The United BLDG Condos is a new proposed condo project by Davpart and is currently in pre-construction. The United BLDG architect is designed by B+H Architects. The new project will be located at 481 University Avenue in Toronto. The major intersection is University Avenue & Dundas Street West.
WHY 481 UNIVERSITY AVE?
- AAA Location – WalkScore of 99/100: Walker’s Paradise
- TTC connection in the building meaning that residents of The United BLDG will have direct access to the TTC without going outside.
- TransitScore of 100/100
- Future connection to the PATH – downtown Toronto’s underground path system.
- Surrounded by major Toronto Landmarks like The Eatons Centre, Yonge & Dundas Square, The AGO and Nathan Philip Square.
- 5 Minute Walk to University of Toronto, Ryerson University, & Ocad
- Situated at the crossroads of three high-density employment areas – Bay Street Corridor, Hospital Row, and the Financial District
- The epicenter of Healthcare, Finance, Politics and, Law
- Mixed-use development featuring residential, retail, and commercial
- Preservation and renewal of integrated 9- and 10-storey heritage buildings
- Five levels of below-grade parking
- Nearby parks include Larry Sefton Park, Butterfield Park, and Nathan Phillips Square
The United BLDG Condos Summary
This sparkling mixed-use tower will make a great option for investors and executive professionals. Ideally situated in Toronto’s Financial District, steps from the subway and Eaton’s Centre, It is an ambitious project in the pre-construction phase by experienced developers, Davpart. The United BLDG Condos is scheduled for a 2021 occupancy.
Proposals for this tower just north of Dundas Street West call for a 55-storey structure. It will include 748 dwelling units, plus upscale office space. B + H Architects has signed on to design this contemporary building and has already proposed to eliminate a portion of one storefront on Dundas and replace it with a public art feature.
The design proposal calls for a classic and stately office complex with limestone columns lining a widened sidewalk along University Ave. Above, the tower will boast sleek, contemporary lines as it rises dramatically above the bustling downtown core.
Details about the suite finishes are still being finalized, but we’re expecting them to be high-end and modern, with balconies that offer panoramic views of the downtown skyline.
Location & Neighborhood
This building will make a great option for those considering an investment opportunity or an income property. Situated at the crossroads of three high-density employment areas – Bay Street Corridor, Hospital Row and the Financial District – suites in this contemporary condominium will be in high demand for the executive tenant. Both Ryerson University and the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD U) are within walking distance as well, providing another potential tenant base.
At this condo building, you’re steps from an abundance of dining options, from upscale coffee bars to Sushi restaurants to European-style bistros. For all your shopping needs, you’re minutes from the newly-renovated Eaton Centre and the selection of retail that lines Yonge Street.
This Financial District Condominium also puts you within a quick stroll of some of downtown Toronto’s most eclectic neighbourhoods, such as Chinatown, Kensington Market and Queen Street West. Need your arts and culture fix? Head over to The Art Gallery of Ontario or Dundas Square, which is a major hub for music and cultural festivals all-year-round.
Proximity to the subway, just down the street, makes getting around the city a breeze, wherever you’re headed.
The United BLDG Condos Highlights:
- Has a walkscore of 99/100: walkable EVERYWHERE
- Located in the Bay Street Corridor neighbourhood in Toronto
- 1 minute walk from St Patrick Subway Station
- Close to shops, restaurants and entertainments
- Walking distance from the Toronto General Hospital
- Close access to University of Toronto and Ryerson University
- Has a transit score of 100/100: world class public transportation
- Nearby parks include Larry Sefton Park, Butterfield Park and Nathan Phillips Square
Conceived as a major civic boulevard, University Ave is designed for the grandest possible effect. Inspired by European counterparts and laid out in circa 182o, it was considered, 'one of, if not the finest in the Dominion, or perhaps on this Continent.' While it has expanded and evolved over the years, University Ave has always been a microcosm of the urbanization of Toronto. At the corner of University and Dundas, The United Bldg's stellar location taps into the boundless energy that pulses through it. With direct access to St. Patrick subway and the 505 streetcar outside its front door, The United Bldg. has the world at its fingertips. A short walk from the high octane world of finance, topnotch hospitals and coveted centres of learning United evokes prestige and success. Its storied neighbours also include cultural and city icons, like the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts and Nathan Phillips Square. Residents of The United Bldg. are extremely fortunate, as they are surrounded by a cornucopia of culinary establishments. From fine dining to little neighbourhood secrets, restaurants and cafes of all stripes are just moments away. With some of the best transit options and proximity to Toronto's most engaging destinations, there'll always be plenty to do and experience here. From morning to evening, sunrise to sunset, The United Bldg. embraces the energy and verve of a location that can only be described as unmatched.
Existing in plenty. Yielding abundantly. The United Bldg amenities are just that. Carefully conceived, flawlessly executed, they have been designed to enhance the lives of its residents. Spread across three floors, they offer a soul-caressing, sensory experience. United's public spaces are inspired by the richness of the building's past and its unique place in the heart of a burgeoning modem city. Dressed in natural stone, bronze metals, sparkling hand-blown glass, and tailored wood paneling, the theme here is one of elegance and refinement. A cossetted haven of luxury, the residential lobby is a throwback to the gilded 192os. With its plush seating, fine art, and thoughtful services like a 24-hour concierge, it's both inviting and awe-inspiring. The building's extensive amenities are an elegant progression of the same. Classic yet contemporary, they're designed to complement a very downtown sensibility. From its stunning pool to the wellness-focused fitness centre, sauna and rain room, all up the ante on luxury living. And for those who love sports, The United Bldg. is made for them. Here you will find a dedicated Sports Lounge with Billiards, a Video Gaming Lounge, Bocce Court and even a Golf Simulator. Rising in the heart of a high energy city, its all-season Reflection Pool and Zen Garden offer much-needed getaways for quiet contemplation. If you're the kind who likes to entertain, United rolls out the red carpet. Whether it's the well-appointed party room, fireplace lounge or BI3Qs on the terrace, The United Bldg. truly knows a thing or two about having a good time.
Highly enviable, the interiors of The United Bldg. are rich and eclectic. Evocative of a time gone by but firmly rooted in the present, an air of sophisticated restraint permeates through its private spaces. Every suite here is meticulously appointed and thoughtfully designed. With a luxurious palette of timeless finishes and hints of deco that are interwoven with contemporary details, they redefine urban luxury living. Featuring open layouts, soaring windows, and spacious balconies, these light, bright and airy spaces pamper the mind, body and soul. The chef-inspired kitchens are the heart and soul of every residence, specifically designed to accommodate and enhance real life. The bathrooms with their soothing tones provide much needed calm. Inherently chic yet supremely delightful, these inspiring spaces are perfect to spend time in, both alone and with others. The United Bldg. is a perfect example of refined magnificence. A masterpiece. A work of art that one can inhabit.
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