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The Ivy

Incorporating a historic façade into a new, 35-story apartment building in downtown Toronto.

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Project Details

Project Partners
Graziani & Corazza and Skygrid
Owner
Tricon/Angel Developments
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Completion Date
Area
190,000 ft²
Number of Stories
35
The Ivy, 6 & 8 Gloucester, in Toronto, Ontario. Courtesy Tricon Residential Inc.
The Ivy, 6 & 8 Gloucester, in Toronto, Ontario. Courtesy Tricon Residential Inc.

Overview

The Ivy development incorporates an existing historic façade into a new, 35-story building that provides more than 200 modern downtown Toronto apartments. The 190,000-square-foot tower includes 1,700 square feet of retail space at street level with amenities and residential units above.

We are providing structural design services to Graziani & Corazza for the tower, which is scheduled to open in 2022.

Highlights

  • The structural system features reinforced concrete and consists of two stories of underground basement and 35 stories above ground.
  • There are two main transfer floors in the structure - at levels one and three - comprising reinforced concrete transfer beams and transfer slabs.
  • The site is regular in shape but compact and challenging from a construction standpoint. A shotcrete retaining wall along the west face of the site neighbors an existing six-story building with a one-story basement. To preserve the aesthetic of the historical structure, the original façade facing Gloucester has been panelized and will be mounted to the new floor slabs.

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