dining room – Tribune Tower http://tribunetower.info/ Sun, 27 Mar 2022 12:30:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://tribunetower.info/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/tribune-120x120.png dining room – Tribune Tower http://tribunetower.info/ 32 32 The selling price of these two downtown Toronto condos https://tribunetower.info/the-selling-price-of-these-two-downtown-toronto-condos/ Tue, 15 Mar 2022 11:33:58 +0000 https://tribunetower.info/the-selling-price-of-these-two-downtown-toronto-condos/ CHURCH-YONGE CORRIDOR Location: 80 Charles Street East, Unit 406, Church and Charles Sts. Asking price: $499,000 Sale price: $550,000 Previous sale price: $157,000 (2005) Cut: approximately 523 square feet Car park: no spaces, an exclusive locker Maintenance fees: $500.61 per month Taxes: $1,686 (2021) Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms : 1 Sold: January 17/22. Firm: February 7/22. […]]]>

CHURCH-YONGE CORRIDOR

Location: 80 Charles Street East, Unit 406,

Church and Charles Sts.

Asking price: $499,000

Sale price: $550,000

Previous sale price: $157,000 (2005)

Cut: approximately 523 square feet

Car park: no spaces, an exclusive locker

Maintenance fees: $500.61 per month

Taxes: $1,686 (2021)

Bedrooms: 1

Bathrooms : 1

Sold: January 17/22. Firm: February 7/22.

This downtown Toronto condo unit sold for 110% of the listing price in 12 days.

“Ideal for first-time buyers, this condo suite is in the historic Waldorf Astoria Lofts building and features hardwood floors throughout, open-plan kitchen, entry hall with ample closet space, and walk-in closet in the bedroom,” says the listing agent. Scott Hanton.

The building is close to shopping, restaurants, schools, hospital, parks, University of Toronto, Ryerson University, Royal Ontario Museum, Yorkville, Park Asquith Green, a library, cinema and public transport.

Building facilities include gym, sauna, roof terrace/garden and security system.

The unit has: hardwood floors; entrance hall with large wardrobe and a four-piece bathroom; living room with Murphy bed; dining room with window; kitchen with tiled floor; master bedroom with walk-in closet and large window.

80 Charlest Street East #406

Listing agents: Scott Hanton and Daniel MacFarlane, The WEIR Team, Brokerage Inc., 647-351-3313; www.TheWEIRTeam.ca

SUPERIOR JARVIS

Location: 500 Sherbourne Street, Unit 1112,

Sherbourne and Wellesley streets.

Ask for a price: $599,000

Sale price: $686,600

Previous sale price: $324,500 (2011)

Cut: approximately 650 square feet

Car park: no space, one locker owned

Maintenance fees: $442 per month

Taxes: $2,028 (2021)

Bedrooms: 1 plus 1

Bathrooms : 1

500 Sherbourne Street #1112

Sold: January 20/22. Firm: February 24/22.

Selling for 115% off the listing price in four days, this downtown Toronto condo features nine-foot ceilings.

“This condo suite offers stunning views of the Toronto cityscape and a functional layout with a bright, open-concept living space. It also has laminate floors throughout, a den and kitchen with granite counter tops,” says listing agent Cameron Weir.

500 Sherbourne Street #1112

The building is close to shopping, restaurants, schools, hospital, library, parks, Allen Gardens, Winchester Park, Central YMCA, Riverdale Farm, public transportation and access to the Don Valley Pkwy.

Building facilities include concierge, gym, party/meeting room, sauna, roof terrace/garden, guest suites and parking for visitors.

The unit has: laminate floors; living room with window; dining room; kitchen with tiled floor and granite countertops; lair; master bedroom with wardrobe; three piece bathroom with tiled floor.

500 Sherbourne Street #1112

Listing agents: Cameron Weir and Daniel MacFarlane, The WEIR Team, Brokerage Inc., 647-351-3313; www.TheWEIRTeam.ca.

Clarification — March 15, 2022: This article has been updated to remove details about the built-in appliances from the Charles Street property.

