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Project Name:The Carnaby Lofts
Builders:Streetcar Development Inc. & Dundee Realty
Project Status:Pre-Construction
Approx Occupancy Date:2014
Address:11 Peel Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6J 1M3
City:Toronto
Main Intersection:Queen St. & Dufferin St.
Area:Toronto
Municipality:Toronto W01
Neighborhood:Little Portugal
Architect:Tact Architecture Inc.
Condo Type:High Rise
Condo Style:Loft
Building Size:20 Storeys
Number Of Units:200
Nearby Parks:Trinity Bellwoods Park, Allan Lamport Stadium Park

Queen Street West’s Art and Design District continues its evolution with the launch of The Carnaby. Inspired by its iconic namesake – Carnaby Street – London’s west end mecca of boutique shopping, funky galleries, bars, cafés, art and music studios – this new addition to the block will take the form of a visionary mixed-use development incorporating a 20-storey tower with 200 loft residences. At street level an artfully landscaped pedestrian-centric animated laneway, where you can sip a coffee and mingle with neighbours, will add a Soho-esque street-level life to this legendary Queen West area.


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  • 1. THE CARNABY THE BEST OF QUEEN WEST CARNABYLOFTS.COMC2 C3 A FAB NEW INTRO TO QUEEN STREET WEST: THE CARNABY Queen Street West’s Art and Design District continues its evolution with the launch of The Carnaby. Located down the lane from Streetcar’s sold out 2 Gladstone and 8 Gladstone lofts, The Carnaby is set to further transform this dynamic enclave at Queen Street West and Gladstone. Inspired by its iconic namesake – Carnaby Street – London’s west end mecca of boutique shopping, funky galleries, bars, cafés, art and music studios – this new addition to the block will take the form of a visionary mixed-use development incorporating a 20-storey tower with 200 loft residences. At street level an artfully landscaped pedestrian-centric animated laneway, where you can sip a coffee and mingle with neighbours, will add a Soho-esque street-level life to this legendary Queen West area. DEVELOPER Streetcar Developments THE TEAM Baker Real Estate Inc. Tact Architecture Inc. Seven Haus Design Inc. 52 Pick-up Inc.
  • 2. THE CARNABY THE BEST OF QUEEN WEST CARNABYLOFTS.COMC4 C5 THE CARNABY LOFTS MODERN AND BOLD, WITH A VIBE AND COMMUNITY OF ITS OWN By including a laneway with a Soho-style buzz, The Carnaby goes beyond the norm to embrace the Queen West culture. THE BLOCK The first thing to love about The Carnaby is the location. On one side of the street sits the gracefully restored 19th century Gladstone Hotel, across from the 2 Gladstone and 8 Gladstone lofts, and then, just a few steps north is the future home of The Carnaby. Tailored to the location, this new and ultimately inspiring residence adds the next cornerstone piece to this re- invigorated block, filling it with a vibe all its own. THE RESIDENCE The Carnaby lofts enter the neighbourhood as a beacon to all that is new with tremendous character. Anchored by an elegant charcoal podium, punched with large double height windows, the 20-storey tower will read as two distinct yet connected volumes. The southern portion is wrapped in textured precast concrete, detailed with strong visual lines which also form the balconies. Rising out of the podium, a natural outdoor terrace is created, elevated above the surrounding streets. The northern tower is a clean and crisp glass volume full of light, which slides past the podium, extending its strong lines down into the transparent and open lobby. THE LANE Continuing Queen West’s avant-garde spirit while being sophisticated and stylish, The Carnaby will bring the Art and Design District’s atmosphere to life with an engaging laneway feature. Well groomed and pedestrian friendly, the new lane will wind its way from Gladstone Avenue through to Peel Avenue. In addition to the retail anchor on Gladstone, a Metro grocery store will open its doors to service the entire community, allowing this animated laneway to guide pedestrians and cyclists alike, to and from this convenient feature. A fabulous European-inspired compliment to the Queen West life, where a neighbourhood stroll and a coffee are a perfect way to start the day. A visionary contribution to the changing dynamics of the area, this pedestrian and bicycle friendly experience stands to become the heart of The Carnaby community. The local source for artisan Ace Bakery Bread and your first stop of the day for coffee. Late night, catch some off-the-wall spinners playing their favorites on vinyl. THE BEAVER Rendering is artist’s impression. The Best of Queen West
