North of Lansing-Westgate is Park Home Avenue and to the south is HWY 401. Yonge Street is to the east, while Bathurst Street is to the west.
The Lansing-Westgate neighbourhood has a high number of families with children (16%) and working age (48%), and has a low number of families with youth, pre-retirement, and seniors. Top non-official languages here are Russian and Persian (Farsi), and top ethnic origins are Jewish, English, Polish, and Chinese. The median after-tax household income for neighbourhood residents is $60,980, compared to Toronto’s $52,149. Lansing-Westgate has a high population of educated people, some with post-secondary education, and total major crime incidents is 127 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
Lansing-Westgate has a high number of single-detached houses (40%) and high-rise apartments (46%). Home values here are $646,460 compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. This neighbourhood has very busy streets with a high road volume, but it also has a high level of green space that residents enjoy, with the most trees in the Greater Toronto Area.
Enjoy a shopping trip to Bayview Village Shopping Centre, Centerpoint Mall, and Yorkdale Shopping Centre. Get some groceries are No Frills or travel to Walmart, only 6 km away. Residents can relax at neighbourhood parks such as Gwendolen Park, HarlandaleParkette, Hinder Area, Addington Greenbelt, Albert Standing Park, Stuart Greenbelt, Mel Lastman Square, Earl Bales Park, Franklin Park, and Bathurst - Wilson Parkette. Also found in this area are North York General Hospital, North York Central Library, and Douglas Snow Aquatic Centre for an indoor swimming pool.
HWY 401 is the nearest highway and it passes through the southern border of Lansing-Westgate with main exits of Bathurst Street, Yonge Street, and Avenue Road. HWY 404 is located 9 km away. Grab the subway at North York Centre Station and Sheppard-Yonge Station or take the GO from GO Oriole, 6 km away.
Landmarks in North York, ON Canada
The major landmarks of the neighbourhood include Sheppard-Yonge Station, North York Civic Centre, Toronto Centre for Arts, and Canada Passports.
Schools and Childcare in North York, ON Canada
Elementary schools in the neighbourhood are St. Edward Catholic School, Summit Heights Public School, and Cameron Public School. Childcare centres in the neighbourhood are Glen Cameron for Kids, Central Montessori Schools – Florence, Kinder Connection, St. Edward YMCA, Pine Lake Montessori School #2, and Pine Lake Montessori School #1.