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Custom Storage Closets & Cabinets Scarborough

Originally named after Scarborough, North Yorkshire in England by Elizabeth Simcoe, the first wife of the first lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada, Scarborough has grown its own reputation. Even though it is only a district of Toronto and doesn’t count as a city yet, Scarborough has gained notoriety. This borough of the GTA is known on the one hand as one of the greenest parts of the metropolitan area, but it’s also known for its crime rate.

Scarborough has been compared to some of the roughest urban areas in the United States, including Compton and Harlem. But in fact Scarborough is a vital part of Toronto’s diverse multicultural community, and it also contributes a great deal to the local economy. There are a lot of big companies who call the streets of Scarborough home such as Toyota Canada Inc., Yellow Pages Group, Telus and even 241 Pizza and Pizza Nova have their headquarters in the borough.

Scarborough is also known for its beautiful natural landmarks. The Scarborough Bluffs are along the western shoreline of Lake Ontario. The highest peak is 300 feet above the coastline and is 15 kilometres long. The Scarborough Bluffs are the result of sedimentary deposits from over 12,000 years ago. Now the park has trails, beaches, gardens, sports and recreational facilities, and amenities.

Scarborough also has Birkdale Park, Doris McCarthy Trail, Milliken Park, Morningside Park and Rouge Beach Park, just to name a few. Whether you hike, bike or just picnic, you are still going to need somewhere to put your supplies. The designers at Lancaster Customs can build you storage cabinets and custom closets to hold your bikes, helmets, hiking gear and backpacks and even your wagon and picnic baskets, so all you have to do is pack the car and go.

Scarborough is one of the most popular cities for immigrants to move to when they come to Canada with only 49 per cent of the borough having been born in Canada. This makes the borough very diverse and rich with culture. There are at least 16,609 people living in Scarborough and out of them only 53 per cent speak English as their first language. Some of the top languages spoken in Scarborough are Tamil, Urdu, Farsi, Spanish, Italian, Creole and Hungarian. That is a lot of culture in a small area, which makes for a very unique neighbourhood. Lancaster Customs can make sure your home is as different, stylish and functional as you need it to be.

Since 1978, Scarborough has also been home to the Scarborough Arts, a growing organization for the growing art community. This non-profit organization helps to bring art to the community and gives local artists a place to display their work. If you are one of those artists who has supplies taking over your home, Lancaster Customs can help you organize and design the perfect space for you to create your masterpieces in.

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