Uptown Waterloo, which is actually our downtown neighbourhood, offers a variety of housing options for those ready-to-hire affordable movers. Condominiums are plentiful in Uptown Waterloo, an attractive option for residents who don’t have (or need) a car. Uptown Waterloo has plenty of access to mass transit for its residents, and one can easily cover most of the neighbourhood by foot or bicycle.
The homes in Uptown Waterloo are typically more than 50 years old, with all of the charm of wrap-around porches and wood burning fireplaces. With everything you need nearby, (shops, restaurants, the main library) Uptown Waterloo has a great deal of appeal for those wanting a more urban lifestyle.
Public school children in Uptown Waterloo attend Elizabeth Ziegler Public School (for K-6 and offering French immersion classes) and MacGregor Elementary for grades 7 and 8. High school students attend Waterloo Collegiate.
Catholic school students attend Our Lady of Lourdes or St. David Catholic Secondary School.