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Yorkdale-Glen Park
Location of Glen Park within Toronto
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
City Toronto Flag.svg Toronto

Glen Park is a neighbourhood in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is bounded by Lawrence Avenue to the north, Bathurst Street to the east, a line south of Stayner Avenue to the south, and the CNR tracks to the west. Prior to the amalgamation of Metropolitan Toronto in 1998, it was part of the city of North York. It is part of the larger official Yorkdale-Glen Park neighbourhood.

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For the most part, Glen Park homes tend to date back to the 1950s and 1960s, when developers perfected the uniform vista of bungalows and backsplits. Glen Park is a middle-class suburban community of brick houses. Local shopping areas include the Lawrence Square Shopping Centre, the Lawrence Plaza and various street shopping areas along Dufferin St and Marlee Ave.

Transportation

Dufferin Street and Lawrence Avenue West are the neighbourhood's major arteries. Public transit is provided by buses along the two streets, the 109 Ranee along Marlee Avenue and within the Lawrence Heights community, 47 Lansdowne along Caledonia Road to Yorkdale subway station to the north (47B via Bridgeland and 47C via Orfus), Lawrence West subway station to the centre, and Glencairn subway station to the south.

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