This is another multi-cultural neighbourhood as seen by the many international restaurants, businesses and food shops. The community here consists of people from various origins such as African, Caribbean, West Indian, East Indian, Greek, Mediterranean ad Italian. This neighbourhood began around the 1840s with the original community practicing farming. It was centered on an Inn owned by an Irish, the Rising Sun Inn. The landmark is St. Jude’s Church that was built in 1848.
Homes in Wexford were built in the 1950s and are bungalows and two storey and a half houses. There are also high-rise and low rise buildings towards the peripheral streets in the neighbourhood.
Places for shopping are along the Lawrence Avenue which has shopping plazas, and food shops. Similar to this shopping street is along the Victoria Park Avenue. Eglinton Avenue on the other hand has family style restaurants, factory outlets, and big box stores. The biggest shopping mall is the Golden Mile which was opened in 1954, and has a supermarket and other retailer shops. In Eglinton Square there is a Family Night Club for kids and other seasonal events as well as a supermarket.
Recreation is carried out in the Wexford Park that consists of a playground, sports field, baseball diamond and recreational green space. Another place to do recreation is the Wexford Collegiate Institute where there is a gymnasium. The schools in Wexford include three public schools namely; George Peck, Buchanan and Wexford and Wexford Public high school. Transportation by bus connects the Eglinton, Warden, Pharmacy, Lawrence and Victoria Park avenues to the Bloor-Danforth subway line and the Yonge University-Spadina subway.
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