Looking for Toronto condos in a new and highly acclaimed high-rise with hundreds of suite options, unbeatable views of the city and a great downtown location, then look no further than Aura at College Park.
Located at the corner of Yonge Street and Gerrard, Aura stands at a striking 78-storeys of sleek glass and steel atop a three-storey granite and glass podium, featuring various retail outlets. The soaring tower offers almost 1000 Bay St. Corridor condos for sale and for rent, ranging from one-bedroom to three-bedrooms suites, as well as some very impressive four-bedroom plus den Penthouse suites.
You should expect floor-to-ceiling windows with lots of natural light, hardwood flooring, open concept kitchen and dining room, and spectacular views of the city. The building’s amenities include the 40,000 sq. ft. 'Hard Candy' fitness-facility with a glass terrace surrounding, plus a rooftop lounge on the fifth-floor. With Yonge Street right outside your door, you’re steps from the Eaton Centre, University Avenue’s Discovery District, Church Street, and the bustle of Toronto’s Financial District.
Most Notable Features
Canada’s tallest condo building: As the final phase of the Residences of College Park project, Aura was designed to be the most impressive. The high-rise is recognized as Canada’s tallest residential building, capturing incomparable breath-taking views of the entire city. If the thought of a nationally acclaimed structure excites you, Aura at College Park is at the top of the list.
Eco-friendly innovations: Conscious of the building's environmental impact, the developers of Aura at College Park designed several eco-friendly innovations to help, such as direct underground access to TTC so residents can leave their cars at home. In home heating controls, low-energy window glazing, green roof vegetation, and active recycling and waste reduction facilities, are but a few other ways the building helps residents live green.
Retail-run podium: Aura’s three storey podium is home to a variety of retail outlets including Bed Bath & Beyond, Marshalls, and Reds Midtown Tavern, a chic wine bar and gastro pub. Enjoy a preview of your Yonge Street neighbourhood-at-large, all within the comfort and ease of your own home.
At 386 Yonge Street you’ll find all that Toronto has to offer right outside your door. A few blocks north on Bloor Street you’ll find fashionable boutique shopping, on Yonge Street you’ll discover fun nightlife adventures, the Eaton Centre is close by, as is Queen Street shopping and entertainment, the Financial District, and University Avenue’s Discovery District. A few local restaurants to check out are Elephant & Castle right across Gerrard Street, Adega on Elm Street, and Hard Rock Café on Yonge Street.
For groceries and other household needs you are connected to College Park Mall where you will find a 24-hour Metro, not to mention the Loblaws and Bulk Barn found along College Street off of Yonge. For a breath of fresh air, Aura at College Park is only a short walk from Queen’s Park, a lovely space to bicycle, roller-blade, exercise outdoors, or sit under a tree and read. You will also find Ryerson Community Park just down Gerrard Street.
The Bay St. Corridor area has a 99 Walk Score, with bike lanes along College and Wellesley Streets. There are TTC options on Bay Street, College Street, and access to the Yonge-University subway line is just a short walk. If you drive, you can zip onto the Gardiner Expressway via York Street, and the Don Valley Parkway is via Danforth Avenue.
What Residents Are Saying
“The biggest plus is location -- several stores are in the building and in College Park, easy access to subway, very nice gym (Hard Candy), a number of nice restaurants nearby.”
“…with all the shops in your building and direct underground access to the subway which in my mind is a huge plus. The location speaks for itself, you literally have everything you could possible need within walking distance.”