casa-lomaThe Annex is a neighbourhood in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The traditional boundaries of the neighbourhood are north to Dupont Street, south to Bloor Street, west to Bathurst Street and east to Avenue Road.[1] The City of Toronto recognizes a broader neighbourhood definition that includes the adjacent Seaton Village and Yorkville areas.[2]

Bordering the University of Toronto, the Annex has long been a student quarter and is also home to many fraternity housing and members of the university’s faculty.[3] Its residents are predominantly English-speaking and well-educated. According to Canada 2011 Census, the neighbourhood has a population of 15,515 with an average income of $66,742.67, significantly above the average income in the Toronto census metropolitan area. The Annex is not known for its big population of immigrants: in 2011, Statistics Canada declared that there were about 4,665 immigrants – predominantly from the United Kingdom and the United States – living in the area.