A little over two years after Great Gulf and Hullmark celebrated the start of construction on their "home: Power and Adelaide" project with a ground breaking ceremony, construction is in full swing for the 21-storey Core Architects-designed building in Toronto's Corktown neighbourhood. In the time since the project broke ground, crews have undertaken shoring, excavation, and forming of a 3.5-level underground garage before above-grade forming commenced earlier this year.
It's been almost three months since we last checked in on construction, as crews were forming the mezzanine level and second floor of the building's five-storey (plus mezzanine) podium. In the months since, forming has advanced as far as the fourth floor, with work furthest along at the east end of the site. Once the fourth floor is formed, there is just one more podium level left to build before the massing steps back for the reduced floorplate of the tower floors that will follow.
Work remains a bit further behind at the site's southwest corner, pictured below, where sections of the third floor are still taking shape above the Parliament and Adelaide intersection.
The tower is set to reach a height of 78 metres, joining an emerging skyline bridging the boundaries of the King East, Corktown, and Moss Park communities.
Once complete, the building will provide 507 condominium units atop a base containing approximately 60,000 ft² of retail space. The public realm surrounding and interacting with the tower base will feature a design by landscape architects Ferris + Associates meant to enhance pedestrian conditions.
Additional information and images can be found in our Database file for the project, linked below. Want to get involved in the discussion? Check out the associated Forum thread, or leave a comment below.
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|Related Companies:||Core Architects, Ferris + Associates Inc., Great Gulf, McIntosh Perry, TUCKER HIRISE Construction|