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Hillcrest Neighbourhood
By Shawn Star on March 21, 2014
Police in 53 Division have released an image of a man caught on camera using the credit card of an elderly woman he had allegedly just... (more)
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About Our Neighbourhood
Hillcrest is a small community surrounding east of Bathurst Street at Davenport Road and south of St. Clair Avenue. The nearby Hillcrest TTC complex shares the same name. The community is often called Hillcrest-Davenport.

The area features many turn of the century homes and, as its name implies, Hillcrest is geographically defined by its many picturesque hills. (more)
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