What They Got: Condos is compiled by freelance contributor Allison Harness, a Toronto-based real estate writer, from publicly available information. Send recent home sales to soldhome@rogers.com. Not all submissions can be used.
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A journey inside the new immersive “Star Wars” themed hotel at Walt Disney World https://tribunetower.info/a-journey-inside-the-new-immersive-star-wars-themed-hotel-at-walt-disney-world/ Fri, 11 Mar 2022 12:00:00 +0000 https://tribunetower.info/a-journey-inside-the-new-immersive-star-wars-themed-hotel-at-walt-disney-world/ ORLANDO, Fla. — We knew it would be a different kind of Walt Disney World vacation when we bit the bullet and packed an extra suitcase…for the costumes. While Universal Orlando once used the tagline “hop on to the movies,” Walt Disney World’s new Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser experience (otherwise known as “the ‘Star Wars’ […]]]>

ORLANDO, Fla. — We knew it would be a different kind of Walt Disney World vacation when we bit the bullet and packed an extra suitcase…for the costumes.

While Universal Orlando once used the tagline “hop on to the movies,” Walt Disney World’s new Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser experience (otherwise known as “the ‘Star Wars’ hotel”) lives up to that. Billing in a way an Incredible Hulk Coaster brand roll just can’t.

A satisfying combination of dinner theater, LARP (live role-playing), and video gaming, Galactic Starcruiser is truly an interactive cosplay experience.

During the guests’ 45-hour stay, a cast of Equity actors improvise and half-act a complete “Star Wars” story that guests can participate in – and influence – through the choices they make at the start of their holiday. You can choose to work for the Resistance (the good guys), the First Order (the bad guys), or just be a villain who plays both sides.

“It’s a place where you sleep, that’s technically true,” said Anisha Deshmane, a creative producer at Walt Disney Imagineering who earned a master’s degree in entertainment technology from Carnegie Mellon University in 2013. is truly an immersive two-day story that you and all of the other passengers play a part in the outcome of this particular journey. It’s part immersive theater, part attraction, part place you can stay and sleep and eat and drink.

Courtesy of Matt Stroshane

The Astromech SK-62O droid greets guests in the Atrium of the starcruiser Halcyon in Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

A Starcruiser stay is a chance to “play ‘Star Wars'” on a grand scale. It also comes with an out-of-this-world price tag.

Starting at $4,809 for two people in a cabin ($6,000 for a family of four), including two breakfasts, two lunches, and two dinners, a Galactic Starcruiser stay is a big swing.

The high cost is related not only to the expense of constructing the framework for the physical experience, but also to the number of people needed to bring it to life, including eight to 12 Equity actors during each stay.

Is it worth it? As with many things, this will be an individual decision. As a lifelong “Star Wars” fan, Galactic Starcruiser exceeded my expectations which had been tempered by uninspired Disney marketing released in recent months. In all honesty, it’s hard to fully describe without giving away the story, which I’ll try to avoid here.

The look of Starcruiser truly resembles “Star Wars” but in a premium style only briefly seen in the movies (Dryden Vos’s yacht in “Solo: A Star Wars Story”, Canto Bight’s casino in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”).

“We took a step back and said, ‘What does the luxury, high-end ‘Star Wars’ look like in a Starcruiser? “, said Bryce Schulte, interior designer at Walt Disney Imagineering and artistic director of the project on Galactic Starcruiser. “We really created a beautiful interior design language for Chandrila Star Line and the Halcyon Starcruiser that customers will be able to look at , see, touch and sleep.”

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Standard staterooms include one queen bed and two bunk beds at Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser at Walt Disney World.

The cabins have a “window” that looks out into space (spaceships pass by frequently), a queen bed, and two bunk beds.

Disney’s often impressive attention to detail is second to none at Starcruiser, from the branding for Chandrila Star Line that’s consistent throughout the ship to the labeled box that contains a “thermal blower” (dry -hair) in the cabin bathroom.

Perhaps the biggest obstacle to getting into the swing of playing with the story that unfolds during a Galactic Starcruiser stay is interacting with the actors who play the main characters – the blue-skinned Captain Ryola Keevan; cruise director Lenka Mok, Twi’lek singer Gaya, First Order Lieutenant Harman Croy – because we’re used to just watching characters, whether on stage at the Benedum Center or at Disney Studios’ “Beauty and the Beast” theme park show, no join their story.

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Ouannii and Gaya watch as guests gather in the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser atrium at Walt Disney World.

