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Riverdale: East of the Don

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In its first 50 years, the City of Toronto changed from a rough settlement to a booming city with a voracious appetite for land. Over the course of two generations, its population increased tenfold — partly through immigration, but also through the annexation of older communities. Among these were the former suburbs of Leslieville and Riverdale, as well as the Playter Esta ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published November 25th 2014 by Dundurn Group (first published October 8th 2014)
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Beverly
Nov 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
As a very longtime Toronto resident, I found this history of the Riverdale area very interesting and enlightening.
David Poulsen
Dec 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Riverdale, East of the Don, by Elizabeth Gillan Muir

Reviewed by David A. Poulsen

I’ve never lived in Riverdale. Actually I’ve only visited the area a couple of times. But after reading Elizabeth Gillan Muir’s Riverdale, East of the Don, my next trip to Toronto will have a healthy helping of Riverdale time built into the itinerary.

Muir’s ode to a part of Toronto with which she in very familiar, having been a long-time resident, is part history, part photographic
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Oct 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
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Loved this well-researched book about my neighbourhood. City histories are great.
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