History

Lytton Park owes its development to the Metropolitan Street Railway, whose single horse car line began service to the area in 1886.

Borders & Transportation

Lytton Park is located in Northern Toronto, just to the west of Lawrence Park, extending from the corner of Briar Hill Ave and Mona Drive to the corner of Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue West. Buses regularly go along Yonge Street, Avenue Road, and Lawrence Avenue. Subway stops at Yonge/Lawrence and Yonge/Eglinton. The 401 highway is located within 10 minutes drive to the north.


Homes

Today Lytton Park real estate mostly features detached homes, however there is still a coveted selection of Lytton park townhomes, condos, and semi-detached homes available. This is an ideal option for families in the market for centrally located real estate in an established and popular neighbourhood in Toronto.

Schools

Close by private schools include Crescent School (boys) on Bayview, Toronto French School (co-ed) on Lawrence, St. Clement’s School (girls) on St. Clement’s Ave, and Havergal College (girls) on Avenue Rd.


Schools in the area are John Ross Robertson Public School on Glengrove Ave, Glenview Senior Public School on Rosewell Ave, Lawrence Park Collegiate is located on Chatsworth Dr, Bylthwood Public School is on Strathgown Cres, Lawrence Park School (early childhood esucation) on Bayview Ave, and Bedford Park Public School on Ranleigh Ave.


Nearby University is York University's Glendon College on Bayview and Lawrence.


Recreation

The area is named after Lytton Park, which includes public tennis courts and the North Toronto Lawn Bowling Club. Otter Creek Park is also in the vicinity as well as the prestigious Granite Club on Bayview Ave. Shops along Yonge Street feature a large assortment of multicultural casual and fine dining restaurants, unique clothing and sports stores including Roots, Sporting Life and Sheridan Nurseries.