SERRA Neighbourhood News

Community Meeting – Concerning a new school building for Davisville Public School & Spectrum Alternative School

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Construction Notice – The Art Shoppe / 2131 Yonge St. – Spring & Summer 2017

The following is a construction notice regarding continued lane and sidewalk closures along Hillsdale Ave. East and update on activities thru the summer months. To read to notice please click on this link: 2131Y Construction Notice No. 4 (Freed) 19-May-2017... Read More
Tall/Midrise Development

SERRA’s Legal Defence Fund

Would you consider supporting our efforts? In the SERRA area alone over the last few years there have been 18 large scale development applications (20 tall towers, 3 mid-rise and 2 schools). 4 developments are completed (5 towers and 1 school) 4 developments are under construction process ( 3 towers and... Read More

DAVISVILLE SCHOOL AREA – HUGE NEW DEVELOPMENT PLANNED

A huge new development by The Times Group is planned for 1951 Yonge Street (NE corner Yonge-Davisville) next to the Davisville School. ARE WE SEEING A REPEAT OF THE DEVELOPMENT ISSUES FACED BY THE PARENTS OF THE JOHN FISHER SCHOOL, where a 35-storey tower is planned right next to a... Read More
Tall Replacement Homes

Just Published! City of Toronto Good Neighbour Guide

SERRA and other resident association volunteers have worked with the City of Toronto to help create a new reference guide for residents to use when they have questions about nearby infill (new home or renovation) construction projects in their neighbourhood. The Good Neighbour Guide will help answer many questions. Here... Read More

Construction Initiatives

Each year, SERRA residents and members are asked to fill in a survey at Annual General Meeting, and construction always appears near the top of the list of key concerns. Early in 2016, SERRA administered an electronic survey with our active members to help us to gather more information on... Read More
Environment

Davisville Village Greenways (DVGs)

Residents of Davisville are only too aware of the stress on our neighbourhood because of unprecedented development at Yonge and Eglinton and on the City-designated ‘Avenues’: Yonge St., Mt. Pleasant Rd., and Bayview Ave. Hence the theme of our recent AGM: “Take Back our Neighbourhood.” One way of reclaiming some... Read More

Enhance your greenspace – resources for residents with green and not-so-green thumbs

Many resources are available to Toronto residents who would like to enhance their greenspace with trees, shrubs, native plants and low maintenance perennials. Below are some resources offered by the non-profit organization LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests), other local groups, and the City of Toronto. It’s almost time... Read More