Riverdale

Overview

Riverdale is a thriving neighbourhood located just east of downtown Toronto. This neighbourhood was established in the 1910s, and features beautiful Victorian and Edwardian style architecture throughout the area, giving Riverdale a unique and classic feel.

Riverdale is renowned for its culture. It is home to a vibrant arts community with a a variety of independent art galleries along Queen Street, the world famous Danforth with an endless variety of top end international cuisine and East Chinatown with its eclectic and unique Asian shops and amazing restaurants.

Outdoor lovers will be impressed with Riverdale Park, Withrow Park and Jimmie Simpson Park. These three large parks provide residents with a well-deserved retreat from the high paced Toronto lifestyle, and also host numerous recreational activities that the whole family can enjoy.

It's no surprise that Riverdale is one of the most sought after communities in all of Toronto.

The Danforth

If you're looking for a premiere dining and shopping experience in Toronto, you'll find it at the Danforth. The Danforth is famous for its Greek restaurants, but has a diverse range of international dining options that will please even the most discerning palates.

The Danforth is home to the "Taste of the Danforth", the largest food festival in Canada with over one million people attending annually. At the festival, visitors can sample foods from an endless variety of international style restaurants including Greek, Thai, Chinese, Brazilian, Indian and Japanese.

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Riverdale Park

Riverdale Park is a large 104 acre park with fantastic views of the city. The park features a running track, three baseball diamonds, soccer fields, a skating rink, a public swimming pool and tennis courts.

In the summer, Riverdale Park is host to a series of free family-friendly outdoor movie showings. Create a memorable experience with the whole family as you watch a movie under the stars.

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Recreation

There's always something to do in Riverdale.

It all starts with the cuisine. Riverdale not only has some of the best dining options in the city on the Danforth, but the area also features a rich and diverse variety of restaurants. In August, the culinary community comes alive with the Taste of the Danforth where hundreds of local restaurants sample their dishes for the public at the largest food festival in Canada.

Shopping in Riverdale is a fantastic experience. You can stroll through the neighbourhood to experience the vast variety of shops along the Danforth and East Chinatown as well as the charming shops in nearby Leslieville, or you can take a short transit ride to the vast array of shopping centres in Toronto.

If you're looking for something a little more active, Riverdale is home to three large parks, giving residents the opportunity to enjoy various activities, from swimming, skating and tobogganing to soccer, baseball, hockey and more.

The Danforth

If you're looking for a premiere dining and shopping experience in Toronto, you'll find it at the Danforth. The Danforth is famous for its Greek restaurants, but has a diverse range of international dining options that will please even the most discerning palates.

The Danforth is home to the "Taste of the Danforth", the largest food festival in Canada with over one million people attending annually. At the festival, visitors can sample foods from an endless variety of international style restaurants including Greek, Thai, Chinese, Brazilian, Indian and Japanese.

ref. - Wikimedia Commons (Yoho2001) - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Greektown_at_Christmas.jpg

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