Central Frederick

Central Frederick

Central Frederick – a vibrant neighbourhood currently undergoing great change

Kitchener’s downtown neighbourhood of Central Frederick has seen a surge of young families moving into it in the past few years, and with good reason. It is an active, vibrant neighbourhood currently undergoing great change.

Bordered by Victoria Street to the north, Krug to the south, Weber and the expressway to the west and east, the neighbourhood of Central Frederick has been a residential area since the late 1800s and was once considered to be on the edge of town.

The homes are a mix of early to mid-20th century homes, converted factory lofts and new townhouses. You will find red brick homes with large front porches and quaint bungalows. A lot of houses are unique the neighbourhood has a real eclectic mix.

Central Frederick has a real sense of community which is obvious through its events like an annual porch party, an art walk and often included in Jane’s Walk. It is very close to Kitchener’s Civic District with Centre in the Square, Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery and the new renovated Central Library.

The neighbourhood is well situated for those working in downtown Kitchener, at the Tannery or Google, or maybe even commenting to Toronto by GoTrain.

Shopping is easy at the Kitchener Market, The Frederick Mall or even the Central Fresh Market is within walking distance, not to mention downtown Kitchner’s newest grocery store – J&P Grocery. Downtown Kitchner also has a beer store, a wine store, a movie theatre and lots of coffee shops and night spots.

Notable features

Frederick Mall

LRT

VIA and GoTrain

Frederick Mall

J&P Grocery

New City Supermarket

Kitchener Farmers Market

Schools

Suddaby Public School

 

Further Reading:

If streets could talk

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