Wexford and Maryvale are two small communities of Scarborough along the Victoria Park Avenue, South of 401. Wexford and Maryvale are part of the Toronto Real Estate area of E04. Wexford is panning along Lawrence Ave E between Victoria Park and Birchmount Road. There are many Greeks in this neighbourhood. The Church of St.Jude was once the Anglican church to the small village of Wexford, and survives today as a landmark in the modern suburb. The area consists of mostly post-World War II type bungalow housing, apartments, retail and commercial space. In Wexford according to the 2006 Census Visible Minorities comprised 45.4% of the total population, the largest minority group being South Asian.
Maryvale is north of Wexford with its dividing line being the rail tracks ,its western border being Victoria Park ave. To the north it is bordered by Hwy 401, to the east by Warden and to the south by the railroad tracks.The area was first settled as farmland and the neighbourhood is named after the Maryvale farm that once covered part of the area. It was an early part of Scarborough to be developed, being turned into a new suburb in the early 1950s. The most prominent monument in the community is the Metro store at Parkway Mall which has a distinctively curved roof, that was the largest wooden arch in Canada at the time of its construction. Originally built as a Grand Union store in 1958 it was declared a heritage building in 2009. The homes in Maryvale are cosy bungalows with good size lots which are well maintained and landscaped.
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