  • 3. THE CARNABY THE BEST OF QUEEN WEST CARNABYLOFTS.COMC6 C7 Complete with illuminating wall sculptures this modern art gallery-inspired entrance makes a statement about The Carnaby’s dedication to high style and good design. The Carnaby’s lobby will be an extension of the northern tower’s glass volume. Vibrant and dynamic, the most exciting elements of the lobby are the illuminating cantilevered wall planes. Sculptural by day and alluring by night, the dramatic glass façade allows their colourful glow to spill out into the surrounding laneway and streetscape. Light and minimal, the clean finishes of the interior create a polished art gallery experience, showcasing the free-standing concierge desk and benches as art installations within that gallery. The modular cube formations of these custom pieces reference the geometrically inspired pop-art prints and fashions of the time when Carnaby Street’s ‘60s influence was at its peak. Sophisticated and rich in style, this double height lobby adds excitement and an artful flare to its private entranceway. Capturing the artisan and fastidious nature of Queen Streeters, Blacksmith Cycle looks homegrown but actually trades in deliciously expensive bicycles. No need to wear Lycra to love the look of these two-wheeled glories. Look for Blacksmith branded bikes coming in 2012. BLACKSMITH CYCLE VIBRANTLY CHARGED, AND ARTISTICALLY STYLED TO ENGAGE THE NEIGHBOURHOOD Rendering is artist’s impression. The Best of Queen West THE CARNABY KEEPS THE QUEEN STREET VIBE FABULOUS – AND GROWING With its innovative, neighbourhood-friendly vision The Carnaby and its laneway defies the monolithic to create a brand new district. Streetcar’s latest project takes its place as a unique development in which all parts – 2 Gladstone, 8 Gladstone and now The Carnaby, have their own signature. Circumventing the monolithic look-alike nature of many developments, here’s an innovative approach which allows the architecture of each building to tell its own story. Connecting all three buildings is a foot-friendly laneway, which runs between them to create, in essence, a new European-inspired block that’s creatively buzzing. As TACT Architecture senior designer Monika Jaroszonek says, “With its location on Peel Street, The Carnaby serves as a visual exclamation point at the end of the laneway.” The vision: cyclists, strollers, dogs, everyone sharing a well-designed space that encourages the existing character of the area, while adding more culture and art, and even studio spaces for the working artist/designer. It’s also a brand new urban block with an emphasis on keeping the area active and alive. Developing this laneway and creating a pocket of new buildings creates a neighbourhood that’s a perfect fit for the community around it. Organic in form, it builds out and expands Queen Street’s linear east-west nature to create a cool new district. Rendering is artist’s impression.
  • 4. THE CARNABY THE BEST OF QUEEN WEST CARNABYLOFTS.COMC8 C9 The best hangout for QW’s literary crew, the written word is alive and well at Type Books, with an extensive selection of Art. It’s where you get those foreign fashion and art magazines the drugstore won’t stock. TYPE BOOKS Rendering is artist’s impression. Rendering is artist’s impression. The Best of Queen West LUXURIOUS AMENITIES ALLOW YOU TO GATHER, ENTERTAIN AND RELAX Flexible lounge spaces and boutique hotel finishes make it easy to entertain on a grand scale or wind down and relax. Work hard, live fast, lounge at your leisure. To meet your needs for solo relaxation outside the home, and to afford the chance of some neighbourly mingling, The Carnaby hosts two communal spaces where chilling and gathering is encouraged: an indoor party and media room and an outdoor terrace. Both located on the second storey, they share the same emphasis on creating spaces with cutting edge elegance that echo The Carnaby’s design sensibilities. The interior party and media room is a space full of textures, crisp detail and The Carnaby’s fabulous lighting fixtures and high end, boutique furnishings. A party and media room when required, a neutral zone to read a book, meet friends, surf the net and entertain guests. Comes with a bar, of course, and behind the scenes there’s a full kitchen equipped with stainless steel appliances and Caesarstone millwork. Rendering is artist’s impression. The terrace continues the style, combining it with a luxury resort-like chill out vibe. By day, a sun lounge complete with bed-size chaises. By night, the place you plan that al-fresco dinner party, take in the night sky, or enjoy pre-night out gathering of friends. The Carnaby also boasts a beautifully designed, state- of-the-art and fully equipped fitness centre to get your heart pumping.
