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ABOUT CABBAGETOWN

Located in the center of Toronto, Cabbagetown is a renowned neighborhood with a vast cultural heritage. It is officially named Cabbagetown – St. Jamestown neighborhood and its limits are set by limited by Wellesley to the north, Sherbourne to the east, Gerrard St. East to the south, and Don Valley Parkway to the west.

Postal code: M5A

The neighborhood’s name comes from the first Irish immigrants. They said they were so poor that they had to grow cabbage in front of their houses around 1840 as a consequence of the Great Depression. This reality is perfectly depicted in the novel Cabbagetown, which was written by Canadian novelist Hugh Garner.

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Cabbagetown, Old Toronto

Before the 1950s, Cabbagetown was farmland, just like most of what we know today as Toronto. The area consisted of vegetable plots and small cottages that served as farmers’ homes but transformed and developed slowly over the years.

Before World War I, the area developed into a working-class neighborhood. Most of its residents worked in industries located in neighboring areas. The First Great War caused devastating consequences to the local economy. This resulted in multiple families living in the same house, which lead to property deterioration.

Regent Park, a large residential complex, served as a housing solution for an increasingly poor population. Unfortunately, most of its architectural heritage had to be demolished to build apartment buildings.

Over time, Cabbagetown overcame the financial difficulties and became a sophisticated neighborhood with upscale properties and a hardworking population. It features the largest number of beautiful, elegant Victorian houses dating from the 19th century combined with a 21st-century lifestyle.

If you live in or around the Cabbagetown 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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