Lower Forest Hill Village, extending along Heath Street between Spadina and Avenue Roads, is known for its upscale shopping and dining. Forest Hill Village, incorporated in 1923, was annexed by the City of Toronto in 1967. The village, which was also sometimes known as Spadina Heights, was named after the location of the summer home of St Lawrence Market butcher John Wickson. Landmarks of the neighborhood include: Upper Canada College, Bishop Strachan School, Forest Hill Collegiate Institute, Timothy Eaton Memorial Church and Grace Church-on-the-Hill. Notable residents include the Canadian figure skater Kurt Browning, musicians Nelly Furtado and Drake, Galen Weston Sr. and Larry Tanenbaum.
In addition to its reputation for great shopping, Forest Hill Village is also known for some of its delicious restaurants. If you love seafood, try John & Sons Oyster House. Another great restaurant to visit near The Avenue condo is Scaramouche!