Cedarvale – Overview
The original subdivision plan was registered under the name Cedar Vale. “Vale” denoted the ravine that runs through the enter of this neighbourhood and “Cedar” makes reference to the many cedars that grew in the wet lowlands. The defining feature of this neighbourhood is the Cedarvale Ravine, which cuts a wide diagonal swath through the middle of Cedarvale. This ravine provides numerous recreational opportunities.
Eglinton Avenue West is easily accessible for gift and home improvement stores, professional services and an excellent variety of restaurants.
Cedervale – Homes
Cedarvales mostly Tudor and Georgian style homes were built mostly between 1920 and 1950. The larger and most expensive homes are located on premium lots over looking the ravine. Cedarvale’s interior streets contain a mix of good size family homes and sturdy starter homes. There are also a number of multiplex houses on the periphery streets.
Vaughan Road Collegiate Institue
Forest Hill Collegiate Institue
Leo Baeck Day School
United Synagogue Day School
Bus service on Bathurst Street and Vaughan Road connects passengers on the Bloor-Danforth subway line. Eglinton Avenue Road West bus connects passengers to Eglinton Station on the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line. Motorists are just minutes away from the Allen Road Expressway at Eglinton Avenue which feeds into Highway 401. Bathurst Street is the main arterial road the provides quick and convenient access to the core of the city.