Rosedale is a wealthy neighbourhood within Toronto, which is located north of Downtown Toronto. It is one of Toronto’s oldest and more established suburbs. Known as the area where the city’s ‘Old Money’ lives, Rosedale is home to some of Canada’s wealthiest and most famous citizens. Rosedale is bounded by the CPR railway tracks to the north, Bayview Avenue to the east, Bloor Street to the south, and Yonge Street to the west.
Split into north and south portions, Rosedale is built among three ravines, preserved as parkland. Although the neighbourhood is located in the middle of Toronto, the abundance of trees and foliage that surround the area has meant virtually no vehicular traffic can be heard, making the neighbourhood a peaceful attraction for families. Homes are mostly single family detached dwellings.
Rosedale is also known for its annual spring park party, Mayfair, held at Rosedale park every first Saturday in May.