Tridel's 300 Front Street West is starting to make its mark on the city. Located at the apex of two of Toronto's most important and evolving streets — Front and John — the project is quickly reshaping this vital intersection. Set to rise to 49 and 13 storeys, the buildings do not just add a significant number of condo units and new residents to the area, but a unique public space in an evermore dense and imposing downtown core.

300 Front Street West Under Construction300 Front Street West under construction, image by Caltrane74

There are a couple very unique things about 300 worth noting. First the Claude Cormier Landscape Architect-designed park sitting immediately at the southeast corner of the property will bring some much-needed public space to the area. As well, the inclusion of the 13-storey building on the north side is an unusual and beneficial one for this section of downtown where most new projects rise quite a bit higher. If the proposal for Oxford Place immediately across the street goes through, the taller of the two towers at 300 will likely be dwarfed by what would become amongst the new tallest buildings in the city, let alone the area.

300 Front Street West has seen a lot of progress lately with the cladding rising higher on the main tower while the smaller building has topped out at its final height.

300 Front Street West under construction300 Front Street West sits in the skyline, image by Jack Landau

Recently we have seen the addition of some new balcony glass.

300 Front street West under construction300 Front Street west under construction, image by atlantis

300 Front street west under construction300 Front street West under construction, image by atlantis

300 Front street west under construction300 Front Street west under construction, image by atlantis

300 Front Street west under construction300 Front Street West under construction, image by atlantis

This Wallman Architects-designed building is scheduled for completion later in 2013. Below is a rendering of the completed project.

300 Front Street West300 Front Street West rendering, image courtesy of Tridel

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