But at Galactic Starcruiser, guests are rewarded for talking to these characters and being drawn into the story, which takes place between “The Last Jedi” and “Rise of Skywalker.” A guest asked Lieutenant Croy if he had met Darth Vader. Croy, offended, retorted: “I think I’m a little young for that!”

“Just like in life, the more time we spend together, the more we connect,” said Cory Rouse, Creative Director of Walt Disney Imagineering. “It’s OK to connect. It’s OK to go further. The more you invest in it, the more you will get out of it. »

In addition to the professional actors, the rest of the Starcruiser crew – what you would typically think of as front desk staff, restaurant servers, etc. . They’re happy to share that with guests in much more in-depth monologues than the people stationed at the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge cash registers at Disney Studios, who often seem to come from the same fishing village of Batuu.

Stephen Lim, guest experience manager for Starcruiser, notes that Starcruiser’s service staff are trained in many areas, from passenger services (front desk) to gift shop, restaurant and organization. activity in the atrium, where much of the story takes place.

“It creates connections in every part of the ship,” Lim said. “We really talked to our crew members about creating a culture where our passengers feel known.”

The backstory created for Galactic Starcruiser is that this ship, the Halcyon, has been in service for 275 years – Princess Leia and Han Solo honeymooned on board in a bit of retroactive Disney-run continuity – but the Halcyon was recently renovated. Keevan and Mok welcome passengers aboard on the first afternoon of the guests’ stay, then the First Order arrives and the story takes flight. Its themes of perseverance and collaboration resonate — especially in a partisan-divided America — in a way that elicits emotions the way “Star Wars” at its best can (think: The Mandalorian’s relationship with Grogu) before turning into a bit of both sides-ism during the story finale, the second and final night of the experiment.

Guests use “datapads” (initially provided; once technical issues are resolved, guests will need to use their own phone, one for each member of their party if they want to play individually) and the Play Disney app to keep track of where they are have to be (lightsaber training; bridge ops training, which is basically playing video games) and when. And they receive communications from the characters with questions that send them on missions (to the ship’s dark engineering room or to unlock the ship’s hold or brig) and on different story paths.

Deshmane worked as a narrative system designer on Starcruiser.

“You think about this connected story, all these pieces that fit together – how the conversation you have with a live-action character continues on your datapad – and the choices you make and the consequences they have . I was working on a lot of the game logic that brings this to life,” explained Deshmane, who before Disney worked in Pittsburgh at Schell Games, including the refresh of the Idlewild trolley ride (“Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” is became “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood”) which debuted in 2015. “I played a lot of pretend as a kid – Fred Rogers taught me well – and this, to me, is the ultimate version of that. You are completely immersed in this story. The things you do actually impact the results you see.

In addition to questions and answers on the datapad, guests can also interact with D3-O9, an artificial intelligence that can be summoned by pressing a button in Starcruiser cabins. I expected it to be simple AI from Alexa, but D3-O9, a computer-animated droid that appears on a cabin screen, was more responsive and understood more than I expected, asking sometimes my 11 year old open-ended questions and not just questions with yes/no answers.

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It sounds alien, but it’s really just avocado toast that’s served at Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser at Walt Disney World.

The story continues during the first night’s dinner in the Crown of Corelia dining room where futuristic meals are served. These are not theme park fare, but three-course gourmet dinners (with breakfast and lunch buffets) designed to look alien, from blue glazed Felucian shrimp (shrimp cocktail) to whole grain green pear toast (avocado toast).

Brian Piasecki, culinary director of Walt Disney World, said the goal was to put a spin on common food items. For the avocado toast, Piasecki uses a spiral mold typically used for pastries — a mousse or frozen gelato — on a savory item.

“It plays with your head a little bit, and it makes the avocado toast look fancy and different, kinda unique,” ​​he said.

That aptly describes the whole Galactic Starcruiser experience where a race of two and a half days and two busy nights passes like a jump into hyperspace.

“We designed this with the complexities of life in mind,” Disney Imagineering’s Rouse said, noting that no guest is likely to see every detail of the story unfold. “Things continue even if you don’t watch it. It’s not like a movie. In a film, I can see everything. This idea of ​​continuous momentum means that things continue to unfold and things go deeper and deeper. You may be on a (story) track, but there are other paths going on that can impact the overall adventure.

