This centrally located neighborhood has always been popular with singles, young couples and families. The Davisville neighborhood is known for its excellent recreational facilities, outstanding shopping districts, and active nightlife, which includes bars, restaurants and movie theatres.
The majority of Davisville houses were built in the 1920’s and 1930’s. The houses west of Mount Pleasant Road are mostly large two and three-storey English Cottage and Edwardian-style homes.
There are also a number of duplexes and walk-up apartment buildings in this area. The houses east of Mount Pleasant Road are made up primarily of smaller detached houses, semi-detached houses and bungalows. This part of the neighbourhood also contains a handful of historical homes from the late 1800’s, and a growing number of new custom built homes. Davisville Village also contains a number of newer condominium apartment buildings located mostly on Merton and Balliol Streets and along Eglinton Avenue. A plethora of rental high-rise apartment buildings are situated on Davisville Avenue.
Davisville Jr. School, 43 Millwood Road, (416) 393-0570
Metro Toronto School for the Deaf, 43 Millwood Road, (416) 393-0630
Eglinton Jr. School, 223 Eglinton Avenue East, (416) 393-9315
Hodgson Sr. School, 282 Davisville Ave, (416) 393-0390
Maurice Cody Jr. & Sr., 364 Belsize Drive, (416) 393-9240
Spectrum Sr. Alternative School, 223 Eglinton Avenue East, (416) 393-9311
North Toronto Collegiate Institute, 70 Roehampton Avenue, (416) 393-9180
Northern Secondary School, 851 Mt. Pleasant Road, (416) 393-0270