Yorkville

Condo of the Week: $18.9 million for the entire top floor of the Hazelton Hotel Condo of the Week: $18.9 million for the entire top floor of the Hazelton Hotel

Address: 118 Yorkville Avenue, Penthouse 901 Neighbourhood: Yorkville Agent: Susan Glenn, Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage Price: $18,900,000 The Place: The entire top floor of the Hazelton Hotel.

Sale of the Week: the $1.3-million Yorkville condo that proves newer isn’t... Sale of the Week: the $1.3-million Yorkville condo that proves newer isn’t necessarily better

Address: 175 Cumberland Street, Unit 1101 Neighbourhood: Yorkville Agent: Elizabeth Prada-Cowan, Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Brokerage The Property: A renovated condo in the Renaissance Plaza building. At 1,755 square feet, it’s large enough to accommodate both downsizing empty nesters and couples looking to upgrade from a single bedroom.

The Chase empire expands to Yorkville with Kasa Moto The Chase empire expands to Yorkville with Kasa Moto

As if opening four restaurants (The Chase, The Chase Fish & Oyster, Colette Grand Café and Little Fin) in less than two years wasn’t enough, Chase Hospitality Group is adding one more: Kasa Moto, which will serve a menu of contemporary Japanese cuisine overseen by chefs Tsuyoshi Yoshinaga (Kingyo) and Daisuke Izutsu (Don Don Izakaya). The newest addition to the… Read more »

Sotto Sotto reopens just a gnocchi’s throw away from its original location Sotto Sotto reopens just a gnocchi’s throw away from its original location

Less than two months after a Christmas Day fire destroyed Sotto Sotto, a longtime favourite dining spot of Yorkville’s elite, the landmark Italian restaurant is reopening just a couple doors north of its previous address. (Or, as loyal customer Drake might say, it started two doors over, now it’s here.) The new address is 120… Read more »

The Yorkville Swindler: how Albert Allan Rosenberg scammed his way into high soc... The Yorkville Swindler: how Albert Allan Rosenberg scammed his way into high society

To his wife and girlfriends and business partners, Albert Allan Rosenberg was a billionaire, a Swiss baron, a merchant banker with holdings around the world, the most charming guy in the room. The incredible story of how he fooled them all By Courtney Shea Looking back, it does seem unlikely that a Swiss billionaire baron… Read more »

Condo of the Week: $1.2 million for an unpretentious Yorkville penthouse Condo of the Week: $1.2 million for an unpretentious Yorkville penthouse

Address: 21 Scollard Street Neighbourhood: Yorkville Agent: Robert Archambault, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, Brokerage Price: $1,229,000 The Place: A 1,248 square foot penthouse in one of Yorkville’s smaller condo buildings. There are two bedrooms, a balcony, two parking spaces and an open-concept living and dining area.

House of the Week: $1.3 million for a stylish row house in Yorkville House of the Week: $1.3 million for a stylish row house in Yorkville

Address: 87 Pears Avenue Neighbourhood: Yorkville Agent: Richard Silver, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, Brokerage Price: $1,299,000 The Place: A three-bedroom row house on one of the most desirable streets in Yorkville.

Remys rooftop reopens as “Montage,” just in time for fall Remys rooftop reopens as “Montage,” just in time for fall

Anyone who’s been grieving the loss of Yorkville’s longstanding rooftop bar can breathe a sigh of relief: the patio formerly known as Remys Yorkville is finally reopening, albeit in modified form. Now called Montage, the building at 115 Yorkville Avenue has been turned into a fancy restaurant and lounge with designated members-only areas, access to… Read more »

Condo of the Week: $16,000 a month for a suite at a swanky Yorkville address Condo of the Week: $16,000 a month for a suite at a swanky Yorkville address

Address: 10 Bellair Street, Suite 303 Neighbourhood: Yorkville Agent: Andy Taylor, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, Brokerage Price: $16,000/month The Place: An unfurnished, three-bedroom unit for rent in Yorkville’s No. 10 Bellair Residences. In 2012, we featured a lower penthouse in the building.

The Coffee Mill closing after half a century The Coffee Mill closing after half a century

  The midtown institution began churning out sandwiches and goulash in 1963, back when Yorkville was overrun with banjo-strumming stoners and barefooted mystics. Later, it became a hangout for luminaries like Margaret Atwood, Carol Shields and Leonard Cohen. Now, the 51-year-old business (and the neighbourhood’s least pretentious patio) is closing. According to the Star, the reason for… Read more »

Big changes in store for Remys Yorkville Big changes in store for Remys Yorkville

The summer destination (best known for its humongous heated rooftop patio) has been undergoing a major renovation for the past several months. Now, Eater Toronto has details on what’s in store for the bar and restaurant. Like so many new Toronto food businesses, Remys 2.0 will reportedly be several things at once: a 180-seat “health… Read more »

Why can’t Yorkville keep its trees alive? Why can’t Yorkville keep its trees alive?

Of all neighbourhoods in Toronto, one would think Yorkville would have the means to keep a few sidewalk trees fed and happy, but evidently not. A few days ago, the Star’s Jack Lakey pointed out the obvious: “Half the trees on the north side [of Bloor] have withered,” he wrote, “while about a third of… Read more »

House of the Week: $4 million for a light-filled, ultra-modern Yorkville home House of the Week: $4 million for a light-filled, ultra-modern Yorkville home

Address: 41 Berryman Street Neighbourhood: Yorkville Agent: Jonathan Ferrier, Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Brokerage Price: $3,999,900 The Place: A brand-new backsplit filled with modern touches (zinc cladding, a home-automation system and a Scavolini kitchen, to name just a few), located steps from the Mink Mile.

Yorkville residents win their fight against a “neighbourhood destroying... Yorkville residents win their fight against a “neighbourhood destroying” heritage coach house

A group of what the Star describes as “two dozen” Yorkville residents has succeeded at preventing a businessman named Robert Hiscox from moving a heritage coach house into their neighbourhood. The 1889 structure currently stands on Isabella Street, and is scheduled to be demolished in the fall to make way for a new Casey House… Read more »

Condo of the Week: $2.7 million to live above one of Yorkville’s swankiest... Condo of the Week: $2.7 million to live above one of Yorkville’s swankiest shopping destinations

Address: 55A Avenue Road, Unit 603 Neighbourhood: Yorkville Agents: Alex Pino and Veronica Lord, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, Brokerage Price: $2,650,000 The Place: A three-bedroom, four-bathroom suite in the west building of The Residences at Hazelton Lanes.