You can reach TV editor Rob Owen at rowen@triblive.com or 412-380-8559. Follow Rob on Twitter or facebook. Ask questions about TV via email or phone. Please include your first name and location.

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$8.5million ‘White House’ style mansion in Thornhill https://tribunetower.info/8-5million-white-house-style-mansion-in-thornhill/ Tue, 08 Mar 2022 12:33:20 +0000 https://tribunetower.info/8-5million-white-house-style-mansion-in-thornhill/ THORNHILL Location: 12 Thornbank Road, Center St. and Yonge St. Ask for a price: $8,500,000 Cut: approximately 8,172 sq. ft. plus 3,880 sq. ft. of finished basement Parcel: 100 feet by 300 feet, integrated four car garage, circular driveway, inground pool Taxes: $30,825 (2021) Bedrooms: 5 plus 1 Bathrooms : 8 With approximately $1 million […]]]>

THORNHILL

Location: 12 Thornbank Road,

Center St. and Yonge St.

Ask for a price: $8,500,000

Cut: approximately 8,172 sq. ft. plus 3,880 sq. ft. of finished basement

Parcel: 100 feet by 300 feet, integrated four car garage, circular driveway, inground pool

Taxes: $30,825 (2021)

Bedrooms: 5 plus 1

Bathrooms : 8

With approximately $1 million in recent renovations, this custom “White House” style mansion features an elevator, marble floors, an imperial staircase, and balconies in all rooms.

It also has a saltwater pool, a gazebo and a heated shed with fireplace, bathroom and outdoor shower.

“Our house is like the White House,” says owner Maryam Alvandi. “My husband and I enjoyed everything about this amazing home, from the massive kitchen with two center islands, to the deluxe living room, family room, and dining room that easily facilitated our social gatherings.

“Our spacious basement with its bar was used for large parties, where our guests enjoyed playing table tennis and billiards,” adds Alvandi.

Kitchen highlights include two islands, marble flooring, ceramic tile backsplash, built-in appliances, walk-in pantry, adjoining breakfast area, and double door walkout.

The home is close to parks, a golf club, Oakbank Pond, schools, cafes, restaurants, and shopping, with easy access to highways. 7 and 407.

“Custom-built in 2009, this European-inspired mansion features a circular gated driveway, 22-foot-tall entrance hall, imperial marble staircase, two laundry rooms, shower floor on the lower level, underfloor heating and high ceilings throughout,” says listing agent Sue Mills. “Additionally, for security, the house is equipped with lighting/sound/ security and automation of the swimming pool controlled by mobile.”

The library has hardwood flooring, a wooden coffered ceiling, wainscoting and wall-to-wall recessed shelving.

This grand estate features a white stucco facade, columns, large bay windows with balconies above interlocking walkways, gardens, and double-entrance gates.

Inside, the impressive foyer has marble floors, a high ceiling with a circular domed skylight, a two-piece bathroom, and a closet.

The formal dining room features a coffered ceiling with moldings and details, a chandelier, marble flooring and a large picture window.

Living room highlights include marble flooring and a coffered ceiling, gas fireplace, huge picture window, and separate sitting area with a chandelier.

The formal dining room features a coffered ceiling with crown molding and detailing, a chandelier, marble flooring, a large bay window and two large arched windows.

A marble floor, a coffered ceiling, a gas fireplace and a huge bay window are among the highlights of the living room.

Kitchen highlights include an island, another island/breakfast bar, marble flooring, two chandeliers, two sinks, high-end built-in appliances, a pantry, a double door walkout and a adjoining breakfast room with a bay window.

The family room has a gas fireplace, built-ins, a coffered ceiling, three large windows and a marble floor.

The second-floor master bedroom has hardwood flooring, a balcony walkout, floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in closet, and seven-piece bathroom.

The library features hardwood flooring, wainscoting, a wooden coffered ceiling, and wall-to-wall recessed shelving. Another two-piece bathroom completes this floor.

Upstairs, the master bedroom features a double entry door, hardwood floors, balcony exit, floor-to-ceiling windows, a walk-in closet, and a seven-piece bathroom.

The lower level game room has hardwood flooring, wet bar, separate ping pong and pool tables, and walkout.

