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    Cameron Campbell and Angie Naccarato

    Sales Representatives

    RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc., Brokerage

    Riverdale is a large neighbourhood in Toronto bounded by the Don River Valley to the west, Danforth Avenue and Greek town to the north, Jones Avenue, the CN/GO tracks, Leslieville to the east, and Lake Shore Boulevard to the south.  This area is famously known for the popular teen drama shows of Degrassi High, named after the south Riverdale Street and for the most recent film “It”.

    Riverdale is the gateway to Toronto's east-end neighbourhoods. It is a large and diverse community that is especially well known for its colourful shopping districts and quaint Victorian homes. This is a high density urban neighbourhood that is also blessed with an abundant of parkland where one can escape the hustle and bustle of big city living. Riverdale Park to the West is one of the largest green spaces in the city. It's steep hills are a favourite of tobogganers. Withrow Park to the East is a neighbourhood hub and meeting place with a popular farmers market. Top ranked schools, great shopping and convenient access to transit have attracted many families to this popular neighbourhood.

    Riverdale's best known shopping district is along Danforth Avenue, east of Broadview. The Danforth is the heart of Toronto's Greek community, the second largest such community outside of Greece.  The annual Taste of the Danforth festival, held in early August, attracts thousands of people converge on the area for a lively weeklong celebration, as the many restaurants set up street kiosks to offer samples. Riverdale also has a Chinatown shopping district centred around Gerrard and Broadview. 

    Average sale prices in Riverdale can range depending on the location.  Riverdale is broken up into several pockets which includes North Riverdale, South Riverdale, Riverside, East Chinatown, The Studio District, The Pocket and Blake-Jones and prices of real estate will vary depending on location and property features.  

    Average Detached home for North Riverdale in 2017 sold for: $1,798,062  South Riverdale $1,184,148

    Average Semi-detached  home for North Riverdale in 2017 sold for: $1,339,031  South Riverdale $$1,062,762

    (all sq. ft. and amount of bedrooms were taken from Jan.-Dec.)

    Thinking about selling or buying in the North or South Riverdale neighbourhood, contact us today to help you move in the right direction.

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    Some Riverdale residents differentiate between "upper" and "lower" Riverdale. "Upper Riverdale" is characterized as the part of the neighbourhood north of Riverdale Ave., and "Lower Riverdale" is the area south of Riverdale Ave. In terms of the quality of the housing supply, homes built in "upper Riverdale" are more likely to be renovated, but "Lower Riverdale" contains more original and classic designs of the late 19th century. There are a number of remarkable century-old homes built on Simpson and Langley Avenues, the latter street named after Toronto's well-known early 20th century architect, and the former featuring the oldest Victorian houses in Riverdale. Of note, Simpson Avenue is home to the original six houses of Riverdale; located at the west end of the street and locally known as the 'Six Sisters.' The area bounded by Dundas St. East in the south, Jones Ave. to the east, the railway tracks to the north, and Carlaw Ave. to the west is also referred to by local residents as "Badgerow," after a residential street that runs through the centre of that area. This pocket includes the legendary Maple Leaf Tavern, as well as a Sikh temple, Turkish cultural centre and Jewish cemetery, in addition to the Gerrard Square shopping mall. 


    Schools located in this district

    Withrow Public School

    Jackman Public School 

    Pape Avenue Jr. School

    Frankland Community School

    Blake St. Jr. Public School

    Riverdale CI

    Wilkonson Jr. Public School

    Earl Grey Senior Public School

    Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute 

    Holy Name Catholic School

    And several alternative schools

    NO ALL SCHOOLS HAVE BEEN LISTED AND IT WILL DEPEND ON SCHOOL BOUNDARIES.  

    Check School boards for other schools in the area for homes located outside these boundary lines.