Rosedale is one of the wealthiest neighbourhoods in Toronto, Canada. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Based on home pricing, it is considered amongst the most desirable neighbourhoods in Canada. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page It is known as the area where the city's 'Old Money' lives, and is home to some of Canada's richest and most famous citizens, such as David Thomson, Gordon Lightfoot. Old Money is a term that refers to the established Upper class. David Kenneth Roy Thomson 3rd Baron Thomson of Fleet (born 12 June 1957) is a Canadian businessman Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr, (born November 17, 1938) is a Canadian singer and songwriter who achieved international success in folk country and Rosedale is unique in that it is surrounded by beautiful ravines and parkland that make you feel as if you are far away from the city, while in reality Rosedale is just a few minutes from Toronto's major business, entertainment, and shopping districts. A ravine is a very small Valley, which is often the product of Streamcutting Erosion. Rosedale has convoluted routes through the neighbourhood and other physical boundaries, and thus it has low levels of vehicular traffic.
Rosedale, which is roughly bounded by the Canadian Pacific Railway tracks to the north, Yonge Street to the west, Rosedale Valley Road to the south, and Bayview Avenue to the east, is divided into a north and south portion by the Park Drive Ravine. The Canadian Pacific Railway ( Yonge Street (pronounced "young" is a major arterial street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and its northern Suburbs It was formerly South Rosedale was first settled by Sheriff William Jarvis and his wife, Mary, in the 1820s. William Botsford Jarvis ( May 4 1799 &ndash July 26 1864) was a businessman and political figure in Upper Canada. Events and trends Nationalistic independence helped reshape the world during this decade Greece gains independence from the Ottoman Empire Mary Jarvis, whose frequent walks and horseback rides blazed the trails for Rosedale's meandering streets (which are one of the area's trademarks), named Rosedale as a tribute to the abundance of wild roses that graced the hillsides of the Jarvis estate. The Jarvis Family sold the Rosedale homestead in 1864, which led to the residential development of the area soon after.
North Rosedale's development began after the construction of a bridge across the Park Drive Ravine, in 1909. Prior to its development, North Rosedale was the home of St. Andrew's College (1899-1924), an all-boys boarding school (which has since moved to Aurora, Ontario) and the Rosedale Golf Club. St Andrew's College (known as SAC is a boys' Independent school (grades 6-12 located in Aurora Ontario, Canada, founded in 1899 Aurora ( 2006 Population 47629 is an affluent Canadian town in York Region, approximately 40 km north of Toronto The golf club was also home to a lacrosse field (Rosedale Field) and site of the first Grey Cup game. Rosedale Field was a grandstand stadium located in Rosedale Park in Rosedale Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Grey Cup (in Coupe Grey is both the name of the championship of the Canadian Football League (CFL and the name of the trophy awarded to the victorious team South Rosedale is currently home to an exclusive all-girls school, Branksome Hall. Branksome Hall is a Toronto private girls school for day and boarding students from Kindergarten to graduating year Rosedale Public School is a small elementary school in central Rosedale that is across the street from Rosedale's community centre: Mooredale House.
Although Rosedale has held the distinction of being Toronto's wealthiest neighbourhood for over 100 years, its status has, in recent years, been challenged by the Bridle Path, and Forest Hill. The Bridle Path is an upscale residential neighbourhood in former city of North York now part of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that is characterized Forest Hill is an affluent neighbourhood in central Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Rosedale Park is home to the annual spring park party, Mayfair. The event typically consists of rides, games, flea market and other such carnival-type activities. The event is traditionally on the first Saturday in May. The event is run and funded by Mooredale House.