Residences at RCMI on University
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Identification

Also Known AsResidences at RCMI on University

AddressApproximately 426 University Avenue[1][2][3]

Postal CodeM5G 1S9[1][2][3]

NeighbourhoodKensington-Chinatown

CityToronto, Ontario, Canada

Urban AgglomerationGreater Golden Horseshoe

Nearby Buildings250 Dundas West, Global House, Zurich Centre, 127 St. Patrick, 248 Simcoe Street, Phoenix Building, Thompson Building, 443 University, University Centre - Structure 1, and University Centre - Structure 2

Nearby ParksGrange Park, Larry Sefton Park, Nathan Phillips Square, Sir William Campbell House, and St. Patricks Square

WardTrinity-Spadina (20)

Technical

TypeSkyscraper

DesignationCommercial[7][10][11], Entertainment[2][11], Government[1], Office[7][10][11], and Residential Condominium[1][12]

StatusConstruction

Amenity External22.5m² (242.19f²)[2]

Amenity Internal130m² (1,399.31f²)[3]

Government3,311m² (35,639.31f²)[1]

Residential Condominium21,042m² (226,494.2f²)[1][12]

Floors Above-Ground42[1][2][4]

Height (Non-Specific)135m (442.91f)[1]

Height - Mechanical145.8m (478.35f)[2]

Height - Roof135m (442.91f)[2][9]

1 Bedroom Suite Count210[2]

Bachelor Suite Count105[2]

Residential Suite Count315[2][4][11]

Residential Suite Minsize46.82m² (504f²)[8]

AmenitiesBicycle Parking[8], Concierge[6][8], Fitness Facilities[6][8][13], and Security System[13]

Companies

ArchitectZeidler Partnership Architects[2][5][6]

Construction ManagerTribute Communities[7][10]

DeveloperTribute Communities[2][4][5]

Electrical ContractorNortown Elec Contr Associates[10][14]

Electrical EngineeringSmith & Andersen[7][10]

Foundation ContractorAvenue Building Corporation[10][14]

General ContractorTribute Communities[7][10]

Mechanical EngineeringSmith & Andersen[7][10]

Mechanical Trades ContractorAssociated Mechanical Trades[10][14]

Miscellaneous Hardware ContractorNewtech Iron Works[10][14]

Structural EngineeringRead Jones Christoffersen Ltd[7][10]

History

Construction (2011)

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Site Preparation (2010 to 2011)

Proposed Reconstruction (2008 to 2010)

Complete (1907 to 2008)

References

  1. 2008-10-23: City of Toronto - Toronto and East York Community Council, "Preliminary Report - Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Application - 426 University Avenue"
  2. 2009-05-25: City of Toronto - Toronto and East York Community Council, "Refusal Report - 426 University Avenue"
  3. 2009-10-09: City of Toronto - Toronto and East York Community Council, "Final Report - 426 University Avenue - Zoning By-law Application"
  4. 2009-10-31: National Post, "A spat over spots: Can places like the Brick Works succeed without parking?", Diane Peters
  5. 2010-10-05: Urban Toronto, "Quick Pic: Residences at the RCMI Condo By Tribute Communities To Start With A Clean Slate"
  6. 2010-11-05: The Toronto Star, "Condos on the Market: Toronto West"
  7. 2011-02-10: Reed Construction Data, "RCMI Residence Condo, 426 University Ave, M5G 1S9"
  8. 2011-03-03: The Toronto Star, "Condos on the Market"
  9. 2011-04-20: City of Toronto - Toronto and East York Community Council, "Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - Final Report - 210 Simcoe Street - Zoning Amendment Application", City Of Toronto -Toronto
  10. 2011-11-17: Reed Construction Data, "RCMI Residence Condo, 426 University Ave, M5G 1S9"
  11. 2012-10-04: Reed Construction Data, Daily Commercial News and Construction Record, "Tribute Communities works on Royal Canadian Military Institute condos in Toronto"
  12. 2009-09-16: The Toronto Star, "'Car-free' condo: 42 storeys, no parking", Donovan Vincent
  13. 2010-11-01: Condo Life, "November 2010 Edition"
  14. 2013-02-20: Reed Construction Data, Daily Commercial News and Construction Record, "RCMI Residence"