Site demolition clears way for construction to start on 40-storey Peter Street Condominiums tower

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That glass- and aluminium-clad tower is Peter Street Condominiums, a project of CentreCourt Developments in Toronto. Designed by Toronto’s architectsAlliance, Peter Street Condominiums will contain 330 residential units in a sleek 29-storey tower rising above an 11-storey podium at 328 – 340 Adelaide Street West. A 5-level underground parking garage will have 118 parking spaces.

CentreCourt filed its development application with the City on August 13 2010, and city planners issued a preliminary report on the rezoning application on November 4, 2010, outlining the project in full detail. Toronto City Council approved the development on February 7 2011.

 

Podium and tower suites

Tthe building features a variety of suites in studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom configurations. Suites in the podium include a 303 square foot studio with an 88 square foot balcony and a 357 square foot studio with no balcony. The podium also has four different 1-bedroom layouts. The smallest (483 square feet) and the largest (693 square feet) don’t have balconies but two in between-sized units do, including a 582 square foot 1-bedroom + den with a 70 square foot balcony, and a 607 square foot 1-bedroom + study with a roomier 105 square foot balcony.

In the tower, the smallest unit is a 329 square foot studio with a 72 square foot balcony. A variety of 1-bedrooms in the tower range from 475 to 609 square feet; some have balconies, while others don’t. 2-bedrooms range from 610 square feet with a 133 square foot balcony, to a 772 square foot unit with a 158 square foot balcony. And there are two styles of 3-bedroom suites: a 741 square foot unit with 169 square foot balcony, and a a 772 square foot suite with 158 square foot balcony.

The podium will offer street-level retail along with office space on the second and third floors. The building’s recreational amenities will occupy the fourth and fifth levels. The fourth floor will feature a Totum PS Club with fitness equipment, a Spin room and a yoga/aerobics room, all planned by Totum LifeScience. The fifth floor will boast a lounge with a bar and dining area, a billiards room, a theatre lounge, and a guest suite.  The amenities, along with the condo lobby and interiors, are designed by Cecconi Simone Inc. of Toronto. The third member of CentreCourt’s project team is the real estate brokerage firm, Milborne Real Estate Inc.

Below are two artistic illustrations of how the Peter Street Condominiums will look, followed by a series of photos I have taken at the condo site since November 2010. I previously described the project in March 7 2011 post.

 

Peter Street Condominiums tower

This artistic illustration of the 40-storey aluminum and glass tower appears on the Peter Street Condominiums website. The condo building was designed by architectsAlliance of Toronto.

 

Peter Street Condominiums

This artistic rendering of the tower’s 11-storey podium also appears on the Peter Street Condominiums website. The podium will have street-level retail, along with office space on the second and third floors.

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

November 29 2010: Peter Street view of the condominium tower site several months after the development plan was filed with the City.

 

Peter Street Condominiums development proposal sign

One of the development proposal signs that was posted on the property

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

January 14 2011: A view of the development site from the southwest corner of Adelaide and Peter Streets

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

January 14 2011: The Adelaide Street pub was the final occupant of the corner building, a long narrow 1-storey structure with a rooftop patio.

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

January 14 2011: Looking north at the Adelaide Street pub, left, and the adjacent building that had been home to the Roosevelt Room Supper Club.

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

January 14 2011: The Roosevelt Room Supper Club had operated in this building.

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

January 14 2011: Peter Street view of the future condo tower site

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

January 14 2011: Another Peter Street view of the condo development site

 

Peter Street Condominiums site + presentation centre

June 20 2011: Last summer, the Peter Street Condominiums presentation centre operated from the former nightclub location.

 

Peter Street Condominiums site + presentation centre

June 20 2011: Presentation sales centre entrance and graphics on Adelaide Street

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

January 30 2012: Delsan demolition signs on the buildings’ exterior indicate that wrecking crews will soon reduce the structures to rubble

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

January 30 2012: A Delsan sign above the Adelaide Street Pub

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

January 30 2012: One final peek at the former Roosevelt Room nightclub building before the demolition crews knock it down

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

February 20 2012: My first post-demolition view of the site when I walked down Peter Street yesterday afternoon

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

February 20 2012: The view from Peter Street across the north side of the site

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

February 20 2012: The view from the northwest corner of the site

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

February 20 2012: Broken bricks and concrete blocks litter the site’s west side

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

February 20 2012: Looking to the northeast from the corner of Adelaide & Peter. The grey building to the north is a 9-storey commercial & retail structure situated at 111 Peter Street.

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

February 20 2012: Demolition machines sit idle on the north side of the site

 

Peter Street Condominiums site

February 2012: The Drummond Place laneway, right, separates the condo development site from a 6-storey office building to the east.

 

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