The recent announcement that First Gulf Corporation is redeveloping the iconic Unilever factory at the mouth of the Don River got us thinking about their project that's currently underway at 333 King Street East. The iconic Toronto Sun building is being transformed, with new tenants Dollarama, No Frills, LCBO, George Brown College, CIBC, National Bank, Michael's Arts, and Coca-Cola taking up shop. Part of the redevelopment includes a three-storey addition that will house Coca-Cola's new office space, and UrbanToronto stopped by to snap some quick photos of the current construction progress.
The photos show the northeast corner of Front and Princess Street which, as you can see below has been temporarily closed for construction. Upon completion, these steel girders will raise the three-storey section to the same level of the six-storey section at the corner of King Street East and Ontario Street.
These images give you an idea of just how large this addition will be — adding approximately 100,000 square feet of office space.
The redevelopment will better serve the growing St. Lawrence and King East communities, providing a variety of goods and services. The rendering below shows what the project will look like upon completion — the complementary Coca-Cola red and existing brick seem like a match made it heaven — Let us know what you think by leaving a comment below.
|Related Companies:||Colliers International, Diamond Schmitt Architects, First Gulf, Ketchum, Pellow + Associates Architects, Terraplan/Studio TLA, Urban Strategies Inc., WZMH Architects|