A chic low-rise building featuring Toronto condos that are perfect for an active live and work downtown experience, Icon I is a spot worth checking out.
Located at the corner of Blue Jays Way and Wellington Street, Icon I is part of a joint residence project with its neighbour Icon II. The building stands at 12-storeys with a soft brick, steel and glass exterior, covered balconies and ground-floor commercial space including JC Foodlane grocery store. There are over 240 King West condos for sale and for rent at Icon I, bright and spacious suites ranging from one-bedroom to two-bedrooms plus den. You should expect large windows, hardwood floors, concrete and glass balconies, and an energetic list of amenities. Nearby to the Rogers Centre stadium, the CN Tower, and the InterContinental Toronto Centre, as well as all the shops, restaurants, bars and clubs of King West, Icon I creates a real downtown living experience.
Most Notable Features
Life of the city: Living at Icon I you are in a perfect spot to seize the day in Toronto’s Entertainment District. Right around the corner you will find The Second City Toronto, known for comedy showcases and acting classes. Not to mention TIFF Bell Lightbox, Princess of Wales Theatre, and Toronto Dance Salsa Inc., perfect for beginners.
Community feel: With only twelve floors, Icon I is a smaller more community aware building. Known for attracting young working professionals, the building also maintains a helpful building website and a community Facebook page.
Rooftop sundeck: Although a smaller building compared to other downtown Toronto condos, Icon I boasts a very comparable list of amenities. Residents enjoy an active fitness facility and recreation area, an indoor pool and sauna, and most notably a rooftop sundeck with communal BBQ stations where you can hang out with friends and get to know your neighbours.
Living at 270 Wellington you will always have something to do on any given night. The building is just a short walk from the Rogers Centre, where you can enjoy watching your favourite baseball player hit a home run, or you could explore the deep-sea thrills of Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. Not to mention boutique shopping and restaurants along King West’s Fashion and Entertainment Districts, Queen Street music and shows, and outdoor activities along Toronto’s waterfront. Some local restaurants to check out include Sense Bakery, Bar and Restaurant on Wellington, Hey Lucy on King, and La Fenice for fresh catch of the day Italian cuisine.
For local grocery stores you can find JC Foodlane on the building’s ground floor, Metro Centre Marketplace on Wellington, and Fresh and Wild Food Market on Spadina.
For a breath of outdoor space, Icon I is very close to Clarence Square Dog Park on Spadina and the David Pecaut Square on Wellington.
The King West neighbourhood has a 90+ Walk Score, with nearby bicycle-friendly streets like Adelaide and Wellington. If you want to zip around the city, the King streetcar can connect you with north-south lines like Bathurst and Spadina, the Yonge-University subway and Union Station. For car-owners, King West is a drive-easy area with access to the Gardiner Expressway via Spadina Avenue onramp and the 401 via Bathurst and Allen Road.