Rising 49 storeys at Bloor Street East and Sherbourne Street, The Selby Condominiums will include a variety of suites including a limited number of contemporary townhomes, in addition to exceptional views.
The Selby’s 529 Sherbourne Street locale is close to transit — just steps away from the Sherbourne subway station, it offers quick access anywhere downtown via the Bloor line.
To the north, is the Rosedale neighbourhood with its fine food shops, restaurants and design stores and the forested Rosedale Ravine Trail.
To the west lies the upscale neighbourhood of Yorkville, with gourmet restaurants, trendy bars, designer shopping and luxurious spas.
Yonge Street, with its assortment of endless shopping, multicultural restaurants and bars is just west.
For those looking for some culture, the Toronto Reference Library, ROM, Panasonic Theatre, Ed Mirvish Theatre and the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre are all close by.
And for those who enjoy history, the existing 130-year-old heritage building, the Gooderham Mansion (currently the Clarion Hotel), that once housed writer Ernest Hemingway, will be integrated into the project’s design.
The project is designed by the coordinating architect for Chicago’s 2016 Olympic bid, Thomas Kerwin of the Chicago-based and internationally-recognized bKL Architecture.
The landscape architect, Claude Cormier, is known for his work on The Evergreen Brick Works, Four Seasons Hotel and Residences and the ROM in Toronto.
Johnson Chou, has worked on such award-winning projects as the Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art, designed the interiors.