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About Downtown East

Up-and-coming, creative atmosphere, the other side of Toronto

Downtown East sets itself apart from Bay Street and the Entertainment District with plenty of creative flair and a level of authenticity not quite seen in the big neighbourhoods.

  • Location: Downtown East begins where Yonge Street bisects Downtown Toronto into two distinct worlds, bounded by the streets of Bloor, Jarvis, and Queen.
  • Transportation: Downtown East enjoys all the convenience of Toronto's outstanding public transit. On Yonge Street alone are several subway stations, such as Queen, College, Wellesley, and Bloor-Yonge, to name a few.

    Buses regularly ply routes within the Downtown East area. You can also catch the King or Queen streetcar lines. Moreover, each neighbourhood ranks high in terms of walkability.

  • Who lives here: Downtown East is probably the most diverse and vibrant part of Toronto. Single young professionals, couples, growing families, downsizing empty nesters, creatives, entrepreneurs - the local population is a melting pot of people from different backgrounds.

Downtown East Condos and Lofts for Sale

Downtown East continues to gain popularity among real estate investors. This renaissance comes with a multitude of condo and loft developments scattered throughout the area. This makes Downtown East home to what is currently the most diverse condo and loft market in Toronto.

The most notable hard loft building in Downtown East would be the Merchandise Lofts. This is probably one of the best-known loft conversions in all of Toronto. It was built in various stages from 1910-1949 for the Simpson's department store and later owned by Sears Canada. The Merchandise Building is over 1,000,000 square feet and one of the largest buildings by floor area in downtown Toronto. It’s an example of the early 20th-century industrial Chicago School architectural style. Converted to residential lofts in 1999, the Merchandise Lofts is the most centrally located hard loft building in downtown Toronto.

To further explore Downtown East's condo and loft market, get in touch with Casey Ragan today.

Living in Downtown East

  • Shopping: Downtown East is a great place to explore the streets and find independently owned fashion boutiques, furniture and design stores, and other specialty shops.
  • Wining & Dining: The diversity and creative spirit of Downtown East is captured well by the dining scene. Starting from Yonge Street, you will be greeted by a host of well-loved restaurants. From there, make your way east and discover more of Downtown East's gastronomic treasures, such as La Bettola Di Terroni, George Restaurant, The Keg Mansion, Smith Restaurant, Constantine Toronto, and KINKA IZAKAYA.
  • Attractions: There is a plethora of things to see and do in Downtown East. Some of the most notable spots include Yonge-Dundas Square, Church-Wellesley Village, Allan Gardens, and Massey Hall.
  • History & Culture: Church Street is the most historic section of Downtown East. Named, quite obviously, after the preponderance of cathedrals at its southern end, Church Street is one of Toronto's older thoroughfares. Three buildings in Toronto’s Downtown East that contributed to the name of the street on which they reside, Church Street, are all in close proximity of each other and make a great outing. St. Michael’s Cathedral, Metropolitan United, and St. James Cathedral are three of the largest and oldest churches in the country as well as being works of art.

