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ABOUT ARMOUR HEIGHTS

Located in the district of North York, Armour Heights is a community with a lot of history and character. Its boundaries are set by the Don River to the north and Wilson Avenue to the south, and it is part of the Lansing-Westgate neighborhood in Toronto.

Postal Code: M2R

The plans to transform the land into an upscale neighborhood started in 1911, when Colonel Frederick Burton Robins, a very successful real estate speculator, purchased Armour farm. However, his intentions to build Armour Heights were put on hold during World War One. He decided to donate part of his land to the Royal Canadian Airforce, who will later use it as a training school for their pilots. On an interesting note, Armour Heights was a regular stop for aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.

Armour Heights neighborhood in Toronto, Ontario

History of Armour Heights

Later on, the airfield was used by Bishop-Barker Aeroplanes Limited, a passenger air service company owned by hardened war heroes after the war. The company didn´t last long, mostly because of financial problems and a serious airplane crash. The land was again taken by the Canadian air force in 1942, and it still houses the Canadian Forces College to this day.

As part of a development effort by the city of Toronto, Armour Heights was cut in half to build the Highway 401. Due to an increase of urban activity, the farmland started to recede and many middle-class suburban housing projects began sprouting during the 70s, welcoming a great influx of people of Jewish descent.

Nowadays, 12% of the population in Armour Heights has Jewish roots, and the neighborhood holds a host of synagogues and Toronto’s Holocaust Memorial.

If you live in or around the Armour Heights neighborhood and you find that you need a locksmith to help you get back into your home or your car, call Matrix Locksmith at (647) 931-7446.

Being locked out of your property is one of the least pleasant things that can happen to anyone. When it happens, your plans for the day are suddenly jeopardized as you now have to solve an unforeseen problem that, according to your mind, might take you hours to solve. The first thing one must do is calm down and remember that this is something that happens to everyone relatively often. Call our 24-hour locksmith Armour Heights service. Our Live operator is waiting you assist you with your emergency call.

  • Keys locked inside your car or house –  Being locked out of your property is one of the least pleasant things that can happen to anyone. When it happens, your plans for the day are suddenly jeopardized as you now have to solve an unforeseen problem that, according to your mind, might take you hours to solve.

  • You definitely lost your key – It happens to the best of us. Opening your locked door is not enough. You need a new set of duplicate keys.

  • Broken Key extraction  – Fortunately, Matrix Locksmith mobile units come equipped with everything a master technician needs to extract your key within minutes without damaging your lock.

  • Car Ignition repair or replacement  – The car Ignition cylinder is a very sturdy piece of hardware. However, imperfections might make it impossible for you to start your car, thus creating the need to fix or replace the cylinder.

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