It’s easy to fall in love with Leslieville. From the neighbourhood’s famous film district to its vintage boutiques and endless brunch destinations, the amenities are aplenty.

Just ask Lloyd Asselin, a first-time buyer who will soon move into The Carlaw, a 12-storey residence by Streetcar Developments situated in the heart of the east-end Toronto neighbourhood.

After renting from Corktown District Lofts, another Streetcar development in Leslieville, Asselin gained an appreciation for both the community and the high-quality features and finishes of the development.

While Leslieville is still evolving, with new buildings and eateries sprouting up across the neighbourhood, Asselin considers it to be a hidden gem. He works as a flight attendant, often fleeing from one destination to the next, so he wanted to live somewhere that excited him every time he returned.


Located at Dundas Street East and Carlaw Avenue, the boutique residential building will house 320 lofts and 21 urban townhomes.

The on-site amenities are just as distinct as those within the surrounding community. Residents will have access to a rooftop patio, modern fitness facility, guest suites and a 24-hour concierge service.

Another selling point for Asselin? The walkability of the neighbourhood. No need for a gas-guzzler when you’re already within walking distance to a myriad of grocery stores, shops and restaurants.

The Carlaw has also taken pointers from the neighbourhood’s dynamic film scene and will house a theatre facility on the ground floor called Crow’s Theatre.

The new community is already well under construction, and available suites start from $242,900. Units range in size from 400 to 1,300 square feet.

For more information call 416 690 8588 or email

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