Pleasant View, Toronto
Pleasant View is a neighbourhood in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada that is located in the district of North York at the northern end of the city. It is bordered by Victoria Park to the East, Sheppard Avenue to the South, Highway 404 to the west and the Finch hydro corridor to the north (north of Finch Avenue).
There is a huge percentage of house ownership in the area and the neighbourhood would be classified as middle income, with people on both ends of that spectrum.
Van Horne Plaza
The strip mall Van Horne Plaza is home to many business establishments in the Pleasant View neighbourhood. Current stores include Value Village, 241 Pizza, China China, Shoppers Drug Mart. It also has Caribbean take away restaurant Caribbean Grill. Still fairly new to the plaza is a hair salon specializing in weaves and braids.
Animal lovers can take their pets to Bowhill Animal Clinic.
Across from the Van Horne Plaza is a twin tower community by the Schickedanz team. The Clipper buildings are home to many Pleasant View residents and is said to be the focal point of the community. The buildings are high rises that boast an unheated outdoor swimming pool for residents to use during the summer months. The building also offers a complimentary coffee morning during the holiday month of December and a summer BBQ providing tenants a choice of a hamburger or hotdog.
Parkway Business Area
Although not part of Pleasant View, an unnamed area south of Pleasant View bounded by Sheppard, Highway 404, Highway 401 and Victoria Park is home a number of business:
- Atria Complex 900-2225 Sheppard Avenue East - twin 18 floor office towers home to American Express's Canadian Headquarters and Rogers Communications
- Parkway Place 243 Consumers Road - Shoppers Drug Mart Head Office / Central Office
- St Mary Armenian Apostolic Church and Community Centre
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