TORONTO — Madison Group has announced groundbreaking for a 14-storey residence at Castlefield and Duplex Avenues in Toronto that will preserve the original marquee and facade of the Capitol Theatre.
Madison is partners on the project with Westdale Properties. Designers are Hariri Pontarini Architects and Turner Fleischer Architects and interiors are by Studio Munge.
The Capitol Residences will feature 147 suites ranging from 535 to 2,165 square feet and pricing starting in the $900,000s. The project will feature tributes to the site’s history as a theatre, stated a release.
The original Capital Theatre facade was designed by John MacNee Jeffrey. The art deco structure debuted in 1914 and closed in 1998, subsequently becoming an event venue.
The groundbreaking ceremony on July 14 was hosted by Josh Zagdanski, vice-president of highrise at Madison Group.
The new design team selected sand-cast brick and light-coloured smooth stone finish for the main body of the building. The residences will feature private terraces and large balconies with city views.
Amenities include all-day concierge service, automated parcel storage, gym, golf simulator, social club with lounge and dining facilities, outdoor lounge and dining area, greenhouse, children’s play area, pet spa and residential guest suite.