The Residences at the Ritz-Carlton (Toronto)

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The Residences at the Ritz-Carlton
Ritz Carlton Toronto far.jpg
South facade of the tower
General information
Type Hotel
Residential condominiums
Architectural style Postmodernism
Location 181 Wellington Street West
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Coordinates 43°38′42″N 79°23′13″W / 43.645°N 79.387°W / 43.645; -79.387Coordinates: 43°38′42″N 79°23′13″W / 43.645°N 79.387°W / 43.645; -79.387
Completed 2007 - 2011
Cost $300 million
Height
Roof 209.8 m (688 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 53
6 below ground
Floor area 65,030 m2 (700,000 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators 19
Design and construction
Architect Kohn Pederson Fox
Page & Steele Architects
Developer Graywood Developments
The Cadillac-Fairview Corporation Ltd
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
Main contractor EllisDon Construction Services Inc.
Other information
Number of units 151 units
267 suites
References
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The Residences at the Ritz-Carlton is a luxury condominium building and residential skyscraper in Toronto, Canada. At 209.8 m (688 ft), it is Toronto's ninth tallest building. The skyscraper is located at 181 Wellington Street West, on the western edge of the downtown core and bordering Toronto's entertainment district. The hotel opened on 16 February 2011.

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The 53-story tower is approximately 210 m (690 ft) with a total floor area of 65,030 m2 (700,000 sq ft). The exterior consists of an outwardly sloped Neomodern glass facade, giving it a distinctive profile on Toronto's skyline. The interior includes 263 hotel rooms as well as 159 Ritz-Carlton managed condominiums. The hotel occupies the lower 20 floors; floors 21 and 22 are used for condominium amenities and some residences, while floors 23-52 hold the remaining condominium residences. The penthouse suite occupies the entire 52nd floor, while the 53rd floor houses building mechanical equipment. The skyscraper includes a 2,100 m2 (23,000 sq ft) spa.

The Ritz-Carlton under construction in June 2009. 

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