  • 5. THE CARNABY THE BEST OF QUEEN WEST CARNABYLOFTS.COMC10 C11 A port of call for everything you could want. From Pendleton blankets to obscure bits of locally made Canadiana, it translates the idea of general rather well, while evoking the dry goods stores of the past. Most loved thing about it: its emphasis on vintage brands that still exist making the same quality goods. For unexpected treasures and domestic paraphernalia visit The Drake’s thrifty-chic 50/50 store. THE DRAKE GENERAL STORE Rendering is artist’s impression. The Best of Queen West STUNNING VIEWS ON THE HIP SIDE OF TOWN. IT’S WHERE YOU BELONG A colourful, connected community offering a fun-filled lifestyle and work/play destinations. It’s the place you’ve spent your Saturday nights and Sunday brunches and now you want to live there. The Queen West strip is now Toronto’s most compellingly irresistible residential neighbourhood for the young and young-at-heart. Living up to its art and design heritage, this is a street where individualism and style will always be revered, and fun days and nights out will always be a given. A street that adds colour to everyday life. Welcoming and surrounded by beautifully treed and walkable residential streets, it’s a community joined together by its mutual love of the ‘hood and the culture it has created. If you’re into music, art, fashion and modern culture, it’s where you get connected to the scene. It’s also a place where connections are made – literally. Moving around becomes a breeze when you live at The Carnaby. The 24-hour streetcar will take you to points east and west. Heading north to the subway – or the art-centric basement bars of Dundas West, a bus up Ossington will take you there. Work downtown in the Financial District, King West’s booming fashion strip or the animation and high tech studios of Liberty Village? They’re all just a short jaunt away from your home at The Carnaby.
  • 6. THE CARNABY THE BEST OF QUEEN WEST CARNABYLOFTS.COMC12 C13 The best time to eat poutine is likely 2:00 a.m. Chances are you’re going to pass it on the way home, and if not, it’s only a few steps up the street from The Carnaby. Indulge today and tomorrow hit the gym! POUTINI’S HOUSE OF POUTINE The Best of Queen West THE CARNABY FEATURES AND FINISHES BUILDING + 9ft.-high exposed concrete ceilings, except in bathrooms and areas with bulkheads + Exposed concrete columns, as per plan + Energy efficient windows + Engineered hardwood* floors throughout, except in bathrooms as per plan + Square edge baseboards throughout + Walls and trim painted with flat VOC white latex paint + Solid core wood veneer entry door with privacy viewer and contemporary hardware + Frosted glass sliding doors to interior bedrooms, as per plan + Hollow core interior doors and closet doors, as per plan + Single or double sliding glass doors to balcony or terrace, as per plan + White plastic coated wire shelving in all closets, as per plan + Laundry closet with tiled floor and brand name, front-loading Energy Star™ stacked washer and dryer + Individually controlled heating and air conditioning with energy efficient digital thermostats + Telephone outlet in living room, bedrooms and den, as per plan + Cable outlet in living room and bedrooms, as per plan + Capped light box in living/ dining room and den, as per plan + Ceiling light fixture in foyer and walk-in closets, as per plan + “All-off” electrical switch near entry door + Balcony or terrace with one exterior light fixture, electrical outlet SOPHISTICATED KITCHEN + Laminate wood veneer cabinets with high gloss accents* and metal hardware + Under cabinet valance lighting + Porcelain tiled backsplash* + Quartz or granite countertop* + Single, stainless steel undermount sink + Chrome, single lever low-flow faucet + Brand-name appliances, including: integrated refrigerator with bottom- mount freezer; stainless steel slide-in stove with ceran top, integrated hood fan; and dishwasher, as per plan DESIGNER BATHROOMS + Wood veneer cabinets* with metal hardware + Quartz or granite countertop* + Undermount sink + Chrome, single lever low-flow faucet + Vanity-width mirror with integrated back lighting + Porcelain tile* floors + Soaker tub with acrylic apron and/or shower stall with glass wall and acrylic pan, as per plan + Porcelain tile* full-height walls surrounding bathtub and/or shower stall, as per plan + White one-piece toilet + Pot light, as per plan + 8 ft.