Perched just above the old Lake Iroquois shoreline and running along St. Clair Ave. West between Christie and Winona, Hillcrest BIA is a vibrant mid-town destination. Home to a wide range of shops and services, shoppers and diners from near and far frequent this stretch of St. Clair West. With a nice mix of well-established and new businesses, Hillcrest Village retains connections to the historical character of the neighbourhood while integrating new flavour and character. Home of the annual summer festival Salsa on St Clair, the Hillcrest Village BIA is a great shopping and dining destination year round. Take advantage of the time based transfer and shop St. Clair!
Forest Hill Village BIA is renowned for its delectable cuisine, available in an assortment of premiere restaurants and food shops. This cozy village-within-the-city was granted BIA status in 1979. It is nestled along Spadina Road in a short stretch around Lonsdale Ave.
In addition to great shops and services, Forest Hill Village BIA also has natural and beautifully designed outdoor amenities and public seating areas. Montclair Parkette to the south and Suydam Park to the North serve as gateways into the Village and provide comfortable places for locals and visitors to enjoy the community.
The Upper Village BIA is located along Eglinton Avenue West between Bathurst Street and the W.R. Allen Road adjacent to the neighbourhood of Forest Hill. The Upper Village BIA, created in 1983, is a vibrant shopping district with lovely street furnishings and flowers. It is easy to reach by car or transit, stretching across what will soon be the fastest light-rail line in Canada. With ample parking, Upper Village is a pleasure to browse and shop, with a taste-tempting variety of quality restaurants to suit every budget.
The Wychwood Heights BIA, established in 2002, is truly the heart of multiculturalism and the arts. Located along the bustling strip of St. Clair Avenue West from Hilton Avenue to Christie Street. Home to many famous residents such as Ernest Hemmingway, Wychwood Heights is steeped in history and rich in arts and culture. It sits in a neighbourhood surrounded by Cedarvale Ravine, Casa Loma and the Artscape Wychwood Barns.