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Alexandra Park 2019-06-27T15:37:28+00:00

ABOUT ALEXANDRA PARK

Located in Downtown Toronto, Alexandra Park is a neighborhood with a rich history and a multicultural heritage. It is bordered by Queen Street West to the south, Dundas Street West to the north, Bathurst Street to the west, and Spadina Avenue to the east.

Postal Code: M5T


The neighborhood is named after the park located on Dundas Street West and Bathurst Street, which takes its name from Queen Alexandra wife of King Edward VII.

image of Queen Alexandra

Alexandra Park Toronto named for Queen Alexandra

The first records of development in the area indicate that it became a baseline in 1791. In 1841, Sir Casimir Gzowski purchased the land and built the first residential property there, known as “The Hall.”

The area around Mr. Gsowski’s grand house increasingly developed, turning into a neighborhood between the 1920s and 1930s. Then, most of the population living in the area came from Ukraine and Poland.

In the 1960s, population growth and the high number of migrants made development imminent. The region became a suburban area. As a result, many old houses were demolished, including The Hall, to create the necessary space for public housing complexes and thus, fulfill the residential needs.

On an interesting note, a branch of Toronto’s Public Library lies on the land where The Hall stood in the past.

The development of the neighborhood drew the attention of more immigrants from different parts of the world such as Africa, Vietnam, China, and the Caribbean.

Today, Alexandra Park is known for its multicultural heritage and its numerous commercial buildings. It also has excellent private and public housing options and continues to receive migrants from around the world.

If you live in or around the Alexandra Park 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 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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