On the map: a condo with an attitude towards the east

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Everyone knows you’re either a Beatles fan or a Rolling Stones fan because you can’t be both equal. Lennon strikes a chord with the light and cheerful crowd, while Jagger speaks to the stylish audience. And it’s a darker, harder version of rock and roll that will define ALiAS condos, says Josh Zagdansky, vice president of Madison Group’s Hi-Rise, the developer behind the project.

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Units of the 45-storey 546-suite tower, in a former parking lot, set aside for Church and Richmond, start at 600,000. Sizes range from 350 to 1,400 square feet for a three-bedroom layout for the studio, and some suites come with a terrace and balcony. Occupancy date 2026.

“You have this sharp vibe next to the sophisticated parts of downtown,” says Jagdansky. “It connects all of these amazing areas of Toronto.”

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Near St. Lawrence Market, Financial District and OCAD, George Brown and Ryerson Universities, as well as restaurants and shops. There is quick access to transit and highways.

Black-trimmed arches and Keith Haring wallpapers feature kids play areas.
Black-trimmed arches and Keith Haring wallpapers feature kids play areas. Photo courtesy of the Madison Group and Benian Studios

Tipple Architects and Turner Fleisher Architects have teamed up on Condor bold and dramatic design. There will be a cascading effect of glitter under the front of the shiny black brick. Above, the gold of an illuminated crown is again lifted into the gold-framed window.

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“There’s a sense of attitude outside and inside the house,” Zagdansky says.

To the west of Condor, the developer is building a new city park with a public art installation. There will also be 7,000 square feet of street-level retailers, where patios and patrons of future restaurants will be scattered across the street.

Alessandro Munge, the design provocateur of Studio Munger, who has given leather walls in the past, has brought his signature tolerance to the interior. In the lobby, a huge white marble door desk with marble ceiling-height columns is sharply contrasted by a black crystal chandelier with a heart by Bacart for Chrome, an attractive handbloon piece, and a crown jewel in space. The drama continues with ribbed concrete walls and marble floors.

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Accommodations are no less tempting, with each “polished quartz, steel and porcelain utterance pronouncing a timeless rock star glam,” according to the press release.

The dark, moody kitchens were designed by Studio Munge.
The dark, moody kitchens were designed by Studio Munge. Photo courtesy of the Madison Group and Benian Studios

Despite the glam, the target is a mixed population, Jagdanski said: “We designed the building for a wide audience that includes families. Our larger suite layouts target young families.

The posh playroom with black and white palette and Keith Herring line drawing wallpaper is obsolete. Other features of the craft room and a projector lounge space.

A glam-rock aesthetic suits are employed to accentuate polished quartz, steel and porcelain utensils.
A glam-rock aesthetic suits are employed to accentuate polished quartz, steel and porcelain utensils. Photo courtesy of the Madison Group and Benian Studios

The co-working area has a private meeting room with a coffee bar and an outdoor space.

Additional amenities include an indoor-outdoor pet spa with an astroturf playpen; Landscaped outdoor lounges – Griller MBTW Group, and design studio Munger – with grill area; Party room with a pizza oven; Round-the-clock doors with automatic parcel storage; A fitness center with private exercise pod and a peloton room; And guest suites.

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Your visitors, as it turns out, will get some satisfaction.

Suits in the ALiAS Condo start at between $ 600,000 and Unit From studio to three-bedroom, 350 to 1,400 square feet. For more information, visit aliastoronto.com.

The building will have 18,000 square feet of facilities, including a contemporary outdoor lounge.
The building will have 18,000 square feet of facilities, including a contemporary outdoor lounge. Photo courtesy of the Madison Group and Benian Studios

Three things

Take a seven-minute walk south of Sugar Beach in the foothills of the Lower Jarvis, where a sandy stretch with a lounge chair and umbrella overlooks Lake View.

Classic dinner rentals, from BLT to buttermilk pancakes, are on the menu at The George Street Diner just off the block. 129 George St.

Oysters, lobsters, crabs, scallops, sardines and calamari – take care of the underwater fix at Pearl Diver Seafood. 100 Adelaide S.

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