Located: Contemporary architecture rising above historic lofts, located on St. Joseph and Yonge Street between Bloor and Welsley Streets in Toronto.
Developer: Graywood developments LTD are the developers of the Residences at the Ritz Carlton & 8 Mercer.
Project: proposed construction of a 45-storey glass and steel condominium Tower with 412 units. The project will be built above three existing brick-clad heritage buildings at 11 Saint Joseph St and 9-25 Saint Nicholas St, these will be redeveloped for approximately 30,000 sq ft of retail and amenity space.
Pricing: starting in the Mid $200’s
Units: Suites Studio, one-bedroom, one-bedroom-plus-den, two-bedroom and two-bedroom-plus-den layouts
Size: From 400 to 1,400 square feet
Occupancy November 2014
Target market: Young professionals, move-up buyers, first-time purchasers and empty nesters
Features Suites: Will include nine-to 10-foot ceilings, Miele appliances, Cecconi Simone custom-designed Corian bathroom sinks, porcelain, ceramic or glass tile kitchen backsplashes and high-speed Internet access.
Amenities: The project will feature a piano bar/dining room, billiards, a cocktail lounge, a TV lounge and party room, fitness facilities, and 6,000 square feet of outdoor roof gardens with dining and barbecue areas.
The site is close to the Yonge and Bloor subway, shopping and restaurants, the Royal Ontario Museum, Gardiner Museum and University of Toronto.
Coming Soon: With many of Toronto’s condominium buildings running the length of Bay Street to the East, and the pedestrian and tourist area of Yonge Street to its West, this development utilizes the historic brick warehouse façade on St. Joseph as its main entrance, preserving the historic fabric of the neighborhood. Rising from this original brick façade is an elegant 46-storey glass tower with sensitive contiguous glass curves.
Five Condos offers a wide variety of the unit types and sizes with ceiling heights of 9', 9'-6", and 10'; smooth-finished ceilings; choice pf pre-finished engineered woods in living/dining and den area, as per builder's standard samples; solid core entry door with view hole. Contemporary kitchen cabinetry custom-designed by Cecconi Simone; choice of granite or Corian countertops; choice of porcelain, ceramic or glass tile blacksplash; single-bowl stainless-steel undermounted sink with contemporary design faucet; choice of stainless steel cook-up and oven; microwave and integrated diswasher and refrigerator; stainless steel hood fan. Washrooms to feature custom-designed Corian sink; choice of porceian tiles from builder's samples; soaker tub as per plan; full-height porcelain or ceramice wall tiles in shower-tub enclosure, from builder's standard samples; frameless galss shower enclosure. Suites will also feature emergency voice communications systems; smoke and carbon monoxide detectors; high-speed internet access provided with "future-technology-ready" in all suites
Designed by the award-winning architectural firm, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Five Condos will be a dramatic 45-storey modern point-tower, integrating the historically designated facade of 5 St. Joseph Street, at the south-east corner of St Joseph Street and Nicholas Streets, just west of Yonge Street, one block north of the Wellesley subway station. Five Condos will feature a lobby and extentive amenties designed by internationally reowned interior design firm, Cecconi Simone; amenities to include fitness and weight rooms; his-and-hers change rooms with steam rooms; piano bar and cocktail lounge, party room, kitchen and dining room, which open to a spectacular roof-top garden designed by acclaimed landscape architect, Janet Roseenberg and Associates. Five Condos will also have a 24-hour, 7-day-week recreational director; superintendent suite provied for on-site convenience; guest suite for residents use.