The second floor also has a utility room and four further bedrooms, all with balconies, walk-in closets and en-suite bathrooms.

Lower level highlights include a recreation room with a bar and exit, as well as pool and table tennis areas, home theater, laundry room, exercise room, steam room with shower, bedroom and a three-piece bathroom.

To visit this property, contact the SEO agents Sue Mills and Daniel Dalaki, Royal LePage Signature Realty, Brokerage, 416-443-0300; www.themillsteam.ca.

Home of the Week is written by freelance contributor Allison Harness, a Toronto-based real estate writer. Although we try to provide the most up-to-date information available, we cannot guarantee the features listed. Please contact the real estate agent. To submit a Home of the Week submission, email soldhome@rogers.com.
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How many condos have sold in the TO Niagara area and in Mississauga https://tribunetower.info/how-many-condos-have-sold-in-the-to-niagara-area-and-in-mississauga/ Tue, 08 Mar 2022 12:03:04 +0000 https://tribunetower.info/how-many-condos-have-sold-in-the-to-niagara-area-and-in-mississauga/ NIAGARA, TORONTO Location: 700 King Street West, Unit 615, King St. W. and Bathurst St. Ask for a price: $925,000 Sale price: $937,000 Previous sale price: $782,500 (2019) Cut: approximately 1,070 square feet Car park: owned underground space, owned locker Maintenance fees: $853.82 per month Taxes: $3,036 (2021) Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms : 2 Sold: 19/21 […]]]>

NIAGARA, TORONTO

Location: 700 King Street West, Unit 615,

King St. W. and Bathurst St.

Ask for a price: $925,000

Sale price: $937,000

Previous sale price: $782,500 (2019)

Cut: approximately 1,070 square feet

Car park: owned underground space, owned locker

Maintenance fees: $853.82 per month

Taxes: $3,036 (2021)

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms : 2

Sold: 19/21 December. Firm: January 25/22.

Selling out for 101% of the listing price in five days, this condo suite is located steps from Toronto’s Fashion District.

“In a well-managed building, this completely remodeled condo suite is a true loft conversion with 10-1/2 foot ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, and a house-sized kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances. tall,” says listing agent Lauren Rebecca.

The building is close to shopping, restaurants, schools, parks, recreation center, Garrison Common, Victoria Memorial Square, places of worship, public transport and access to the Gardiner Exp.

Building facilities include concierge, gym, party/meeting room, roof terrace/garden, recreation room, bike storage and visitor parking.

700 King Street West #615

The unit has: hardwood floors; the living room; dining room with window; kitchen with breakfast bar and stainless steel appliances; master bedroom with double wardrobe and adjoining four-piece bathroom; second bedroom with double closet and recessed lights; three piece bathroom.

Listing Agent: Lauren Rebecca, Royal LePage Signature Realty, The Mills Team, 416-443-0300; www.themillsteam.ca

MISSISSAUGA

Location: 35 Watergarden Drive, Unit 1017,

Hurontario St. and Eglinton Ave. W.

Ask for a price: $629,900

Sale price: $720,000

Previous sale price: $364,900 (2018)

Cut: approximately 575 square feet

Car park: owned underground space, owned locker

Maintenance fees: $411.98 per month

Taxes: N/A (new construction)

Bedrooms: 1

Bathrooms : 1

Sold: 24/22 January. Closing: May 10/22.

35 Watergarden Driveway #1017

Selling for 114 percent of the listing price in three days, this condo unit is in the new Perla Towers in downtown Mississauga.

“This condo suite has a modern open-concept layout, spacious kitchen, balcony with sunset views, and laminate flooring throughout,” says listing agent Amit Kalia.

35 Watergarden Driveway #1017

The building is close to shopping, restaurants, schools, Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Celebration Square, downtown Mississauga transit terminal, parks, movie theater, Erindale GO station, Lambton College, places of worship, public transportation and freeway access. 403 and 401.

Building amenities include a 24-hour concierge, party room, yoga room, game room, indoor pool, library room, outdoor patio, and children’s play area.

The unit has: laminate floors; living room with walkout to balcony; dining room; kitchen with stainless steel appliances; master bedroom with wardrobe; four piece bathroom.

