Located at the corner of King Street East and Princess Street, East Lofts stands at just 10-storeys of concrete, brick and vertical glass with a Carrera marble finish in the lobby. Inside, you will find 127 boutique Toronto lofts ranging in size from bachelor apartments to two-bedrooms plus den, with a few two-storey loft layouts. Most suites feature nine to ten-foot ceilings, exposed concrete wall designs, floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood flooring and many have balconies or terrace. The building amenities, such as yoga studio and party room, cater to a professional and energetic life style, ideal for students and working creative types. Nestled in the northeast end of the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood, you’re still very close to the popular historic south, while just a short trip to Yonge Street and the Financial District.
Most Notable Features
Art and design appeal: East Lofts is ideally located for those that enjoy an art and design appeal. Just down the street from George Brown College, there are also a myriad of theatres, design studios, and production companies surrounding you. For students and working artists looking to get in on a growing design scene, East Lofts is a great place to be.
Local watering hole: Across the street from 275 King Street East, you will find Betty’s, a laid back and charming pub that attracts a lot of George Brown College students and east-end locals. With a long list of craft beers, pub-grub and a funky lounge atmosphere, this place is a Toronto gem that could easily become your local go-to with friends and neighbours.
Step on TTC access: Living right on King Street you will have instant access to an east-west TTC streetcar route. Whether for work or play, you can step on for a quick trip over to Yonge Street, the Eaton Centre, Bay Street and Union Station, or head further east into the lovely Leslieville.
With a modern home in the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood, you’ll find everything you need just outside your door. Enjoy the boutique shops of the Distillery District, and the fresh farmer’s produce at the St. Lawrence Market, while also living only minutes from Toronto’s bustling downtown core. Some local hot spots to check out include Mangia & Bevi for a laid back serving of Neapolitan-style Italian cuisine, Betty’s classic pub-grub on King Street East, and for coffee lovers stop by The Black Canary on Sherbourne Street for a mom & pop café with fresh baked goods.
For groceries and other household items you can find King Groceries on King Street or Metro on Front Street. And car owners take note: just up the street, at Jarvis and Richmond, you’ll find a Petro Canada gas station.
For a stroll in the park you have several options, among them St James Park, Moss Park, and the grounds of the Metropolitan United Church.
Navigate the city anyway you want, walk comfortably, hop on the TTC at King and Queen Streets streetcar, bicycle along Richmond or Adelaide, or if you drive you can access the Gardiner Expressway within minutes via Yonge Street.