Standing on the corner of Bloor Street and Avenue Road, you can see Renaissance Plaza rising above the stonework bell tower of the Church of the Redeemer. The 15-storey building looks like a mountain of concrete and glass with a column of windows down the middle that displays the elevators on each floor.
Accessed via Cumberland Street off Avenue Road, this property was completed in 1983 and since then it has been offering 127 quality Toronto condos for sale and for rent. Ranging from one-bedroom to two-bedrooms plus den, the suites are perched above ten floors of commercial space with efficient elevator service. The interiors are spacious and bright with an old-fashioned feel featuring generous entranceways, full separate kitchens with modern appliances, large living and dining areas, and upgraded baths. The property combines a simple elegance with urban convenience, delivering a rich opportunity to create a beautiful downtown home.
With striking views of the city and topnotch amenities designed for active, energized lives, Renaissance Plaza is truly a Yorkville condo, complete with all the fine dining restaurants, bars and clubs, boutique shopping, and intriguing art galleries just a short walk away.
Most Notable Features
Expansive suites: When it comes to suite sizes and layouts, Renaissance Plaza really stands out among downtown Toronto condos. Ranging from around 1,000 to 4,100 square-feet, you will enjoy an endless feeling of space. Residents on the top two floors will also get the cozy addition of a living room fireplace.
Best of Bloor and Yorkville: Kitty-corner from Renaissance Plaza, residents will find The Royal Ontario Museum on Bloor Street, plus a whole line up of designer boutiques, fine-dining Yorkville restaurants, world-class art galleries, and bars fit for celebs. It’s one of Toronto’s most fashionable neighbourhoods, and you live at the centre.
Excellent amenities: Although it’s an older building, Renaissance Plaza still stacks up well against new, flashier Toronto condos when it comes to building amenities. Residents here can experience a full range of active and relaxing extras from a swimming pool and racquetball court to sauna and a party room.
With a spacious home at 175 Cumberland Street, you will live right in the center of Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood, an exciting mosaic of high-end shops and restaurants, celebrity hangouts, and just steps from the main hub of Toronto’s subway system. You will enjoy a smooth blend of business, fashion, artistry, and entertainment, from Yonge Street nightlife and cultural events to Bloor Street restaurants and cafes, Yorkville boutique fashion outlets, and Bay Street business bustle. Discover the Royal Ontario Museum, the Toronto Reference Library, the Eaton Centre, plus a variety of cinemas, theatres, and art galleries. A few local eateries to check out include Sassafraz for a French-Canadian inspired menu, The Oxley Public House for a traditional British style pub, and The Pilot for a cocktail on a rooftop patio.
There are many grocery stores in the area from Longo’s on Bloor Street in Hudson’s Bay Centre, Valu-Mart at Bloor and Bay Street, and Whole Foods on Avenue Road.
Looking for a spot of greenery, you can visit the nature trails of Rosedale Valley and Queens Park, a popular tree-filled spot perfect for jogging, roller-blading, outdoor workouts, or simply sitting in the shade with a book.
The Yorkville area is great for walking, with nearby bicycle-friendly lanes on Wellesley, College, and Sherbourne Streets, plus easy access to the Yonge Street subway line. For car-owners, the area is easily navigable with access to the Gardiner Expressway via Yonge Street and the Lower Jarvis onramp and the Don Valley Parkway via Danforth Avenue.
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