35 Watergarden Driveway #1017

Listing agents: Pratham Kalia and Amit Kalia, Broker, Re/Max Real Estate Center Inc., Brokerage, 905-270-2000; www.realestate-ontario.com.

What They Got: Condos is compiled by freelance contributor Allison Harness, a Toronto-based real estate writer, from publicly available information. Send recent home sales to soldhome@rogers.com. Not all submissions can be used.
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The selling price of these GTA condos in High Park and Mississauga https://tribunetower.info/the-selling-price-of-these-gta-condos-in-high-park-and-mississauga/ Tue, 01 Mar 2022 12:04:01 +0000 https://tribunetower.info/the-selling-price-of-these-gta-condos-in-high-park-and-mississauga/ HIGH PARK NORTH Location: 1638 Bloor Street West, Unit 705, Bloor St. W. and Keele St. Ask for a price: $745,000 Sale price: $755,000 Previous sale price: $690,000 (2021) Cut: approximately 757 square feet Car park: owned underground space, owned locker Maintenance fees: $624.92 per month Taxes: $2,462 (2021) Bedrooms: 1 plus 1 Bathrooms : […]]]>

HIGH PARK NORTH

Location: 1638 Bloor Street West, Unit 705,

Bloor St. W. and Keele St.

Ask for a price: $745,000

Sale price: $755,000

Previous sale price: $690,000 (2021)

Cut: approximately 757 square feet

Car park: owned underground space, owned locker

Maintenance fees: $624.92 per month

Taxes: $2,462 (2021)

Bedrooms: 1 plus 1

Bathrooms : 1

Sold: 21/21 December. Firm: January 21/22.

This condo unit with a separate den sold for 101% of the listing price in 32 days on the market.

“This condo suite features two walkouts leading to one of the largest balconies in this west end boutique building that overlooks High Park. Other highlights include a modern open-concept layout, hardwood floors throughout, nine-foot ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows,” says listing agent Karen Law.

The building is close to shops, restaurants, schools, places of worship, High Park, a hospital, the Bloor GO/UP station and public transit.

Building amenities include a concierge, party room, meeting room, outdoor patio, rooftop terrace, guest suites, and visitor parking.

1638 Bloor Street West #705

The unit has: hardwood floors; living room with walkout to balcony; dining room; kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops; lair; master bedroom with double wardrobe and access to the balcony; four piece bathroom.

Listing Agent: Karen Law, Century 21 Leading Edge Realty, Brokerage, 647-836-2895; www.TorontoRealEstateSpecialists.com

MISSISSAUGA

Location: 4065 Brickstone Mews, Unit 1406,

Burnhamthorpe Road. W. and Confederation Parkway.

Ask for a price: $699,900

Sale price: $723,500

Previous sale price: $470,000 (2018)

4065 Brickstone Mews #1406

Cut: approximately 915 square feet.

Car park: owned underground space, owned locker

Maintenance fees: $687.92 per month

Taxes: $2,899 (2021)

Bedrooms: 2 plus 1

Bathrooms : 2

Sold: November 16/21. Firm: January 20/22.

4065 Brickstone Mews #1406

Sold at 103 percent of the listing price in four days, this condo has had thousands of dollars worth of recent upgrades.

“This corner condo suite features nine-foot ceilings, new laminate flooring, upgraded bathrooms and floor-to-ceiling windows,” says listing agent Amit Kalia.

The building is close to shops, restaurants, schools, places of worship, parks, tennis courts, a cinema, Celebration Square, an ice rink, public transport and access to the highway. 403.

Building amenities include concierge, indoor pool, roof terrace/garden, yoga room, party room, gym, theater room, guest suites and parking for visitors.

4065 Brickstone Mews #1406

The unit has: laminate floors; open concept living room and dining room; kitchen with ceramic floor and granite countertops; breakfast room with ceramic floor and access to the balcony; lair; master bedroom with walk-in closet and adjoining four-piece bathroom; second bedroom with floor and mirrored wardrobe; two piece bathroom.

Listing Agent: Amit Kalia, Re/Max Real Estate Center Inc., Brokerage, 905-270-2000; www.realestate-ontario.com.

