Baby Point was initially a Seneca and Mohawk Village, that was abandoned shortly before 1700
James Baby, a former politician in Upper Canada, from a wealthy fur trading family found the abandoned village and settled in what now today is known as Baby Point (pronounced “Bawby”)
Bounded on the west by Humber River from south of Baby Point Crescent to St. Marks Road, east to Jane Street south to Raymond Avenue west to the Humber
Baby’s heirs lived in Baby Point until 1910 when the government acquired Baby Point
In 1912 the government sold off Baby Point to Robert Home Smith, an established developer who began building most of the homes in Baby Point
Most of the homes in Baby Point were built in the 1920’s and 1930’s – ranging from two-story detached homes to spacious English manors
The oldest streets in this area are Baby Point Road and Baby Point Crescent, originally lined with large oak trees – today we see oak staircases, oak trim, oak doors and oak-mantelpieces as the neighbourhood strives to preserve this original charm
Known for its Baby Point Club; a private club that contributes to bringing the community together through recreation sports and social events, with two tennis courts, a log cabin clubhouse, and lawn bowling greenery
Living in this area is never a dull moment, only a 15-minute walk from the popular Bloor West Village, with great cafes, shops, bars & restaurants, including Campo, Mad Mexican and Woody’s
A short walk to everything and anything you may need – yoga & fitness studios, the Humber River, Old Mill Inn & Spa, Old Mill Tennis Club, and both Old Mill and Jane subway stations.
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