Moore Park was first developed in the late 1880's, but a poor economy delayed its compelte development until the 1930's.
The community is greatly enhanced by Moorevale Park and Mooredale House. Moorevale Park has 5 tennis courts (and a very busy and sociable tennis club), a baseball diamond and a wading pool. The Rosedale - Moore Park Association is located in Mooredale House, an old mansion at Crescent Road and Mount Pleasant, and provides a multitude of activities for both children and adults, including a swimming club and summer camps for children. This community center contributes in numerous ways to life in both Moore Park and Rosedale.
The neighbourhood boasts excellent public schools: Whitney, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Deer Park Junior and Senior Public School, North Toronto Collegiate Institute, and Northern Secondary School, as well as having easy access to a number of private schools (Branksome Hall, Bishop Strachan School, Upper Canada College, St Georges College, and The York School to name but a few).
Moore Park (click for map) is bounded by Mount Pleasant Cemetery to the north, the Moore Park Ravine to the east, the railway line to the south and to the west Mount Pleasant Road, the Vale of Avoca Ravine and Mount Pleasant Cemetery. It is a peaceful enclave in the heart of downtown Toronto.