-high ceilings with exhaust fan vented to the outside SECURITY + Security concierge + Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors as required in each suite *From Vendor’s standard samples The Vendor shall have the right to substitute other products and materials for those listed in this Schedule or provided for in the plans and specifications provided that the substituted products and materials are of a quality equal to, or better than, the products and materials so listed or so provided. 1. The Purchaser acknowledges that only the items listed in this Schedule are included in the Purchase Price and that the model suite furnishings and appliances, décor and upgrades, artist renderings, scale models, improvements, mirrors, built-in cabinetry, window coverings, tracks and wall coverings, and light fixtures are not included in the Purchase Price unless specified in this Schedule. 2. Included in the window system are solid spandrel panels as required to satisfy the requirements of the Ontario Building Code. 3. Dropped ceilings and bulkheads may occur to accommodate heating, ventilation and cooling systems, electrical and mechanical systems or to satisfy the requirements of the Ontario Building Code, which will reduce ceiling height. 4. Exposed structural concrete columns may be round or square and may be concrete or drywall (floor plans show structural columns as round but the Vendor reserves the right to change as required by construction). 5. Any exposed concrete ceilings may have variation in colour and grain, and the texture and smoothness of the finish on concrete surfaces will be to concrete forming industry standards. 6. Natural products (i.e. marble, granite, stone, wood, etc.) are subject to natural variations in shade, appearance, colour and grain from samples displayed. Porcelain tile, ceramic tile and broadloom are subject to pattern, shade and colour variations. 7. If the Unit is at a stage of construction which will enable the Vendor to permit the Purchaser to make colour and material choices from the Vendor’s standard selections, then the Purchaser shall have until the Vendor’s date designated by the Vendor (of which the Purchaser shall be given at least fifteen (15) days prior notice) to properly complete the Vendor’s colour and material selection form. If the Purchaser fails to do so within such time period, the Vendor may irrevocably exercise all of the Purchaser’s rights to colour and material selections hereunder and such selections shall be binding upon the Purchaser. No changes whatsoever shall be permitted in colours or materials so selected by the Vendor, except that the Vendor shall have the right to substitute other materials and items for those provided in this Schedule provided that such materials and items are of equal quality to or better than the materials and items set out herein. 8. The Purchaser acknowledges that there shall be no reduction in the price or credit for any standard feature listed herein which is omitted at the Purchaser’s request. 9. References to model types or model numbers refer to current manufacturer’s models. If these types or models shall change, the Vendor shall provide an equivalent model. 10. Pursuant to this Agreement or this Schedule or pursuant to a supplementary agreement or purchaser order the purchase may have requested the Vendor to construct an additional feature within the Unit which is in the nature of an optional extra (such as, by way of example only, a whirlpool tub, etc.); if, as a result of building construction or site conditions within the Unit of the Building, the Vendor is not able to construct such extra, then the Vendor may, by written notice to the Purchaser, terminate the Vendor’s obligations to construct the extra. In such event, the Vendor shall refund to the Purchaser the monies, if any, paid by the Purchaser to the Vendor in respect of such extra, without interest and in all other respects of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. 11. Floor and specific features will depend on the Vendor’s package as selected. 12. All dimensions, if any, are approximate. 13. All specifications and materials are subject to change without notice. E. & O. E.
