Toronto’s Western side End Conversion From Stamps Manufacturing plant to the Wallace Station Lofts!

Since the mid 90’s when zoning by-laws in Toronto changed and begun to allow for the conversion of older buildings into residential units, Residence buyers have been taking up these unique lofts and in some cases paying reasonably limited.

Older industrial facilities, warehouses, empty office buildings and places of worship are increasingly being revamped and modified into creative sales. These vintage buildings have their own history and today’s loft space buyers are more interested than in the past in the balance of old and new. They don’t mind paying 토토사이트. extra for the old post-and-beam construction that combines the backdrop of a historic building along with modern design and materials. The drama of enormous industrial windows and high ceilings can dominate the interior to blend with cool and contemporary clean lines of fittings and accessories. Creative and chic loft space owners are the farthest away from being cookie-cutter types and lean towards “original” fabricated living.

Artists have been gravitating towards empty storage place spaces to live/work for years, attracted to their incredible space, high ceilings and nonconformist appeal along with cheap rent. This became a double-edged sword as these buildings and areas became trendy and cool with the say of this creative community of tenants ranging from artists, writers to film makers, who first helped create the appeal then were forced out when these properties became sold to developers.

The concept of “shell housing” came after the First World War, which allowed the dream of home ownership to come alive. The covering home was finished on the exterior and allowed the purchaser to finish the interior to their own specifications and budget. The same concept is true for some of the loft space sales today. A few of the developments have incorporated having a number of rooms available as being sold as a covering, enabling the owners to finish the rooms themselves. This is especially attractive to artistic types who can envision the space to fit their taste and needs.

An intimate and unique loft space conversion found in Toronto’s western side end is the Wallace Station Lofts. It came from as a 70+ year old Canadian Glue stamps manufacturing plant, along with its four coach houses and was named following a nearby train station that no longer exists today. When this building was initially became lofts, five of the rooms were marketed to the public as covering housing, allowing the original buyers to develop their own rooms.

This art deco fabricated stone building shares an industrial cool design that is attractive to residence and loft space buyers looking for unique and character in their home choice.

Like many of the authentic loft space sales found in Toronto, this building features high post and beam ceilings, exposed stone walls, wood planks and concrete flooring, exposed ductwork, moving barn doors along with the original shipping elevator. Oversized windows bring in natural light and showcase the funky industrial feel of the lofts. The building’s 38 rooms are all unique in design with impressive industrial features, ranging in size from 625 to 1, 869 sq feet with one and two level floorplans. Many of the lofts have Juliette balconies, large roof gardens or terraces for outdoor area. Each suite includes a security system and parking is inside an attractive gated area alongside the building. Wallace Station Lofts in the past year have been selling from $354, 000 to $775, 000 depending on size.

The Wallace Station Lofts are only in the Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson Junction area, just east of Dundas Street Western side and Bloor Street. This rising artsy-hip area is only a five minute walk to the subway on the Bloor-Danforth line. Leaving your car behind, couldn’t be easier than when you’re living in the center of the city, with public transportation practically on your door-step. This phenomenal location is also home to the Bloor GO Station with Metrolinx plans for a route from Union Station to Pearson International airport, stopping at the Bloor and Weston areas. Shopping, gallery and café hopping is easy from here. Drop into some of the fabulous design stores and organic places to eat found in the Junction with Dundas Street Western side becoming another great location for walking amongst some really cool and edgy shops.

Roncesvalles is becoming known for its new variety of restaurants and bars attracting the town center foodie crowd. Cafés and galleries found in Bloordale Town, are merely a stroll away. Also nearby is available High Park, which is Toronto’s largest with nature pistes and turning paths, sporting venues from baseball to tennis, a chain link Theatre, beautiful pretty gardens, playgrounds, farmer’s market, Restaurant and off-leash area for dogs.

Another neat element to this area is the distance to the “West Toronto Railpath”, a perfect example of an urban rails-to-trails project. This incredible multi-use walkway is available along the railroad corridor and has been transformed into a public asphalt trek, ideal for pedestrians, cyclists and in-line skaters with Phase 1 starting at Cariboo Road to Dundas Street Western side and Sterling Rd. The entire walkway is a combination of artsy-urban cool combining wild plants, birds, butterflies, reconditioned historical railroad links and out-door art installs. Local residents are taking advantage of this incredible space that years via an urban landscape and cards the city dweller to take in their surroundings and amazing at their incredible city. The Wallace Station Lofts offer both a unique liveable space in an authentic conversion and a cool area to live in for both families and singles alike to enjoy!

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