Global House
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Also Known AsGlobal House

Primary Address480 University Avenue[1][2][3]

Postal CodeM5G 1V6[1][2][3]

Additional Addresses460 University Avenue[2]

FrontsDundas Street, Simco Street, and University Avenue


CityToronto, Ontario, Canada

Urban AgglomerationGreater Golden Horseshoe

Nearby BuildingsThe Residences of U Avenue, Industrial Alliance Building, 250 Dundas West, University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine, 493 University, 280 Simcoe Street, 481 University, McClelland and Stewart House, Air Miles Tower, and 505 University Avenue

Nearby ParksDundas Bay Parkette, Grange Park, Larry Sefton Park, Mccaul/Orde, and Toronto General Hospital Grounds

WardTrinity-Spadina (20)



DesignationCommercial[2], and Office[1][2][3]

StatusProposed Reconstruction

Floors Above-Ground18[1][4]



Proposed Reconstruction (2012)

Complete (1968 to 2012)

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  1. 1989-01-01: McClelland & Stewart Inc., "Toronto Architecture: A city Guide (Second Edition)", Patricia McHugh
  2. 2008-06-23: Onsite Observations
  3. 2012-05-31: Reed Construction Data, "The Icon, 480 University Ave, M5G 1V6"
  4. 2013-08-19: City of Toronto - Toronto and East York Community Council, "Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - 480 University Avenue - Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report ", City Of Toronto - Toronto And East York Community Council