Riverview is a suburb on the Lower North Shore of Sydney of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
- Area:1.372 km2
- Elevation:28 m
- Local Government Area:Lane Cove Council
Riverview is a suburb on the Lower North Shore of Sydney of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Riverview is located 9 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the Municipality of Lane Cove. It is situated on the northern side of the Lane Cove River, at the head of Tambourine Bay; the foreshore is occupied by Tambourine Bay Park. Riverview is primarily a residential area.
Riverview takes its name from its location, which provides a 'view' of the Lane Cove 'River'. St Ignatius' College was built in 1880.
A detailed history of Riverview will be found in Ball, John and Pam, A history of Riverview: the suburb, 2013, Oughtershaw Press, ISBN 978-0-9593420-8-6, 499 pages, 41 pages of illustrations.
Tambourine Bay was named for the woman Tambourine Nell or Tambourine Sal, who lived in a cave on the foreshore whilst hiding from police.
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