Blake-Jones is a quiet neighbourhood at Toronto’s southeast end, bordered between Greenwood Avenue, Pape Avenue, and the Danforth. Also known locally as “The Pocket” by residents and realtors due to its village-like atmosphere, Victorian and Edwardian style semi-detached houses, and enclosed streets, Blake-Jones has seen great revitalization since its early residences that were built in the late 1800’s. The neighbourhood is also home to well-known landmarks such as the T.T.C. Greenwood yard.
This charming neighbourhood Blake-Jones offers a mixture of cultures and unique households, becoming increasingly populated by younger singles and families, especially those with children. The local community is known to take on various initiatives such as improving local parks and redesigning green spaces. Blake-Jones also contains a variety of local restaurants, bars, and coffee shops that give it an incredible walking score.