ABCRA 2024 Annual General Meeting

Save the date for the ABC Residents Association Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Join us for an evening of community updates, discussions, and plans for the upcoming year. Your attendance and participation are highly valued as we shape the future of our neighbourhood together.

Date: Monday, March 18, 2024
Time: 7 – 9 p.m.
Location: Heliconian Club, 35 Hazelton Ave.

Light refreshments will be served.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Call for 2024 Board Nominations and Volunteers

To ensure continuity, the ABCRA Board of Directors is elected on a rotating basis. Election to the ABCRA Board of Directors will be held at the Association’s Annual General Meeting scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2024 at the Heliconian Club, 35 Hazelton Ave.

Nominees must be registered members of the Association and must notify the current Board of Directors in writing of their intention to stand for election.

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Councillor Dianne Saxe at Planning and Housing Committee, January 29, 2024

The Annex Residents’ Association features Councillor Saxe in action at City Hall

Councillor Saxe did the most magnificent job fighting for the Annex at this past Monday’s Planning and Housing Committee meeting – a committee on which she doesn’t actually sit. We’ve got an articulate legal mind as our representative. If you’ve got some time, then watch the YouTube archive of the meeting to watch the discussion as it unfolds and to see her champion our interests.

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Academic Wood Tower - 14 storey wood building at University of Toronto

University of Toronto constructing Canada’s tallest academic timber building

The stunning Academic Wood Tower has started to take shape in the Bloor Street cultural corridor, where it will serve as a beacon for green architecture – and provide high-quality spaces for three of the university’s faculties and schools.

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Ramsden Park sign in winter

Ramsden Park: A Park that Built a Community

The ABC Residents Association believes Ramsden Park has an interesting and important story to tell. Since the City of York’s earliest beginnings, this unique landscape has had a meaningful connection to this community. We believe that Ramsden Park meets the criteria for designation as a Cultural Heritage Landscape.

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Heritage Register Review: Public Information Session

Toronto residents are invited to an online Public Information Session to learn about the City’s Heritage Register Review project. The purpose of the meeting is to share information about the project and answer questions.

Date: Monday, February 26 Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. Location: Virtual Meeting

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The ravine next to Rosedale Valley Road is an unusual escape in the middle of Toronto

Rosedale Ravine Lands isn’t tucked away in a forest like some of the other walks in the city but the stretching pathway that follows the Rosedale Valley Road makes for a picturesque stroll in its own right.

Running below one of Toronto’s most historic neighbourhoods, the pathway located on the south side of the road can be followed from Park Road to Bayview Avenue.

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2 Bloor W. Development notice

Improving Community Consultation in the Development Review Process

March 12, 2024 6 to 8 p.m. – (Presentation at 6:30 p.m.)

The consultation meeting March 12 is your opportunity to voice any concerns with the development review process proposals.

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One Roxborough

Someone in Toronto just bought a huge $18M condo and it’s pretty spectacular

One of the most expensive condo units in Toronto history has been purchased for a whopping $18 million — and it doesn’t even exist yet.

An undisclosed buyer has scooped up a luxurious penthouse unit on the top floor of a proposed boutique condo development at 1086 Yonge Street, known as One Roxborough West.

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