Mirvish + Gehry Condo
No. of units: 92 Storeys - West Tower 82 Storeys - East Tower
Storeys: 82 to 92 storeys
Developer: Great Gulf Homes
Address: 260 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1H8
The project consists of two towers, one on either side of Duncan Street where it meets King Street West, both across the street from Metro Hall, David Pecaut Square, and Roy Thomson Hall.
A powerful creative synergy is set to transform Toronto’s iconic King Street arts and entertainment district. David Mirvish and Frank Gehry have joined forces to unveil a bold new vision for our Cultural Corridor, with the creation of a new public gallery, cultural and educational facilities, residential and business spaces.
The inspired vision will see King Street evolve into a thriving, livable urban community, a great address to come home to and experience the finest in art, culture, design and life that Toronto has to offer.
The west tower is approved for 92 storeys, 1005 feet / 305 metres, qualifying it as a ‘Supertall’. Its podium is planned to have four levels of retail (including a mezzanine) and four levels of office space, with the condominium amenities on the podium-top level and the one above, with condo suites in tower floors above. The building will slightly overhang the Princess of Wales Theatre to the west.
The east tower is approved for 82 storeys and 902 feet / 275 metres. Its podium will include three levels of retail (including a mezzanine) and three levels of office space, along with two levels for OCAD University. Like in the west tower, the first two levels will house the amenities—including the podium-top terrace—with the condo suites rising above.
As part of the development, the David Mirvish Gallery will be built on one floors of the renovated heritage Eclipse White Wear Building at 322 King Street West at John.
The master plan for Mirvish+Gehry Toronto includes over 85,000 sq. ft. of multi-level retail opportunities in the heart of Toronto’s Arts and Entertainment District. These spaces offer unlimited potential for all kinds of businesses, from national retailers to international brands, specialty restaurants, fashion boutiques and furniture shops, all in a prime urban location.
Mirvish+Gehry Toronto will include approximately 115,000 sq. ft. of office space, perfect for financial institutions, public and private sector enterprises, non-profits and other business organizations looking to open a corporate office in a premier downtown neighbourhood. With easy access to the King Street streetcar s line and minutes to the St. Andrew and Union subway stations, the location is ideal for a variety of business needs.
OCAD University has named its new 25,000-square-foot facility at Mirvish+Gehry Toronto, The Princess of Wales Centre for Visual Arts at OCAD University. The Centre will become an arts showcase and learning facility, featuring studios, seminar rooms, gallery facilities and a public theatre and lecture hall to promote and enable the making, study and exhibition of art. The inclusion of the OCAD University facility will be a significant cultural addition to Mirvish+Gehry Toronto.
The new 9,000 sq. ft. Mirvish Collection will be a destination for viewing contemporary abstract art from the exemplary collection of Audrey and David Mirvish. The Mirvish Collection comprises works by leading artists including Jack Bush, Anthony Caro, Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, Robert Motherwell, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, Larry Poons, David Smith and Frank Stella.
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