Toronto Life Series: Where to buy now, Part 10

Part 10: Brockton Village, because Lansdowne’s shedding its grungy skin—without becoming generic

Toronto Life has a great series focusing on 10 up and coming Toronto neighbourhoods. Each entry is written by Monica Warzecha with photography by Emma McIntyre. I’ll be posting one daily for the next ten days, but you can always read them all at once at

Like Wallace-Emerson next door, Brockton Village is quickly becoming a destination for both urban tastemakers and young families looking for a nice, yet affordable, first home. The area’s Victorian row houses are being scooped up by the first-time buyers you’ll see pushing strollers on the tree-lined streets. Residents have plenty of shops to frequent: along Dundas West, Portugese and Brazilian businesses alternate between new bars and brunch spots.

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