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Etobicoke North

Ward 1

Beaumonde Heights Park
17 A Waltham Drive
A small park featuring a pedestrian bridge, wildlife, ball diamond; tennis courts, and a playground

MagicFinnga WonG (Basil Jardine) and Carlos Mural
2645 Islington Avenue
A mural that depicts a serene scene of a tiger drinking from a lotus pond, surrounded by rocks, flowers, and lily pads. Part of the StreetART Toronto program. Partnership organization: Rexdale Community Health Centre.

MagicFinnga WonG (Basil Jardine) Mural
2630 Islington Avenue
A mural that depicts India’s joyful and colourful Holi festival through images of elephants and people celebrating with coloured powder against a landscape background, reflecting the area’s Indian community. Part of the StreetART Toronto program. Parnership organization: Rexdale Community Health Centre

Village Green Park (1896)
925 Albion Road
Etobicoke’s oldest park dating to 1895. It features an outdoor farmer’s market, and a flea market held by Lion’s Club.

Albion Gardens Park
41 Deanlea Court
A park on the East Humber River that includes tennis courts, playground and trails that connect to the West Humber Parkland

Humber Recreational Trail
Alhart Drive and Buckhorn Place
A section of a more extensive trail that winds its way along Humber River. It is home to many Indigenous plant and tree species including White Pine.

Angas Farm
89 Bankfield Drive
Local favourite farm with apple picking & pumpkin patch. The site was declared the last remaining working farm by Etobicoke City Council on October 6th 1997

Franklin Carmichael Art Centre
34 Riverdale Drive
Former residence of Dr. Curtin, one of first female graduates of Faculty of Medicine, UofT. She formed a group of visual artists along with Ada Carmichael, widow of Franklin Carmichael (Group of Seven).

Elm Bank House
23 Jason Road
*Note: Private property. Please observe the house from the street only. A hidden gem that is the oldest home in Etobicoke, dating to 1832. The home is now a private residence.

19, 32 and 34 Jason Road
*Note: Private property. Please observe the house from the street only. Heritage listed properties that were constructed on the foundations of the old Grubb Farm, which dates back to the 1830s. The home is now a private residence.

Thistletown Multi-Service Centre
925 Albion Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9V 1A6
Poems For Your Path
Artists from various disciplines present messages of hope and resilience throughout the city in the form of text-based visual art installations.
Mark Reinhart

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Poems For Your Path
Artists from various disciplines present messages of hope and resilience throughout the city in the form of text-based visual art installations.
Mark Reinhart
Thistletown Multi-Service Centre
925 Albion Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9V 1A6

Neighbourhood Stroll: Thistletown-Beaumond Heights

This stroll features some fantastic street art murals, plenty of wonderful green space such as the Humber Recreational Trail and Albion Gardens Park, and heritage designated buildings like Elm Bank House, the oldest home in Etobicoke. The Stroll passes through the Albion-Islington Square BIA, which has plenty of fantastic local businesses to check out.

Main Streets: Albion Road and Islington Avenue

Note: Some neighbourhood strolls may cross over into more than one ward.

  1. Beaumonde Heights Park
    17 A Waltham Drive
    A small park featuring a pedestrian bridge, wildlife, ball diamond; tennis courts, and a playground

  2. MagicFinnga WonG (Basil Jardine) and Carlos Mural
    2645 Islington Avenue
    A mural that depicts a serene scene of a tiger drinking from a lotus pond, surrounded by rocks, flowers, and lily pads. Part of the StreetART Toronto program. Partnership organization: Rexdale Community Health Centre.

  3. MagicFinnga WonG (Basil Jardine) Mural
    2630 Islington Avenue
    A mural that depicts India’s joyful and colourful Holi festival through images of elephants and people celebrating with coloured powder against a landscape background, reflecting the area’s Indian community. Part of the StreetART Toronto program. Parnership organization: Rexdale Community Health Centre

  4. Village Green Park (1896)
    925 Albion Road
    Etobicoke’s oldest park dating to 1895. It features an outdoor farmer’s market, and a flea market held by Lion’s Club.

  5. Albion Gardens Park
    41 Deanlea Court
    A park on the East Humber River that includes tennis courts, playground and trails that connect to the West Humber Parkland

  6. Humber Recreational Trail
    Alhart Drive and Buckhorn Place
    A section of a more extensive trail that winds its way along Humber River. It is home to many Indigenous plant and tree species including White Pine.

  7. Angas Farm
    89 Bankfield Drive
    Local favourite farm with apple picking & pumpkin patch. The site was declared the last remaining working farm by Etobicoke City Council on October 6th 1997

  8. Franklin Carmichael Art Centre
    34 Riverdale Drive
    Former residence of Dr. Curtin, one of first female graduates of Faculty of Medicine, UofT. She formed a group of visual artists along with Ada Carmichael, widow of Franklin Carmichael (Group of Seven).

  9. Elm Bank House
    23 Jason Road
    *Note: Private property. Please observe the house from the street only. A hidden gem that is the oldest home in Etobicoke, dating to 1832. The home is now a private residence.

  10. 19, 32 and 34 Jason Road
    *Note: Private property. Please observe the house from the street only. Heritage listed properties that were constructed on the foundations of the old Grubb Farm, which dates back to the 1830s. The home is now a private residence.

  11. Thistletown Multi-Service Centre
    925 Albion Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9V 1A6
    Poems For Your Path
    Artists from various disciplines present messages of hope and resilience throughout the city in the form of text-based visual art installations.
    Mark Reinhart

Accessibility information: Parts of the Humber Recreational Trail may be uneven and/or unpaved. For the entrance to the paved trail, please visit the West Humber Parkland at 451 Albion Rd.

The Stroll TO itineraries may follow routes that do not receive winter maintenance. Please review winter safety tips and for more information contact 311.

Soundtracks of the City

From global superstars to local favourites and ones to watch, the Soundtracks of the City playlists all feature artists who have called Toronto home. Whether it’s a lyric about the neighborhood, an artist representing a cultural community, or a tie-in to the StrollTO itinerary itself, all the music reflects connections to an individual ward or the City as a whole.

Music was chosen based on an artist’s Spotify presence and each song’s broad appeal, as well as its associations with the cultures, languages and ethnicities that reflect Toronto’s neighborhoods and diverse music scene. Soundtracks of the City combines 425 songs that feature more than 500 different local artists or acts, showcasing songs in 23 different languages.