Centennial Scarborough is also known as Port Union, located to the east of Scarborough. This was a waterfront village in the 1800s which had great ship building industries, commercial fishing industries and other small businesses. The name Centennial comes from the Centennial Church located at the Centennial Road which is off Kingston Road.
Homes in the neighbourhood have a rich architectural feel with many styles such as the English, Swiss and Spanish ones. Most of the houses were built in the 1940s and 1950s. They are bungalows of ranch style, two storey houses, and cottages and split level homes. Newly constructed homes that are custom designed also are found in Port Union. South of the Lawrence Avenue is a new subdivision known as Port Union Village. This village has detached and semi-detached houses and townhouses. The houses here have accents of decorative architecture such as second storey decks and sweeping front porches.
Shopping is carried out at the Centennial Plaza at Port Union Road. This plaza contains a bakery, a video store, pet store, professional offices hair salon, a coffee shop, restaurants, a medical centre, a hardware store, and convenience stores. Another plaza for shopping is the Lawson Road Plaza which comes in handy in serving household needs to residents towards the north end corner. It has a restaurant, a food market, a dry cleaner, a gas station, and banks.
Recreational areas include the Port Union Recreation Centre which has a library, fitness centre, activity rooms and banquet hall among others. Other places for recreation are the Adams Park which is west of port Union Road and Colonel Danforth Park.
There are two public schools, a public high school and a catholic school. Transportation by bus connects the Lawson Avenue, Port Union Road and Lawson Road to the Rouge Hill Go train Station at Lawrence Avenue.
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