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4800 Yonge Condos By Menkes at Yonge and Sheppard

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Condo
49 storeys
Completion: TBA

Description

4800 Yonge Condos is a new condo development by Menkes Developments. This projects is currently in per-construction stage. The project will be built at at 4800 Yonge Street. at Yonge and Sheppard in North York, Toronto. The Architect is Arquitectonica and Turner Fleischer Architects, 4800 Yonge Condos is a residential tower rising to 49 storeys mixed-use residential tower with 536 units, And 5-storey podium with retail and office uses, six levels of underground parking, and an overall height of 548 feet.

4800 Yonge Condos High Light:

  • Easy Access to the Sheppard Subway Station
  • Close to North York Centre
  • Step to the supermarket and LCBO.
  • Shot drive to the Hwy401
  • Close to the retail, Office and Entertainment.

4800 Yonge Condos has a near perfect Walk Score of 95 out of 100. Transit Score of 96 out of 100.This location is in the Lansing-Westgate neighborhood in Toronto. Nearby parks include Willowdale Park, Mel Lastman Square and Princess Park. 

4800 Yonge Condos Design tower positioning results in minimally obstructed views from surrounding buildings, The glass podium, vertical fins are accentuated on the top three floors, glass canopies wrap around the building’s frontage providing protection from downdrafts and creating a sense of intimacy at sidewalk level.

Podium rendering, image retrieved via submission to the City of Toronto

Streetscape rendering, image retrieved via submission to the City of Toronto

4800 Yonge Condos  ground level floor plan would see the residential entrance along Bogert Avenue, with the loading dock and parking entrance to the 440 parking spaces located towards the southwestern corner of the site. While retail fronts onto Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue, the two entrances to the connected office lobby (shaded pink below) will be located along the northeastern side along Yonge Street, and on the northwestern corner fronting Sheppard Avenue.

4800 Yonge Condos  proposed to the TTC subway station entrance located in the adjoining Nestle Tower.

Ground level floor plan, image retrieved via submission to the City of Toronto

4800 Yonge Condos will contain of 388 1-bedroom units, 145 2-bedroom units, and 3 3+bedroom units.

Typical floorplate of the residential units, image retrieved via submission to the City of Toronto

It was noted that the sculptural form of the curvilinear design would give the project a distinct identity, from both far away on the North York City Centre skyline, as well as from up close. It was suggested by members that this development could be the one to elevate this part of the city in terms of architectural integrity, design, and environmental qualities if the team carries through by designing at a standard that this corner should demand. The applicants stated that they are designing to Toronto Green Standard Tier 1, and in response the panel members urged them to go far beyond that, describing it as a minimum environmental standard which needs to be surpassed.

4800 Yonge Condo parking garage would be built to take into account unique below-grade site conditions due to the presence of the TTC’s Y track which allows out of service subway trains to transfer between Line 1 and Line 4. The west Y track branches off the Yonge line and curves on a northwestern trajectory through the site, with levels P2 and P3 to be built above the track but levels P4 through 6 would only be built west and south of it. The northeast side of the residential tower essentially follows the edge of the subway tunnel below.

4800 Yonge Condos‘s location is in the Lansing-Westgate neighborhood in Toronto. Nearby parks include Willowdale Park, Mel Lastman Square and Princess Park.

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