Welcome to Fairbank
Fairbank is poised for growth with the soon to be opened Eglington Crosstown subway spurring on a revitalization of this neighbourhood. The new York Recreation Centre is a fully accessible 67,000-sq.-ft facility scheduled to open in early 2017. Located beside the west bank of the Black Creek, the facility will have a green roof and other City of Toronto Green Standard sustainable features. The centre was designed with extensive input from the community, and will feature numerous amenities including a swimming pool.York Recreation Centre is located at 115 Black Creek Drive, on the southeast corner of Eglinton Ave. West and Black Creek Drive. There are over 100 parking spaces for residents using the facility. Once complete, the Eglinton subway extension will be just steps away.
The defining feature of the Fairbank neighbourhood is its topography, which features a series of rolling hills that climb their way northward from Rogers Road to the northern tip of Fairbank at Briar Hill Avenue. Many of these hills are bisected by curvilinear one way streets that add an old world charm to the neighbourhood.The Fairbank neighbourhood offers modest house prices and convenient access to transit and highways. Fairbank's demographics include a large number of people of Italian, Portuguese, and West Indian heritage.