North of the Annex is Dupont Street and south is Bloor Street West. Yonge Street is to the East while Christie Street passes to the west.
The Annex is very crowded and populated and half of the population is working-age people. It also does not have much population diversity. The top non-official languages are Spanish and Italian and ethnic origins are English, Scottish, Irish, and Jewish. After-tax household income is slightly lower than the City of Toronto average at $49,912. A high number of people of the Annex have at least post-secondary education. Total major crime incidents in the neighbourhood are 207 per 10,000 people per year. In addition, there are a very large number of local businesses.
High-rise apartments (49%) and low-rise apartments (34%) are in abundance compared to the City of Toronto average. Single-family homes are lower than the average as well. To buy a house in this area, be prepared for an average home price of $993,491, amongst the highest in the GTA. The streets are very busy, bustling with commuters to and from the neighbourhood.
Shop at Hazelton Lanes mall, located in the Annex neighbourhood, and grab some groceries at Loblaws. Canadian Tire and Walmart will provide a convenient stop, located 2 km and 5 km away.
Relax in the neighbourhood parks Jay Macpherson Green, Jean Sibelius Square, Jesse Ketchum Park, Euclid Avenue Parkette, Joseph Burr Tyrrell Park, Frank StolleryParkette, Ed and Anne MirvishParkette, Gwendolyn Macewen Parkette, Huron Street Playground, and Marlborough Place Parkette.
Toronto General Hospital is closest, located 3 km from the centre of the neighbourhood. Palmerston Library is located within the neighbourhood and Brown Community Centre is the closest swimming pool, located 2 km drive from the neighbourhood.
The nearby highway is Gardiner Expressway. Highway 400 is far, located 17 km away. Public transportation is abundant in the area, with Rosedale Station, Dupont Station, Bathurst Station, Christie Station, Spadina Station, St George Station, Bay Station and Bloor Station within the neighbourhood. GO Union is 4 km away.
Nearby landmarks include the College of Nurses of Ontario and the International Society of Krishna.
Schools and Childcare in A Toronto
Children can learn at the nearby schools such as Palmerston Avenue Junior Public School, Huron Street Junior Public school, and Jesse Ketchum Junior and Senior Public School.
Drop your children off at nearby childcare centres: Annex Early Learning Centre, Huron Superfriends, Institute of Child Study After School Daycare, Jesse Ketchum Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Jesse Ketchum Satellite Early Learning and Child Care, University of Toronto Learning Centre – OISE, St. Alban’s Preschool, Palmerston Community Daycare Centre, Little Feet Little Faces Preschool, and The McLoughlin Schools.