Workers re-install the brick from the original facade at the historic Loblaw Groceterias building (at Lake Shore Boulevard West and Bathurst Street in Toronto) that is being transformed into the West Block mixed-use development by Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, Wittington Properties Ltd. and Concord Adex.
The project, being constructed by EllisDon Corp., will house a Loblaws Great food store and retail space, offices and two residential towers that will be 37-storeys and 41-storeys with a total of 876 units and three levels of underground parking. The project is scheduled to be completed in early 2020. The architect for the project is architectsAlliance and ERA Architects is the heritage architect. Historic Restoration Inc. is dismantling, cleaning and reconstructing the original stone and brick. Consultants are Read Jones Christoffersen (structural) and MCW Consultants Ltd. (geotechnical). Subcontractors include Premform Ltd., Nortown Electrical Contractors Associates, Lisi Mechanical and Cooltech Air Systems Ltd.