  • 7. THE CARNABY THE BEST OF QUEEN WEST CARNABYLOFTS.COMC14 C15 What you see is what you live for - a dynamic city that fuses centuries of architectural styles. From the red brick Victorians that define your local neighbourhood to the CN Tower. A stunning view to enjoy from the comfort of your home, and running right through it, a street that is sovereign in name and nature, Queen Street West. 18TH FLOOR, SOUTH EAST VIEW
  • 8. THE CARNABY THE BEST OF QUEEN WEST CARNABYLOFTS.COMC16 C17 If you’re giddy in love or just need to inhale a posy head to Demarco-Perpiche and buy yourself (or your honey) a bunch. Green thumbs may also want to pick up a verdigris metal urn for their Carnaby balcony. QUEEN WEST RULES!... AND HERE’S WHY Behind the shop fronts of inviting bars, antique shops with their retro finds, art galleries with their hip new artists, Queen West hosts the best in the city. See. Do. Enjoy it all! Toronto’s home of creative self-expression and a magnet for artists of all kinds, a place that’s the best because it’s so unlike any other Toronto street; it’s colourful, electric, and highly- flavored. A street where art isn’t just what hangs on the wall, but is a way of life. Where street style rules, and restos give you mouthwatering fare served up in every exotic dish you can imagine. ART Art galleries explore local and international talent. Start at MOCCA then head west, taking in the shop front galleries along the street. A small diversion up Ossington will take you to TWP, Angell Gallery and more. Heading further west there’s Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, and the local artistry found at Gallery 1313. Had enough? We could go further… Because as you know, when it comes to Art, West is Best. CULTURE Queen West is a hive of creativity and with places like the Japanese Paper Shop and its workshops, the Knit Café and The Workroom’s sewing machine heaven you too can express yourself. Visit the Farmer’s Market in Liberty Village, and lounge in the sun at Trinity Bellwoods Park. Learn, share, do, meet Queen Street style! FARE From late night poutine, to the family brunches at the Gladstone Hotel, sushi at The Drake, oysters at Fishbar, DEMARCO-PERPICHE late night drinks at the Beaver, or a mid-week Pho on Ossington, this end of Queen West is a taste- test of the best with the only outcome being pure and utter delight. STYLE With indie boutiques setting up shop further and further west, here’s where you find everything from the trendy, to the cult, to the most original. Real mod boys will set their sights on Oliver Spencer and Ben Sherman, but others will thumbs-up the local boutiques like Relic and the Future of Frances Watson. For those who like retro the handbags and the vintage gems of Queen Street, your style can be found in the racks of the neighbourhood’s many vintage shops. The Best of Queen West
  • 9. THE CARNABY THE BEST OF QUEEN WEST CARNABYLOFTS.COMC18 C19 STREETCAR DEVELOPMENTS Rethinking. Urban Living. At Streetcar, we consider it important to be street wise, street smart and offer street style. By “Rethinking. Urban Living.” we design boutique condominiums that live in harmony with, and enhance, the existing neighbourhood. With developments spanning the downtown core from the exclusive Beach to hip Queen West, Streetcar has played a key role in transforming many of Toronto’s renaissance neighbourhoods. These include Leslieville with The Carlaw, and the Queen West area, which is home to Streetcar’s exciting 2 Gladstone and 8 Gladstone developments – and now The Carnaby. In all these developments we are proud to be working with Dundee Realty Corporation, one of Canada’s leading private real estate companies. This melding of the minds has helped us define our buyers – savvy, selective individuals who appreciate quality finishes, modern designs and a connection to the surrounding neighbourhood. The very qualities that will characterize The Carnaby. As in all our buildings, our vision for this new development is to create a condominium that embodies the spirit of its surroundings and establishes itself as an exciting destination on Queen Street West. To speak to the diversity of artistic types of all ages for whom Queen Street West is a place to live, work and play, we brought back a design team known for its ability to create developments that will be both forward-thinking and fit within their location. The Carnaby’s high-impact exterior is by Tact Architecture Inc.: a talented collective of architecture and development consulting practices. For outstanding interiors we selected Seven Haus Design, Toronto’s edgiest group of interior designers. Everyone on our team is committed to approaching urban design in fresh and exciting ways. We share a vision of forward-thinking community development and a passion for offering exceptionally high quality residential and retail experiences. In Rethinking. Urban Living. we create buildings the residents and the community can be proud of.
