Rosedale - Toronto Neighbourhood

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Rosedale is neighborhood in Toronto, Canada. It is known for its affluent residents. The mansions in the neighbhourhood belong to some of the richest and most influential people in the country.Located north of Downtown Toronto between Bloor and the CPR tracks, Bayivew and Yonge St. The neighbourhood is divided into a north and south by the Park Drive Ravine.

Rosedale has named after the abundance of wild roses that graced the hillsides. It is the former estate of William Botsford Jarvis (See - Jarvis Street) and a former suburb. Residential development began in 1864, and Rosedale was home to St. Andrew's College (1899–1924), and the Rosedale Golf Club.

Rosedale is built around three ravines and has convoluted driving routes. Because of this, no traffic or city noise can be heard due to surrounding trees.




Rosedale's community centre: Mooredale House.


According to the 2006 Canadian census the neighbourhood has 7,672 residents, and average income is $213,941 (Only the Bridle Path and Lawrence Park have higher incomes). The neighbourhood is almost entirely English speaking.


See Also - Toronto Neighbourhoods


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