East York is buffered by the Don Valley Ravine which makes it feel distanced from the hustle and bustle of the City and yet East York is just a hop, skip and a jump from Downtown Toronto. East York is well served by public transit and has many wonderful parks and neighbourhood shopping destinations. The housing stock is very diverse and spans the entire spectrum from entry level townhomes and condos to luxury custom new builds.
- East York holds the distinction of being Canada’s last official Borough. That small-town friendliness prevails today.
- Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper grew up in Leaside.
- Toronto Blue Jay alumni Rich and Ron Butler honed their skills at baseball diamonds around East York.
- Actor Kiefer Sutherland once lived in the Crescent Town neighbourhood.