Rivermede House and its first owner, Percy Gardiner

  •  May, 2022
By Edith George I have been a resident of the Humbermede neighbourhood since 1960. Last month, I wrote about the architect of the house named Rivermede, located at 3100 Weston Road. My objective is to have this house designated as heritage under the Ontario Heritage Act. My application demonstrat...

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The architect of Emery’s treasured Rivermede

  •  April, 2022
By Edith George My name is Edith George and I have lived in the Humbermede neighbourhood since 1960. I have always had a passion for the natural and built history of the City of Toronto. For a few years I was on the Board of Directors of the Weston Historical Society. My curiosity about my nei...

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Percy Gardiner’s Rivermede Cottage

  •  November, 2014
BY TIM LAMBRINOS Emery Village developed exclusively as a farming community in the 1800s and the small village quickly established a centre at Finch and Weston Road. Yet by the mid 1920s a parcel of the Griffith farm on the west side of Sheppard and Weston caught the eye of an illustrious T...

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