Ramsden Park

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Ramsden Park
Ramsden Park sign of snow.jpg
Ramsden Park is located in Toronto
Ramsden Park
Location of the park in Toronto
Type Public park
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Coordinates 43°40′35″N 79°23′35″W / 43.67639°N 79.39306°W / 43.67639; -79.39306Coordinates: 43°40′35″N 79°23′35″W / 43.67639°N 79.39306°W / 43.67639; -79.39306
Created 1904 (1904)
Operated by Toronto Parks
Website Ramsden Park

Ramsden Park is a public park located at 1020 Yonge Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with access via Ramsden Park Road.[1] and Pears Avenue

From the 1840s to the 1890s this was the location of the Yorkville Brick Yards.[2] The yellowish-white bricks produced were used for many buildings in the village and city including Yorkville Town Hall, St. Michael's Cathedral, St. James Cathedral and much of University College.[2] In 1904 the City purchased the land and established a park named after Alderman J. George Ramsden, a local resident who was active in city politics from 1903 until 1936.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Think Cold! Outdoor Artificial Ice Rinks". City of Toronto. Retrieved 2009-09-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "Yorkville Brick Yards". Points of interest along lost streams. P.J. Hare, The Toronto Green Community. Retrieved 2009-09-11. 

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