearby childcare centres include Ernie Boccia Creative Child Day Care, Donald C. Macdonald Child Care Centre, Casa Vera Montessori School, and Silverthorn Day Care.