Ritz-Carlton Toronto

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The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
Ritz Carlton Toronto base.jpg
The front entrance on Wellington Street
General information
TypeHotel and residential
Address181 Wellington Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 3G7
Coordinates43°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
Construction started2007
Completed2011
Cost$300 million
OwnerOntario Teachers' Pension Plan[1]
ManagementThe Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
Height
Roof209.8 m (688 ft)
Technical details
Floor count53 (plus 6 below ground)
Floor area65,030 m2 (700,000 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators19
Design and construction
Architect(s)Kohn Pedersen Fox
Page and Steele
DeveloperGraywood Developments
Cadillac Fairview
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
Main contractorEllisDon Construction Services Inc.
Other information
Number of units151 units
267 suites
References
[2][3][4]

The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is a luxury hotel and residential condominium building in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. At 209.8 metres (688 ft), it is one of the tallest buildings in Toronto. It 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 February 16, 2011.

Architecture[edit]

The 53-storey tower is approximately 210 metres (690 ft) with a total floor area of 65,030 square metres (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 to 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-square-metre (23,000 sq ft) spa.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major Investments". Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Emporis building ID 232954". Emporis. Archived from the original on March 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "Ritz-Carlton Toronto". SkyscraperPage.
  4. ^ Ritz-Carlton, Toronto at the CTBUH Skyscrapercenter

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