Riverdale - Toronto Neighbourhood

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Old Riverdale Train Station (Toronto)

Riverdale is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is bounded the Don River the west, Danforth Avenue and Greektown to the north, Jones/ CN/GO tracks in the east, and Lake Shore Boulevard to the south.

The popular teen drama shows The Kids of Degrassi Street, Degrassi Junior High, Degrassi High, and Degrassi: The Next Generation are named upon the actual South Riverdale street of the identical name.

The primary roads within the neighborhood are:

  • Danforth Avenue (Greektown) which has a high number greek dining places and retail stores
  • Gerrard East, home to Eastern Chinatown and the Gerrard Square Mall
  • Queen Street East, with a large number of trendy dining places, cafes, as well as small stores.



The area features three big parks: Riverdale Park, Riverdale Park East - Toronto, Withrow Park, and Jimmie Simpson Park. Withrow park has a big off-leash dog area, a ice rink, 2 baseball diamonds, play structures, and a football field. Jimmy Simpson Recreation area contains tennis courts and a neighborhood centre.

Riverdale Farm - Toronto Attraction is also a large park in the area.


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Riverdale Real Estate



See Also - Toronto Neighbourhoods

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