Condos in West Queen West, Toronto
1181 Queen West Condos is a new project in preconstruction at Queen Street West in Downtown Toronto’s Queen West neighbourhood. The project is being developed by Skale Developments and currently does not have an estimated completion date.
✔ Proposed to have a mixed-use tower rising 15 storeys tall, with 600-square-meters of retail/commercial space, 112 suites
✔ Architecture by Quadrangle Architects, Ltd.
ABOUT QUEEN WEST NEIGHBOURHOOD
This small enclave of Downtown Toronto is located just west of the Old City of Toronto, west of Lansdowne Avenue and north of College Street. The community is primarily residential, although there are several Portuguese businesses on College Street and Dundas Street West.
✔ Attractions, things to do, and landmarks in and around the area include McCormick Park (where the McCormack Recreation Centre and Arena is located), St. Helen’s Church (architecture), Fort York National Historic Site, Kensington Market, Spadina Avenue, Trinity-Bellwoods Park, Ervanaria Lagoa Azul, Bellavista Trattoria, Deluxe Boutique, the Toronto Eaton Centre (massive shopping mall), The PATH Underground Shopping Complex, Yorkville Village Shopping Centre, Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Vaughan Mills, and Square One Shopping Centre
✔ Restaurant options in and around Little Portugal include Bent Restaurant, Campagnolo, Lula Lounge, Queen Margherita Pizza, Mr. Flamingo, The Sauce Pierogi, Provo FoodBar, Byblos, Carisma, The Carbon Bar, Osgoode Hall Restaurant, Epic Restaurant, Hy’s Steak House, Gyu-Kaku Restaurant, The Chase, Epic Restaurant (located inside the Fairmont Royal York Hotel), The Keg Steakhouse & Bar, Modus Ristorante, Library Bar (inside the Royal York Hotel), and Bravi Ristorante
✔ There are several schools located within the community, including Shirley Street Public School, St. Helen’s Catholic School, Alexander Muir/Gladstone Avenue Public School, and Ossington/Old Orchard Junior Public School
✔ Public transportation options in the community include the 505 and 506 streetcars along College and Dundas, as well as north-south bus lines along Dufferin, Ossington, and Lansdowne
ABOUT SKALE DEVELOPMENTS
Skale Developments is a boutique real estate development firm specializing in developing and designing condo projects, single and multi-family dwellings, construction, and more.
✔ Portfolio includes The Bluffs Condos and 1181 Queen West Condos
✔ The firm’s president is Armaan Salek, who has a degree from McGill University and has been with the firm for almost four years
✔ The firm has partners for projects including RAW Architecture and Figure3 (interior design firm)