Madison Avenue Lofts – 380 Macpherson Avenue

The Madison Avenue Lofts are housed in a mid-century Toronto Hydro storage building just down the hill from Casa Loma

History of the Madison Avenue Lofts

Located steps from Casa Loma, sandwiched between The Annex and Lower Forest Hill, the Madison Avenue Lofts is the premiere location for people wanting to live in one of Toronto’s most picturesque settings. Take in an early morning run up the Baldwin stairs to Casa Loma or enjoy an evening stroll to Yorkville’s divine shops & restaurants.

Madison Avenue Lofts – 380 Macpherson Avenue

The retro futuristic entrance to the Madison Avenue Lofts on Macpherson Avenue

Built by Burnac Group, one of Canada’s leading real estate developers known for building some of Toronto’s most prestigious address’s like the Tiffany & Co. building & Park Avenue to name but a few! Designed by the award winning II BY IV Design Associates that bring to Madison Avenue Lofts their profound creativity and ultimate respect for authentic loft spaces.

Madison Avenue Lofts – 380 Macpherson Avenue

Tall ceilings and big windows with great views at the Madison Avenue Lofts

Unlike most lofts that have no amenities, Club Madison offers 5 star facilities. The fully equipped gym outfitted with his & hers showers and steam saunas, 24-hour concierge, party room for all your private functions feature a fully equipped kitchen & lounge, home theatre room, rooftop terrace with gas BBQs and spectacular views of Casa Loma, dramatic entrance lobby, underground visitor parking and landscaped courtyard.

Madison Avenue Lofts – 380 Macpherson Avenue

The Madison Avenue Lofts have walls of windows

The conversion of an old Toronto Hydro office and storage building into an upscale loft has always attracted a steady current of interest. The mid-century structure, built in 1951 at the foot of Casa Loma, houses the Madison Avenue Lofts, with 211 units featuring ceilings 10 to 14 feet high. The old hydro building was very costly to rebuild and refurbish, but it was the only way to keep its original columns, tall ceilings, stairwells and banisters. Architect Paul Northgrave added two storeys to the top, and combined industrial architecture with Art Deco designs.

Madison Avenue Lofts – 380 Macpherson Avenue

You certainly would not recognize the old Toronto Hydro building as it once was

The building has a nice mix of young professionals, families and empty-nesters. They are drawn to the former Toronto Hydro storage facility just north of Dupont and Spadina, a brick and concrete hydro building topped up and refurbished with hard and soft lofts in its new life after storing wire bundles for Toronto Hydro.

Madison Avenue Lofts – 380 Macpherson Avenue

The west side of the Madison Avenue Lofts definitely has the best views

Not only are the ceilings up to 14 feet high, but the windows can reach up to 12 feet. The lofts also feature exposed columns, 9-foot high designer kitchen cabinets, concrete ceilings painted white with exposed duct work and visible conduits. In many ways it is similar to Toronto’s famous Tip Top Lofts – with its Art Deco design and lofts that are not-that-hard.

Madison Avenue Lofts – 380 Macpherson Avenue

You might even find a gas fireplace in certain units

The striking silhouette of Casa Loma provides a romantic backdrop to this posh Toronto neighbourhood. Casa Loma, a real life medieval castle built in 1911 as one of the largest residences ever built in Toronto. A neighbourhood landmark enjoyed by all as one of Toronto’s most popular tourist attractions!

Madison Avenue Lofts – 380 Macpherson Avenue

Some lofts have been updated, but the level of builder finishes was pretty good

The rest of the neighbourhood around the Madison Avenue Lofts is full of many great attributes including beautiful architecture, convenient access to the subway, shopping, great parks and close proximity to excellent public & private schools.

Madison Avenue Lofts – 380 Macpherson Avenue

The common rooftop area has one of the best views of any condo in the city, hands down

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