Trinity-Bellwoods is a colourful inner city neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page It is bounded by Bathurst Street, College, and Queen Street West, and by Dovercourt Road. Bathurst Street is a north-south street in Toronto and York Region, Ontario, Canada. Queen Street West describes both the western branch of Queen Street, a major east-west thoroughfare and a series of neighbourhoods or commercial districts situated west This is the heartland of Toronto's large Portuguese community (mostly originally from the Azores and Madeira islands), and many local Portuguese-Canadian businesses are located along Dundas Street West, continuing west into Little Portugal, this stretch further west along Dundas is fittingly known as Rua Açores. Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa is a country on the Iberian Peninsula. The Azores ( Açores ɐˈsoɾɨʃ or) is a Portuguese Archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, about 1500 km (950  mi) from History See also History of Madeira Pre-Portuguese times Pliny mentions certain Purple Islands the position of which with reference to the
Trinity Bellwoods Park was the original site of Trinity College, one of the colleges that now make up the University of Toronto. The University of Trinity College, referred to locally as Trinity College or colloquially as Trin, is one of the federated colleges making This article is about the University of Toronto's St George Campus The college building, which was completed in 1852, stood roughly at the centre of the park, and remained there for just over 100 years. Year 1852 ( MDCCCLII) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year Today the only remaining artifacts of the school are its restored gates at the south end of the park.
By 1900, the college and its picturesque surroundings attracted residential development. Year 1900 ( MCM) was an exceptional Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar Most of the surrounding streets were filled in with tall, narrow houses, which were popular at the time. Many of the former residents of the area were middle to upper-class, but as they moved on to more distant suburbs, the area's population was replaced by a burgeoning Portuguese population, many of whom arrived in the 1950s. South San Jose (cropjpg||thumb|A suburban development in San Jose California. Men would generally arrive first, obtain work, particularly in construction and on road repair crews, and would later bring their wives and children once they had established themselves. People were attracted to the area because of its abundance of affordable homes and its proximity to public transport and jobs. Portugal village consists of many restaurants of different culture.
Currently, this area is in the process of gentrification, following its surrounding neighbourhoods. Many of the longer established Portuguese residents, as they become more affluent, are moving to the suburbs or to more upscale areas of the city, and in their place a new, younger generation are taking hold, some students of downtown universities.
The businesses along Dundas Street reflect these changes, with sports bars and social clubs becoming trendy (if tiny) restaurants, bars and brunch places. These are an intriguing mix of intentionally down market shabby-chic and extensively renovated high design. It still remains to be seen if the area's recent popularity can be sustained in the long term.