  • 10. THE CARNABY THE BEST OF QUEEN WEST CARNABYLOFTS.COMC20 C21 SHOPS + SERVICES RESTAURANTS + BARS GALLERIES 01. 69 Vintage 02. Chasse Gardée 03. The Drake General Store 04. JacFlash 05. Jonathon & Olivia 06. Knit Café 07. Parlour Salon 8. Poppies 9. Shop Girls Gallery Boutique 10. Inabstracto 01. Addis Ababa 02. The Beaconsfield 03. Beaver Café 04. Brooklynn Bar 05. Cadillac Lounge 06. Delux Restaurant 07. The Drake Hotel 08. Gladstone Hotel 09. Levack Block 10. Nyood 11. The Ossington 12. Parkdale Drink 13. Poutini’s House of Poutine 14. Rhino Bar & Grill 15. Starbucks 16. Stones Place 17. Sweaty Betty’s 18. Union 19. Wrong Bar 20. Pizzeria Libretto 1. Angell Gallery 2. David Kaye Gallery 3. Gallery 1313 4. Lennox Contemporary 5. Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) 6. Stephen Bulger Gallery 7. Ten Eighty Gallery QUEEN ST. W QUEEN ST. W Argyle St Humbert St Bruce St Alma Ave Florence St Earnbridge St Noble St Milky Way Melbourne Ave Peel Ave Waterloo Ave OSSINGTONAVE DUFFERINST NorthcoteAve GladstoneAve BeaconsfieldAve LisgarSt LisgarSt AbellSt White Squirrel Way DovercourtRd FenningsSt BrookfieldSt BrockAve CowanAve LaidlawSt Joe Shuster Way Sudbury St MachellsAve KING ST. W EEEE N 4 1 2 3 9 6 7 10 8 20 QU 14 6 QUQUQUQUQUQUQUQUUQUQUUEEEEEEE 333 QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ 33333333337111111110000000 72 1143 Aveee 8 5 66 99 18 e S NA TOTOTOTON GGGGGGGGGGTTTTT 11 17 1588888815 10 STTT. WWWWWWWWT. WWWWWWWWWWW 111111110 13 QQ5 12 9 19 11114444114141414411111 5 16 Rddd 55 2 3 2222222 7 St 6 5 AV 4 77 1 VVVVEEEEEEEVEE 777777777 1 44444 1 00002000000 OOOOOO 2020200 SSOSOSOSOSOSSSSSSS 8 BBrBruce BBrBrBrucBBBBBB NGNGNGNGNGNGNGNGNSISISISISISISISISINNNNNNNNNNSSSSSISISISISISISI 11 5 THE QUEEN WEST SCENEThe domain of all those who worship hip urban Queen Street West offers venues for everything and everybody. Need convincing? Take a walk any day of the week and inhale the vibe of the street. The heritage buildings that define this legendary strip are being restored, their façades returned to their original glory, window displays gleam with everything from indie fashion to retro-collectibles and handcrafted artifacts. Bars beckon, clubs and cafés lure, fresh greens are found and other gourmet delights, too! Destined to stay the way it is, but paradoxically become even better, Queen Street West is forever destined to be The Best. Don’t miss a minute.
  • 11. THE CARNABY THE BEST OF QUEEN WEST CARNABYLOFTS.COMC22 C23 CARNABY STREET EPITOMIZED THE LONDON OF THE MID-’60s. MODS IN THEIR ITALIAN-STYLE SUITS. DOLLY BIRDS IN THEIR MINIS. ALL OF THEM FLOCKING TO CARNABY STREET’S BOUTIQUES, COFFEE BARS AND CLUBS.