A new application submitted to the City of Toronto at the end of 2019 seeks rezoning and subdivision approval for the next phases of Pinnacle International's Pinnacle Etobicoke development. The nine-tower, Turner Fleischer Architects-designed master-planned community is already underway with construction of the first phase, the 25-storey “Cypress at Pinnacle Etobicoke” at the east end of the community, while the current planning submission covers the remaining eight residential towers and street-fronting public space proposed to fill out the remainder of the site. Some commercial space is also proposed within the development.

Looking south over Pinnacle Etobicoke, image via submission to City of Toronto

The proposal—subdivided into phases two through six—calls for towers of 43, 41, 39, 36, 33, 31, 27, and 25 storeys, in addition to the 25-storey tower already under construction. The building heights—ranging from 91.5 metres to 137.85 metres—are a reduction from the previously-proposed floor counts of 56, 55, 52, 49, 48, 46, 39, and 35 storeys. 

Not including the footprint of the existing tower already under construction, the eight new towers and park would occupy a site area of 43,862 m² and would be built out with a total gross floor area of 233,491 m², or 2,513,276 ft², of residential space, accounting for 93.2% of the complex. Also included is 10,928 m² of office space, and 4,909 m² of retail space.

Pinnacle Etobicoke, image via submission to City of Toronto

The 274 units already under construction in the first tower would be joined by an additional 2,795 condominium units across the eight towers, a significant reduction from a previously-proposed total of over 4,000 units, and slightly reduced from a more recent re-submission calling for 2,864 units. This updated unit count is proposed in a mix of 1,662 one-bedrooms, 829 two-bedrooms, and 304 three-bedroom units. 

The under-construction first phase includes a significant public park measuring 2469 m² along the site’s Dundas Street frontage. The second phase to the immediate west includes a 1,579 m² extension of the park to a size of 4,048 m². A second park would be built within the fifth phase, just west of the phase 1 and 2 park, across from a public road that will bisect the site. Measuring 2,332 m², this would bring the site’s park component up to a generous 6,380 m², far over the 10% of the land that the City requires from developments such as this.

Parks planned for Pinnacle Etobicoke, image via submission to City of Toronto

A phasing plan indicates how work will move from east to west across the site. The first phase being built at the east end of the site will be followed by the 43 and 39-storey towers of phase 2, the 41 and 31-storey towers of phase 3, the 36 and 33-storey towers of phase 4, the western of the two parks as phase 5, and 25 and 27-storey towers for phase 6.

Pinnacle Etobicoke, image via submission to City of Toronto

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Related Companies:  NAK Design Strategies, Turner Fleischer Architects