Architectural Index for Ontario


Information on Building Name: Riverdale Farm (formerly Zoo)

Address: 0 Winchester Street
Type of Building: Zoos
Name of Building: Riverdale Farm (formerly Zoo)
Notes: Riverdale Zoo officially opened on August 11, 1880. It closed on June 30, 1974, and the animals were shipped to the recently-built Metro Zoo. Shortly after, it was developmed into a Victorian-era farm known as "Riverdale Farm". SEE ALSO: Donnybrook on Winchester Street.

Dates
Building completed 1880-Zoo
Altered 1970s-Farm

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