Riverdale (commonly referred to as Leslieville/Riverside) is bounded by the Don River Valley to the west, Danforth Avenue and Greektown to the north, Jones Avenue, the CN/GO tracks, Leslieville to the east, and Lake Shore Boulevard to the south.

Riverdale is a large and diverse neighbourhood known for its colourful shopping districts and quaint Victorian homes. Top ranked schools and convenient transit has also attracted many families to this high-density neighbourhood blessed with an abundance of parkland space.