The nearby strip of Bloor Street has seen a recent surge of exciting shops, restaurants, and more, indicating the area is becoming more densely packed, with high-end grocery stores and other services popping up all the time. One of the best features of St. James Town is it's close proximity to some of Toronto's most exciting neighbourhoods. Residents will have just a short walk west to Yorkville, for upscale dining, avant-garde art galleries, and high-end shopping Just as close, residents can head south, to Cabbagetown and Church and Wellesley. A place of historical significance, Church and Wellesley. Other nearby attractions like Massey Hall, and countless shops, restaurants and many more make Church and Wellesley an exciting, energetic place to live. Spend the afternoon getting inspired at the Art Gallery of Ontario, just a short walk away, or take in a movie at the charming Carlton Cinema. Concerts and all kinds of city events being hosted in the glitzy Yonge & Dundas Square, and overflowing into the rest of the city. Festivals, parades, and cultural events make this neighbourhood a vibrant urban centre.
All three of these neighbourhoods are just a short walk away, allowing residents the ease and convenience of all, but a home just off the beaten-path. Parents will be happy with a number of great schools within a short walk, including Rose Avenue Junior Public School, Toronto Private High School, Blyth Academy Yorkville, and the Abelard School. One of the most interesting things about 250 King Street East is the way the building will incorporate the neighbourhood into its design. A number of heritage houses stand on the land, and will be incorporated into the building complex, making for gorgeous residential semi-detached units, while also celebrating the charming architecture of the area.
2. Transit Options
Allure Condos is located at a highly convenient crossroads in Toronto. You can hop onto the subway in five minutes from your front door to just about anywhere in the city. Sherbourne Station is part of the TTC Subway Line 2, which travels East/West across the city, but also connects very easily to Line 1. From there, the entire GTA is at your fingertips! Take the TTC Subway Line 1 or Line 2 to Union Station, or up north, east or west to all the distant corners of the city. Residents will also find car travel throughout the city is unusually convenient. While much of Toronto is known for its congested traffic, residents will have a simple access to the Don Valley Parkway, only a minute or two drive from 250 King Street East. The DVP provides a beautiful and relatively direct line in and out of the city.
3. One Of The Best Developer
Emblem Developmentsis a relatively new developer on the scene, having been founded in March 2019. They pride themselves on designing homes and living spaces that they themselves would live in. Currently their two major projects, Artform Condos, and 86 Dundas St. E are both part of the larger Dundas Connects Initiative. The most important thing to Emblem is putting community first. A big focus for this burgeoning developer is that growth must be done sustainably. Innovation and responsibility are the defining strategies Emblem looks to employ as they work together with Mississauga and the Dundas Corridor to improve the lives of the residents of Cooksville. Emblem is a new wing of the respected firm First Avenue, which is an investment management company founded in 2009, it’s CEO Kash Pashootan has appeared in the Canadian Business, National Post, and The Globe & Mail, and was named a Top 50 Portfolio Manager by Wealth Professional.
Though new, Emblem Developmentsis stepping up to the challenge of working to rejuvenate the Dundas Corridor, and is looking forward to the opportunity to break new ground in sustainability, and the quality of life of the residents of Cooksville.