The Residences of 488 University Avenue

Every great city has its iconic Avenue, rich in history and heritage. New York has Park Avenue. Paris has Avenue Champs-Élysées…

and Toronto has University Avenue, its most ceremonial Grand Avenue.

What defined this location is what defines Toronto. This address is elegant, vibrant, and graceful. University Avenue is the ultimate landscape of society, culture, and commerce. Welcome to the only address that mirrors the elegance of the Great Avenues of the World.

SKYLOBBY - SET TO RAISE EXPECTATIONS FOR URBAN LIVING THROUGH DESIGN DRIVEN SERENITY.
As you step off the residential elevators, the soaring view sets the serene tone.
The double height glass façade elevates the experience as you soak in the city lights.
Like the Cosmopolitan spirit it celebrates, SkyLobby has a dynamic edge, capturing this energetic, vibrant city on a grand scale. Your dedicated SkyLobby concierge is ready to address your every need.

SKYCLUB IS WHATEVER YOU WANT IT TO BE. YOUR CHOICE. YOUR LIFE. YOUR STYLE.
SkyClub - two full floors of light filled space, opening into the sun and swim terrace.
The spacious fitness centre is outfitted with state of the art strength and cardio training equipment. SkyClub - a place to indulge in a light meal and a drink at the SkyBar.
SkyClub - a place for the ideal social experience without ever having to leave home.

WHERE EXTRAORDINARY LIVING BECOMES EVERYDAY LIFE.

Imagine a morning swim, an afternoon massage, and dinner at the signature restaurant, all right at your front door. ‎As the sun sets and nighttime emerges, a late night cocktail at the SkyBar completes another perfect day.

OVER 30,000 SQUARE FEET OF LIFESTYLE AMENITIES.

WATER, THE OUTDOORS AND CREATIVE LIVING.

At the Residences of U Avenue, your personal urban oasis is an elevator ride away. Design elements incorporate Art Deco-inspired aesthetics in rich tones and textures creating an expansive feel to each suite. Your home in the sky is also inspired by classic modernism and luxurious finishes that celebrate refinement and indulgence.

AT THE RESIDENCES OF U AVENUE THE ART OF LIVING HAS BEEN RAISED TO NEW HEIGHTS.

Inspired to create a new and fresh concept, a blend of modern comfort and luxury in an unprecedented way.

Every aspect of the residences offer the very best - luxuriant finishes, soaring spaces, floor-to-ceiling windows, meticulous attention to detail - a thrilling design made possible by the visionary and creative eyes of II by IV Design.

THIS IS YOUR HOME, YOUR RETREAT.
WE CALL IT PERFECTION PERFECTED.

Each residence combines the richness of sophisticated design with the serenity of modernism, offer you tomorrow's urban lifestyle today. Beautiful layouts, rich colours, floor-to-ceiling windows, oversize terraces and impeccably detailed finishes evoke the allure of sun and water. Unlock your front door and the world melts behind you.

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Redevelopment of 1968-opened Global House 18-storey office building at Dundas Street West and University Avenue by Amexon Development Corporation.

Existing office tower will have its lower floors completely altered by a new podium with a tree motif, while the upper floors will be re-clad in a mixture of curtain wall and window wall. Offices will be retained. Above the offices 37 new storeys of condominium residences to be called The Icon will be added. Architecture of the original building is by WZMH Architects. Alterations and additions by Core Architects.


Number of buildings: 1

Height: 679 ft

Storeys: 55

Number of units: 453

Parking spots: 158

Amenities: 24 hour concierge, gym, party room, roof deck, swimming pool


Builder:  The Toddglen Group of Companies 
Founded in 1981 and has experienced remarkable growth over the past two decades, becoming one of Canada's leading builders in residential construction, successfully completing in excess of 30,000 residential suites and 5,000 townhouses across the nation.

Toddglen’s success is derived from the high level of expertise and competence of our staff resources, from a sincere appreciation of the needs of our clients, and our ability to translate those needs into integrated solutions for successful projects.

With the continued unprecedented growth in the residential construction sector, Toddglen has recognized these economic trends and solidified our strength and influence in this rising market. Mr. John Todd has led the firm for the past ten years with a new and dynamic management team directing Toddglen to where it is today.

Significant resources have been added to the existing operations with the primary objective being the continued improvement in Toddglen's delivery of services to an increasingly diverse clientele.

Toddglen is deeply committed to our clients' satisfaction and has espoused the principles of partnering and value engineering to ensure that the most competitive, cost efficient and effective design solutions are delivered.

The Toddglen Group of Companies looks forward to the future with certainty for the success of their clients, resulting from services that are provided with professionalism and integrity.

Developer: Amexon Development Corporation

Amexon, a Canadian Real Estate company, owns and manages a portfolio of office, retail, industrial, hotel and residential properties.

Amexon is proud to be one of Toronto's largest suburban office building developers. Amexon has been deeply committed to building the highest quality office and residential developments for over 35 years.

Amexon's long-term approach to managing real estate has earned the company a leadership position in the area of tenant satisfaction.  With a proven history spanning over 35 years and a remarkable record of success in commercial and luxury condominium developments, Amexon has established an outstanding reputation in the industry, striving to create vibrant developments and communities employing cutting edge design.  Combining a unique balance of development experience and local market knowledge has earned us an esteemed reputation in all facets of the real estate development industry.


Architect:  Core Architects Inc
CORE Architects Inc. is an award-winning group of architects and interior designers based in Toronto. Since our formation in 1994, we have quickly distinguished ourselves amongst our competitors by our innovative yet thoughtful design solutions. The firm’s founding principals, Babak Eslahjou, Charles Gane, and Deni Poletti share a design philosophy that focuses on creativity, innovation and sustainability; and a business vision that is client- focused, striving to maximize efficiency while meeting schedule and budgetary constraints.
" The urban-master planning for over 200 million square feet of residential development"

Interior Design II BY IV DESIGN 

Internationally renowned, II BY IV DESIGN was founded in 1990 by partners Dan Menchions and Keith Rushbrook. II BY IV DESIGN is a worldwide leader that specializes in creating immaculate designs that are branded to suit clients’ needs. Partners Dan Menchions and Keith Rushbrook have been internationally recognized as Designers of the Year five times and are pleased to be declared one of the World’s Top 50 Retail Designers. Renowned as industry leaders II BY IV DESIGN celebrates a widespread portfolio that includes projects in the fields of: Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, Retail, Residential, Commercial, Product, Furniture, Lighting, Wall, Covering, Fabric, Carpet, Ceramic Tiles

480 University Avenue, Toronto

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