City Council directed City Planning to establish a working group made of up local residents and stakeholders to prepare a vision and priorities that could be considered alongside the Canada Square Zoning By-law Amendment application. City Council also directed City Planning to hold a community consultation meeting to receive feedback on the Midtown Working Group’s vision and priorities. Residents are invited to a Community Consultation meeting on Wednesday, October 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. … Read more
This application proposes to amend City of Toronto Zoning By-law to permit a 23-storey (72.6 metre) high residential building with a 7-storey base building that measures 23.1 metres in height. The proposal contains a total of 128 dwelling units and a total gross floor area of 9,073 square metres, resulting in a density of 16.58 times the lot area. A total of 37 vehicular parking spaces are proposed in two levels of underground parking. City … Read more
The Midtown Working Group asks local residents to support the new vision for Canada Square development.
A new Midtown Town Centre vision for the Canada Square site at Yonge and Eglinton has been developed by the Midtown Working Group and endorsed by Midtown Councillors Josh Matlow, Mike Colle and Jaye Robinson. This vision is a once-in-a-century legacy city-building opportunity on City-owned land, for what will soon be the second most significant transit hub – right in the middle of Toronto. The Town Centre will provide sorely needed education, childcare, affordable housing, … Read more
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
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.
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
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
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