Around & About
TAS DesignBuild’s DIA is nestled amongst a neighbourhood of tree-lined streets and traditional family residences in North York — one of the leading places to live within Canada. A place that provides a downtown vibe with cosmopolitan attitude, while being conveniently close to everywhere else. North York is an ideal place to live, work and play.
Laugh, Play, Eat (Enjoy)!
The culture of North York is enviably rich and poised to become even better. Five to ten minutes away from TAS DesignBuild’s DIA you’ll find the celebrated Toronto Centre for the Arts with a full program of cultural entertainment. Also nearby Mel Lastman Square — fun-tastic all-year-round venue for events, celebrations, concerts and more. For the latest in movies, check out the comforts (and popcorn!) of nearby movie theatres and multiplexes, including Silver City.
North York is cosmopolitan in scope: global in tastes. Within walking distance of TAS DesignBuild’s DIA you’ll find 24 hour supermarkets, as well an exciting selection of ethnic shops that offer the space you crave. Not too far way, you’ll find malls like Centerpoint, and shopping centres such as Empress Walk. When it comes to cuisine, there are cafes, bistros and restaurants to satisfy every taste and occasion. Feel like some team spirit? North York is perfect all-Canadian city where arenas, and community centres give you the opportunity to join the team and play!
Close by and Convenient
TAS DesignBuild’s DIA defines “close by”. A quick walk away you’ll find the offices and services of the North York Civic Centre. Around you, and within short travelling distance, there’s a fine selection of colleges, schools and nurseries, including Toronto’s Earl Haig High School and the Claude Watson School for the Arts. For leisure and pleasure there’s parks and gardens. A vital commercial centre, North York also provides a full range of employment opportunities for all levels plus easy access to commercial centres elsewhere — Markham to the north and downtown Toronto to the south.
When it comes to transit, North York is on the fast track — with several points of TTC access nearby TAS DesignBuild’s DIA — Finch subway station to the north and North York Center subway station to the south. Thanks to the fast and efficient new Sheppard subway, within minutes you can find yourself heading all the way east to Fairview Mall.
For urban areas to the north, opt for the YRT (York Region Transit). If Toronto Union Station or Toronto Pearson International Airport is your destination, sit back — within 30 minutes you’ll be there. Got to Go? The Go bus is right there at Finch subway station — ready to take you north, south, east or west. Ready for a road trip or a quick commute? Go south on Yonge Street and you’ll find yourself at the access of Highway 401. Other major roads include: Yonge Street, Sheppard Avenue, Bayview Avenue, Finch Avenue, Steeles Avenue — providing you with quick and easy access to the rest of the GTA.