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The University of Toronto borders it; hence it has predominantly been a student quarter and provides housing to many fraternities. It’s mainly a residential area, with a blend of both Victorian and Edwardian mansion arranged uniquely on the tree-lined one-way streets.
Interestingly, the neighborhood did rise to an international level in the mid-century. The Bloor Street, located strategically between Bathurst and St George is vibrant social and mixed society; it offers Toronto some broad range of service from independent discount retails to moderately priced dishes. Culturally the neighborhood is well endowed, with Tranzac Club, the Jewish community center, the Bloor Hor doc cinema and the Trinity of St Paul’s United Church.
The Annex has a long history, the first residents were Timoty Eaton, a patriarch of the Eatons Department Stores. George Gooderham, the president of Gooderham and Worts Distillery. The northern annex previously was home to many members of the Eaton, Baldwin, Ross and Simpson families for many years until the mid-twentieth century. Currently, it’s a home many notable within the society.
Nonetheless, the Annex provides the best food and entertainment joints. The popular once including the Fanny Chadwick’s, Sushi on Bloor, Puck’n Wings, the Greg Ice Cream and finally Sushi Couture. Most students though prefer the El Furniture restaurant. The Labyrinth, the Dance Cave and the Green do provide the best night time spots.
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