Available Condos & Lofts

1 Bloor St E #515 Toronto $1,998,000
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1 Bloor St E #7402 Toronto $1,888,000
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1 Bloor St E #6504 Toronto $1,680,000
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60 Granby St #12 Toronto $1,600,000
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1 Bloor St E #501 Toronto $1,599,000
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1 Bloor St E #5104 Toronto $1,510,000
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71 Charles St E #1404 Toronto $1,450,000
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35 Hayden St #2801 Toronto $1,299,000
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45 Charles St E #5008 Toronto $1,225,000
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45 Charles St E #5008 Toronto $1,199,000
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1 Bloor St E #1307 Toronto $1,140,000
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1 Bloor St E #1710 Toronto $1,099,000
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50 Charles St E #3207 Toronto $1,098,000
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101 Charles St E #802 Toronto $1,032,000
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28 Wellesley St E #707 Toronto $998,000
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28 Ted Rogers Way #3803 Toronto $990,000
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210 Victoria St #1801 Toronto $969,900
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281 Mutual St #1001 Toronto $950,000
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50 Charles St E #3309 Toronto $938,000
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45 Charles St E #1102 Toronto $929,000
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1 Bloor St E #421 Toronto $928,888
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101 Charles St E #504 Toronto $919,000
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50 Wellesley St E #3308 Toronto $899,000
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17 Dundonald St #1102 Toronto $896,000
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1 Bloor St E #1809 Toronto $888,000
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22 Wellesley St E #1608 Toronto $879,900
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28 Wellesley St E #1204 Toronto $839,000
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33 Charles St E #605 Toronto $818,000
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42 Charles St E #507 Toronto $799,999
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70 Carlton St #2708 Toronto $799,000
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25 Carlton St #604 Toronto $788,000
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21 Carlton St #405 Toronto $770,000
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50 Charles St E #5405 Toronto $768,000
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70 Carlton St #3413 Toronto $755,000
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220 Victoria St #906 Toronto $750,000
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45 Charles St E #5111 Toronto $742,888
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70 Carlton St #2913 Toronto $729,900
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50 Charles St E #1703 Toronto $699,000
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33 Charles St E #803 Toronto $680,000
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159 Dundas St E #2901 Toronto $678,000
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45 Charles St E #710 Toronto $649,900
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28 Wellesley St E #1106 Toronto $639,900
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21 Carlton St #306 Toronto $638,000
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285 Mutual St #2205 Toronto $629,999
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28 Ted Rogers Way #3105 Toronto $625,000
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28 Wellesley St E #2903 Toronto $600,000
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42 Charles St E #2710 Toronto $599,900
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50 Charles St E #1812 Toronto $599,000
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7 Carlton St #401 Toronto $590,000
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159 Dundas St E #506 Toronto $579,000
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89 Mcgill St #1212 Toronto $575,000
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220 Victoria St #1408 Toronto $550,000
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77 Shuter St #301 Toronto $519,000
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28 Wellesley St E #3701 Toronto $519,000
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77 Shuter St #301 Toronto $519,000
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28 Wellesley St E #3701 Toronto $519,000
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220 Victoria St #1408 Toronto $550,000
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89 Mcgill St #1212 Toronto $575,000
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159 Dundas St E #506 Toronto $579,000
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7 Carlton St #401 Toronto $590,000
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50 Charles St E #1812 Toronto $599,000
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42 Charles St E #2710 Toronto $599,900
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28 Wellesley St E #2903 Toronto $600,000
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28 Ted Rogers Way #3105 Toronto $625,000
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285 Mutual St #2205 Toronto $629,999
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21 Carlton St #306 Toronto $638,000
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28 Wellesley St E #1106 Toronto $639,900
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45 Charles St E #710 Toronto $649,900
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159 Dundas St E #2901 Toronto $678,000
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33 Charles St E #803 Toronto $680,000
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50 Charles St E #1703 Toronto $699,000
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70 Carlton St #2913 Toronto $729,900
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45 Charles St E #5111 Toronto $742,888
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220 Victoria St #906 Toronto $750,000
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70 Carlton St #3413 Toronto $755,000
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50 Charles St E #5405 Toronto $768,000
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21 Carlton St #405 Toronto $770,000
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25 Carlton St #604 Toronto $788,000
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70 Carlton St #2708 Toronto $799,000
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42 Charles St E #507 Toronto $799,999
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33 Charles St E #605 Toronto $818,000
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28 Wellesley St E #1204 Toronto $839,000
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22 Wellesley St E #1608 Toronto $879,900
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1 Bloor St E #1809 Toronto $888,000
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17 Dundonald St #1102 Toronto $896,000
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50 Wellesley St E #3308 Toronto $899,000
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101 Charles St E #504 Toronto $919,000
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1 Bloor St E #421 Toronto $928,888
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45 Charles St E #1102 Toronto $929,000
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50 Charles St E #3309 Toronto $938,000
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281 Mutual St #1001 Toronto $950,000
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210 Victoria St #1801 Toronto $969,900
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28 Ted Rogers Way #3803 Toronto $990,000
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28 Wellesley St E #707 Toronto $998,000
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101 Charles St E #802 Toronto $1,032,000
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50 Charles St E #3207 Toronto $1,098,000
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1 Bloor St E #1710 Toronto $1,099,000
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1 Bloor St E #1307 Toronto $1,140,000
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45 Charles St E #5008 Toronto $1,199,000
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45 Charles St E #5008 Toronto $1,225,000
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35 Hayden St #2801 Toronto $1,299,000
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71 Charles St E #1404 Toronto $1,450,000
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1 Bloor St E #5104 Toronto $1,510,000
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1 Bloor St E #501 Toronto $1,599,000
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60 Granby St #12 Toronto $1,600,000
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1 Bloor St E #6504 Toronto $1,680,000
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1 Bloor St E #7402 Toronto $1,888,000
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1 Bloor St E #515 Toronto $1,998,000
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