Completed in 2003, The Merchandise Lofts (Phase V) is a 5-storey extension to the very popular and highly desirable condo residence at 155 Dalhousie Street. Originally the Sears department store warehouse, the Merchandise Lofts building has a long Toronto history. The new extension, which features 46 boutique Toronto lofts for sale and for rent, shares the same finishes that The Merchandise Lofts are known for including 12-foot exposed concrete ceilings, beach strip hardwood flooring, huge industrial style windows, plus topnotch building amenities that will make you love staying home. Located on a secluded street within Toronto’s Church Street Corridor, a colourful city experience surrounds you from Church Street restaurants and clubs, Yonge-Dundas Square nightlife, the Eaton Centre, Ryerson University, and hop on TTC access to both Yorkville shopping and Queen Street’s exciting music scene.
Most Notable Features
Steps to city life: While The Merchandise Lofts enjoy a ‘hidden-gem’ vibe, the building is still centrally located within the exciting Church Village area. With Ryerson campus surrounding you, Yonge Street nightlife, Church Street dancing and dining, and Queen Street music venues, everything is just a short walk from your door.
Amazing amenities: The Merchandise Lofts have everything you need so you’ll never have to leave. With a Metro Supermarket on the ground floor, an indoor basketball court, a full fitness centre, a meeting room, games room, sauna and spa, plus a rooftop that features a swimming pool, party room, BBQ area and dog walk area, what more could you plausibly ask for.
Safe, secure, friendly: The Merchandise Lofts have garnered a reputation for excellent building management and friendly staff that will make you feel safe and secure at home. It’s a pet-friendly building, where you can get to know your neighbours and enjoy a fun sense of community.
Living at 135 Dalhousie Street you are immersed in one of Toronto’s most vibrant neighbourhoods. Home to the annual LGBTQ Pride Parade, Church Street is a fun and friendly place, just a short walk or TTC hop from Yonge-Dundas Square, Massey Hall, Ed Mirvish Theatre, plus all the tech and fashion outlet shopping of the Eaton Centre. Not to mention the nightlife of Yonge Street and Queen Street’s many live music venues, cafés, bars and boutique shops. A few local gems to check out include Bumpkin’s Restaurant & Lounge on Gloucester Street for steak and seafood with great atmosphere and service, Lou Dawg’s on Gerrard Street for a famous Ryerson pub, and Chipotle Mexican Grill for design-your-own burritos, tacos and bowls.
For local grocery stores you have Metro 24-hours on Gould Street, located inside The Merchandise building, plus you’ll find Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens on Carlton Street.
Your local green spaces include Allan Gardens and Ryerson Community Park, both of which are only a pleasant neighbourhood walk away.
The Church Street Corridor has a 98 Walk Score, with nearby bicycle-friendly streets like College and Richmond. If you want to zip around the city, the Queen Street streetcar can connect you easily to east and west destinations, plus the Yonge-University subway line is within walking distance. For car-owners, the area is easily navigable with access to the Gardiner Expressway via Jarvis Street and the Don Valley Parkway via Davies Street off of Queen Street East.
What Residents Are Saying
“As far as hard loft buildings go, this is certainly one of the biggest in the city and it has some great units.”
“This building is definitely a true loft unlike so many new buildings that try to say they are. The location is perfect as you can walk to anywhere you need to be and are right on the Ryerson Campus.”