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, also known as Cedarbrae
, is a neighbourhood located in Toronto
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, in the district of Scarborough
Scarborough is a dissolved municipality within the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Geographically, it comprises the eastern part of Toronto. It is bordered on the south by Lake Ontario, on the west by Victoria Park Avenue, on the north by Steeles Avenue East, and on the east by the Rouge River...
Woburn is bordered by Highway 401 to the north, Scarborough Golf Club Road and Orton Park Road to the east, the CN Railway tracks to the south, and McCowan Road and Bellamy Road to the west. A post-office at Painted Post Drive and Markham Road, and a schoolhouse at Markham Road and Ellesmere Road, today the site of Woburn Collegiate Institute
Woburn Collegiate Institute is a non-semestered secondary school on Ellesmere Road in the Scarborough district of Toronto. Its motto is Let the Zeal for Learning Flourish.- History :...
, were important sites in the early community. Painted Post Drive connected Woburn to the southwest via Danforth Road and Danforth Avenue to Toronto, and to the east via Military and Colonel Danforth Trails to Kingston Road and points east (for more details, see Danforth Avenue
Danforth Avenue is an east-west arterial road in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its western end begins in Old Toronto from the Prince Edward Viaduct as a continuation of Bloor Street and continues through East York until intersecting with Kingston Road in Scarborough...
The south and south east sections of Woburn, along Highland Creek
Highland Creek is a river in the Scarborough district of Toronto, Ontario, emptying into Lake Ontario at the eastern end of the Scarborough Bluffs. It is home to several species of fish including trout, carp, and bass. It is a meandering river which, like most rivers in Toronto , travels through a...
, have a great amount of green space, echoed by the tree lined and winding roads typical of the neighbourhood.
Woburn is an upper middle class neighbourhood. Residences are split between high rises and single detached homes, which account for almost ninety percent of all residences.
- Taber Hill
Taber Hill also spelled Tabor Hill is an Iroquois burial mound in Toronto, Ontario. It is located near Lawrence and Bellamy in Scarborough. The cemetery was discovered on August 17, 1956 when a steam shovel was in the process of demolishing The 60 foot high hill...
- Cedarbrae Mall
Cedarbrae Mall is a shopping mall in the Scarborough area of Toronto, Canada, at the corner of Markham Road and Lawrence Avenue. The mall opened in the early 1960s.-Notable tenants:...
- Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute
Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute is a semestered public high school in Toronto, Ontario, with programs serving immersion and extended French students. It was opened in 1961 and houses approximately 1267 students as of Fall 2010. Cedarbrae C.I...
- Centennial College Progress Campus