This is a middle income neighbourhood that has people from many backgrounds. It was initially part of Ellesmere Village which was a farming community along Kennedy and Ellesmere Roads. This was during the 1800s. In the 1950s, the Ellesmere market gardens as well as dairy farms were replaced by what is today the Dorset Park. The name is borrowed from a small village in England.
Homes in this Scarborough District neighbourhood were built in the 1950s. The houses consist of bungalows, semi-detached homes and storey and half houses. There are also current developments of semi-detached and detached houses in the Ellesmere Road and Birchmount north east corner.
Shopping in the region can be done along the Kennedy road where there are computer and electronics shops, appliance stores, and discounts department stores. Restaurants in this regions display various cuisines including Japanese, Greek and Chinese. South of the Highway 401 is the Kennedy Commons, a gigantic shopping area. West Indian and East Indian food markets are displayed in the Courtesy Plaza, which is also a famous food shopping place.
Recreation centers in Dorset Public Park in Lewiston Road which has a children’s playground. Another park is the McGregor Park which has a public library and a community centre. The park also offers tennis courts, sports field and baseball diamond.
Schools in the neighbourhood include four public ones, a public high school and a catholic school. Transportation in Dorset Park by the bus connects the Kennedy Road, Lawrence East Station and Scarborough Rapid Transit line.
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