Welcome to Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction, encompassing a huge area this neighobourhood covers the full spectrum of housing, culture, entreatment and dining. Traditionally this area has been home to a largley Portuguese and Italian families . However in the last 15 years, as with many neighbourhoods in the downtown area, there has been a major demographic shift with many young professionals and families buying the solid brick homes that make up the majority of the properties. Add to this mix is a strong rental population that is feed in part by university students due to the proximity to the uoft campus and easy access to transit. All these factors have made this neighbourhood one of the fastest growing and most desirable neighbourhoods in Toronto seeing a 7\% increase in property values during the economic downturn.
With a wide variety of restaurants to choose from Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction is the prefect place for any food enthusiast to settle in. Additionally there is a huge variety of independent butchers, grocers and specialty stores to keep ones fridge full and imagination inspired.
On the eastern edge of Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction you will find Christie pits one of Toronto's most desirable parks with a full array of facilities including swimming, baseball, lawn bolls, basketball and tennis (just across the street at Bickford). Other great parks include Campbell, Dovercourt and Wallace-Emerson just to name a few.