Crescent Town is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in the former borough of East York. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page A borough is an Administrative division of various countries In principle the term borough designates a self-governing Township although in practice East York was formerly a semi-autonomous Borough within the overall municipality of Metropolitan Toronto before East It is located near Victoria Park Avenue and Danforth Avenue. Victoria Park Avenue is a major north-south route in eastern Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Danforth Avenue is a major east-west artery in east Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It mainly consists of high-rise condominium complexes, built originally to take advantage of the opening of the adjacent Victoria Park subway station, which connects to the central quadrangle via a partially covered walkway. Victoria Park is a station on the Bloor-Danforth line of the subway system in Toronto, Canada.
Crescent Town was founded in 1887 when Walter Massey, the son of Hart Massey, Canada's first major industrialist, purchased a 240 acre (1 km²) country property centered around Dawes Road and Victoria Park Avenue. Dr Walter Eugene Massey, an African-American educator physicist and business leader was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on April 5 1938 Hart Almerrin Massey ( April 29, 1823 &ndash February 20, 1896) was a Canadian businessman and Philanthropist born in Haldimand The Massey farm was named Dentonia after Mrs. Massey's family whose surname was Denton. The Massey farm sold fresh eggs and poultry as well as fresh trout which was caught in the many streams and rivulets that criss-crossed the farm. The Massey farm was also the home of the City Dairy Company which produced the first pasteurized milk in Canada.
In 1933, Susan Massey generously gave 40 acres (160,000 m²) of Dentonia to Crescent School where her grandsons were educated. Crescent School, established in 1913 is an independent boys school located in mid-town Toronto Ontario Canada Crescent School operated at Dentonia until 1969 when this property was sold to the developers who built the present day Crescent Town neighbourhood.
Hollywood actor Kiefer Sutherland of the television series 24 was among the first Crescent Town residents. Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland He has Scottish ancestry from both parents and is the grandson of Canadian politician Tommy Douglas. 24 is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American action Drama Television series. He spent part of his childhood in Crescent Town and attended the Crescent Town Elementary School, where he first met the current Mayor of Toronto, David Miller. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario David Miller may refer to David Miller (architect, American architect and architecture professor at the University of Washington David Miller
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