The location of Riverdale can’t be beat. As a gateway to the communities in Toronto’s east-end, you can expect everything from a well known shopping district to plenty of green space and much more.
This urban neighbourhood is appealing to both singles and growing families, many of who are interested in its top ranked schools coupled with convenient access to transit.
Along with everything else, Withrow Park is located to the immediate west with Riverdale Park to the east.
During the 1850’s, Riverdale experienced an uptick in activity thanks to the Grand Trunk Railway. It was at this time that many employees of the railway built the first homes in the community.
In 1918, the construction of the Prince Edward Viaduct bridge helped push the popularity of Riverdale to new heights. This helped the community form a link with Toronto, making it easier for people to move freely throughout the area.
Riverdale is home to many two and three story Victorian houses, most of which were constructed from 1880 to 1920.
Generally speaking, the homes in North Riverdale are larger and more expensive than those located in the southern part of the community.
The average price of a home in Riverdale is roughly $865,000. However, many homes in the community have sold for as much as $1.5 million.