Kensington is a distinctive multicultural neighbourhood defined by its popular outdoor market, the Kensington Market. The international flavour here reflects the diverse cultural mix of the vibrant and colourful Toronto and has become a popular tourist destination. It is an older neighbourhood in Toronto and has also been designated a National Historical Site of Canada

Another one of Toronto's popular area, Chinatown is located right along the eastern border of the Kensington neighbourhood. It is on Spadina Avenue between College Street and Phoebe Street.

This neighbourhood is bounded by Dundas Street W. on the South, Spadina Avenue on the East, College Street on the North and Bathurst Street on the West.

Notable Amenities at Kensington:

1. Schools and Education: Horizon Alternative Senior School, Ryerson Community School

2. Food and Restaurants: Seven Lives Tacos Y MariscosFresco’s Fish & ChipsHibiscusMillie CreperieMoonbean Coffee

3. Shopping, Leisure and Recreation: With so much variety of shops and restauants here, you'll be able to discover something new every day! Also, the local park and meeting place for Kensington residents is Bellevue Square. This park has a tot's playground and a wading pool.

Getting to Kensington by Public Transit:

The following streetcar routes also run through or along St James Town: 305 & 506 on College Street - 510 on Spadina Avenue - 511 & 310 on Bathurst Street - 505 on Dundas Street West