When it comes to neighbourhoods that are set in nature, without being too far away from civilization, Moore Park is at the top of the list.
This community is bordered on all sides by natural barriers.
- North: Mount Pleasant Cemetery
- South: Park Drive Ravine
- East: Moore Park Ravine
- West: Vale of Avoca Ravine
With its beautiful surroundings and tight knit community feel, there is wondering why Moore Park is one of the most sought after areas among people from all walks of life.
As the name suggests, Moore Park was named after John Thomas Moore. While Moore put all his time and money into making the Belt Line Railway a success, this was not enough to save the area from the Depression.
Although Moore Park was subdivided in 1889, home construction did not start until the early 1900’s. From there, things moved fast with the neighbourhood reaching full development by the 1930’s.
The homes in Moore Park were built primarily between 1908 and 1930. The community includes a variety of styles, including Tudor, Georgian, and English Cottage.
Along with homes that were constructed more than 80 years ago, there are multiple townhome developments in the neighbourhood. This gives people interested in Moore Park a variety of options.
One of the most distinguishing features of Moore Park is the large lots, many of which back onto a ravine.
Many of the earlier homes in Moore Park share a driveway.