Once home to Toronto’s central prison, factories and mills, Liberty Village has come a long way since its industrial beginnings in the latter part of the 19th century. Now emerging as a creative economic hub, Liberty Village is attracting new business and residents, who are drawn to the area’s distinctive architecture, close proximity to downtown and vibrant, youthful atmosphere.
Liberty Village is located on Toronto’s east side, just north of the Canadian National Exhibition. A quick walk through the community and it’s easy to see what is attracting so many businesses and young professionals to the area. There is a cool, hip vibe to the village, with pedestrian-friendly streets and a fabulous assortment of restaurants, art galleries, shops and cafes.
Liberty Village has been dubbed “Canada’s Madison Avenue” due to its high density of marketing and advertising agencies – 75 at last count. It is also home to a number of film and television production companies and Internet start-ups.
Those looking to call Liberty Village home will have no shortage of selection. The growing residential sector features urban towns, modern condominiums and trendy loft conversions. The popular Toy Factory Lofts on Hanna Street and Liberty Avenue won the coveted Project of the Year award in 2005 from the Greater Toronto Homebuilders’ Association.
When it comes to retail therapy, you’ll find it all at Liberty Village. The newly revitalized Liberty Market Building is home to a number of award-winning designers, photographers, artists and filmmakers. The Galleria is an architectural marvel and an eye-catching feature within the neighbourhood. The impressive semi-enclosed glass atrium structure is home to The Shops at The Liberty Market Building, where you’ll find great restaurants, home décor boutiques, clothing stores, a health food shop and more.
The Shops at King Liberty is a one-stop shopping destination. There’s a Metro, LCBO, The Beer Boutique, West Elm, Good Life Fitness, banking centres, cafes and convenient underground parking.
Liberty Village also offers residents a number of options for outdoor space. The Liberty Village Park is a friendly, green oasis with a fantastic playground for kids. Gateway Park features picturesque landscaping and pretty paved pathways for walking. Coronation Park on Lake Ontario is just a short walk away and offers off-leash dog park areas. Liberty Village is also home to Lamport Stadium, a 9,600 seat multi-purpose stadium primarily used
At The End Of 2017 (Average Price)
Condo Apt, Condo Townhouse
Market update 2016 (Average price): Condo Apt. Condo Townhouse
First quarter : $398,370 $582,966
Market update 2015. ( East Liberty St/Hanna Ave)
Condo Apt: one bedrooms two bedrooms
List price (average) : $ 372,210 $ 488,404
Sold price(average): $ 360,939 $ 470,162