An authentic loft conversion in Toronto’s Riverdale neighbourhood, Tannery Lofts is one of the last opportunities to purchase affordable real estate in this up-and-coming area. An ideal location due to its proximity to both downtown and uptown routes, Riverdale offers a wide variety of local amenities including restaurants, cafes and boutiques. Just north of 736 Dundas Street East, you will find Riverdale Park which is home to the widely renowned Riverdale Farmers’ Market.
Originally constructed in 1905, this structure has served as a soap factory, a cigar manufacturing company and a tannery. When it was turned into a residence by Urban Corp, in 2008, many of the historic features were keep intact which gives the building a unique sense of character.
There are 45 units in total and they vary between studios, 1 bedroom suites, 2 bedroom suites and penthouses. Above the original 4 storey structure of the tannery, Urban Corp added 3 storeys. The extension blends effortlessly into the historic brick façade.
Some of the lofts are single level and others are 2 storeys. The penthouse units have wraparound terraces. All the units boast 13” ceilings, exposed brick walls, wood posts and beams, warehouse-style windows and open concept floorplans.
Close to Cabbagetown and The Distillery District, Tannery Lofts is a stunning residence at a highly enviable address. There’s so much to see and explore in this area of Toronto that only promises to become more interesting throughout the years.