Artscape Lofts at Waterworks are collection of housing units for artists and their families within an innovative mixed-use development that revitalizes an historic building in downtown Toronto. With a projected opening of 2020, the development will include 299 housing units in total, plus a new YMCA, a public food hall, a space for community organization Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth, and more.
Opened: 2020 (projected)
Pre-occupancy (development) cost: –
Former site: Toronto Waterworks
Affordability model: Affordable housing (for more information visit visit www.toronto.ca/affordablehousing)
Building Ownership Detail: Private Ownership
Area (square feet): Units range in size from 477 to 686 ft2
Spaces included: 15 one-bedroom affordable homeownership units for artists
Building accessibility: TBA
Developer: Build Toronto, City of Toronto, MOD Developments, Woodcliffe Landmark Properties
Design: Diamond Schmitt Architects, Cecconi Simone
St. Andrew’s Playground will also be expanded 25 per cent as part of the redevelopment plans.