NY Community Council Meeting for Valumart Site on March 1st

A report from the Acting Director, Community Planning, North York District will be presented at this meeting. This report provides information and identifies a preliminary set of issues regarding the application located at 1466 to 1500 Bayview Avenue. Staff are currently reviewing the application. Here is a link to this report REPORT FOR ACTION. and Here is a report previously provided by the Applicant on October 2020. Link is HERE. Join SERRA for the latest … Read more

Starbucks at Yonge and Davisville has closed

This Starbucks location was recently closed along with many other company locations in the City of Toronto. This article in blogto.com describes the closures Starbucks closures. Heritage Note Today’s residents of Davisville may know that the area got its name from someone named Davis. Others may know that the Starbucks on the corner of Yonge and Davisville used to be a post office and general store run by the Davis Family. Read more in the … Read more

Davisville Village Planning – Town Hall Meeting

HOSTED BY COUNCILLOR MATLOW (Tuesday, Dec 8 at 6:30 pm)   Please find below an invite from City Councillor Matlow to all residents in the Davisville apartment neighbourhood and the immediate adjacent area to attend an important DAVISVILLE VILLAGE PLANNING meeting. In addition to our Councillor and his staff, various City Planning groups will attend (Community Planning, Parks). City Transportation Services staff, who can answer questions about future construction will be there as will SERRA. … Read more

SERRA is part of the CLC for the Roehampton Residence

SERRA is one of the many community groups participating in a Community Liaison Committee for the new Roehampton Residence. The Roehampton Residence, located at 808 Mount Pleasant Road, opened on July 3, 2020, to clients as part of the City of Toronto’s three-tiered COVID-19 response. The City has leased the Roehampton Hotel for two years (with an option to extend for a third year) from the property owner. This site has 109 units for up … Read more

Building Laneway Suites Across the City

As of July 16 2019, the City of Toronto allows the construction of Laneway Suites across the City on residential properties that share a property line with a public lane, subject to criteria: By-law requirements for Laneway Suites Applying for a Building Permit for a Laneway Suite Development Charge Deferral Program and Affordable Laneway Suites Pilot Program   You can find out more about this program here.

Join us for a Community Consultation Meeting for 155 Balliol St – Feb. 4 – 6:30pm

The “155 Balliol” property consists of the existing apartment building at 155 Balliol plus (to the west) townhouses at 95 to 131 Balliol. The application is for the re-development of these townhouses. The remaining townhouses on this section of Balliol at 57 to 93 Balliol belong to the Greenrock owned property at 45 Balliol (apartment building) and are also likely to see a similar development in the near future. Here is the link to the … Read more

Get your free tree or shrub at our Tree for Me event – Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Keeping it green Time to start thinking about our gardens! Register now to receive up to two free trees or shrubs and then come to the SERRA Tree For Me event on May 28 at the Davisville Farmers’ Market to pick them up. Register and review the online tools to help you select the trees or shrubs that will fit the conditions of your property. Residents living in an apartment or condo building can receive … Read more

Davisville walking tour reimagined – Jane’s Walk (May, 2020)

The Heritage Working Group is offering a self-guided walking tour to all of our residents. This year’s walk repeats our Jane’s Walk from two year’s ago. SERRA encourages everyone to take the walk sometime from May 1st to May 3rd to honour the late Jane Jacobs.   We have prepared a walking tour map and a companion guide that describes 24 points of interest. You may choose to walk the entire route (takes 90 minutes) … Read more