What They Got: Condos is compiled by freelance contributor Allison Harness, a Toronto-based real estate writer, from publicly available information. Send recent home sales to soldhome@rogers.com. Not all submissions can be used.
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What These GTA Condos Sold For at The Annex and Yonge & Bloor https://tribunetower.info/what-these-gta-condos-sold-for-at-the-annex-and-yonge-bloor/ Tue, 22 Feb 2022 12:05:04 +0000 https://tribunetower.info/what-these-gta-condos-sold-for-at-the-annex-and-yonge-bloor/ ANNEX Location: 170 Avenue Road, Unit 401, Ave and Davenport Rds. Ask for a price: $1,350,000 Sale price: $1,340,000 Previous sale price: $777,101 (2015) Cut: approximately 1,100 square feet Car park: owned underground space, owned locker Maintenance fees: $849.26 per month Taxes: $5,401 (2020) Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms : 2 Sold: September 21/21. Firm: 30/21 November. […]]]>

ANNEX

Location: 170 Avenue Road, Unit 401,

Ave and Davenport Rds.

Ask for a price: $1,350,000

Sale price: $1,340,000

Previous sale price: $777,101 (2015)

Cut: approximately 1,100 square feet

Car park: owned underground space, owned locker

Maintenance fees: $849.26 per month

Taxes: $5,401 (2020)

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms : 2

Sold: September 21/21. Firm: 30/21 November.

Near Yorkville, this condo unit sold for 99% of the listing price in 12 days.

“This is a bright, south-facing condo unit featuring an extra-large interior with an updated kitchen that features a full-size Miele refrigerator and built-in Miele coffee system, and a master bedroom with an exit to a balcony,” says listing agent André Ipekian.

The building is close to shops, restaurants, schools, Ramsden Park which has a dog park, tennis courts and an outdoor skating rink, and public transport.

Building amenities include a concierge, exercise room, indoor pool, media room, party/meeting room, and guest suites.

The unit has: hardwood floors; foyer with closet; living room with walkout to balcony; dining room with large window; kitchen with central island, built-in appliances and access to the balcony; master bedroom with two wardrobes, access to the balcony and adjoining four-piece bathroom; second bedroom with double closet; three piece bathroom.

Listing Agent: Andrew Ipekian, Keller Williams Referred Urban Realty, Brokerage, 416-572-1016; www.ipekian.ca

YONGE & BLOOR

Location: 1 Bloor Street East, Unit 3409,

Yonge and Bloor streets.

Ask for a price: $1,098,000

Sale price: $1,068,000

Previous sale price: $572,629 (2017)

Cut: approximately 719 square feet

Car park: owned underground space, owned locker

Maintenance fees: $697.48 per month

Taxes: $4,356 (2021)

Bedrooms: 1 plus 1

Bathrooms : 2

Sold: October 19/21. Firm: 20/21 December.

Sold at 97% of the listing price in seven days, this condo is located at Yonge and Bloor streets. intersection in the heart of downtown Toronto.

“This luxury condo suite features hardwood floors throughout, built-in European stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, upgraded porcelain tiles in both bathrooms, and a separate den that can also be used as a second bedroom” , says listing agent Wins Lai.

The building is close to shops, restaurants, schools, a library, a cinema, a shopping center, Yorkville and the metro.

Building amenities include a concierge, exercise room, outdoor pool, party/meeting room, sauna, yoga studio, and bike storage.

The unit has: hardwood floors; living room with walkout to balcony; dining room; kitchen with built-in appliances and central island; master bedroom with recessed lights and adjoining four-piece bathroom; den with three piece bathroom.

Listing agent: Wins Lai, Living Realty Inc., Brokerage, 416-903-7032; www.winslai.com.

What They Got: Condos compiled by freelance contributor Allison Harness, a Toronto-based real estate writer, from publicly available information. Send recent home sales to soldhome@rogers.com. Not all submissions can be used.
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What These GTA Condos Sold For in Regent’s Park and Don Mills https://tribunetower.info/what-these-gta-condos-sold-for-in-regents-park-and-don-mills/ Tue, 01 Feb 2022 12:02:59 +0000 https://tribunetower.info/what-these-gta-condos-sold-for-in-regents-park-and-don-mills/ REGENT PARK Site: 90 Sumach Street, Unit 613, Sumach and Queen Sts. Asking price: $1,495,000 Sale price: $1,490,000 Previous sale price: $1,075,000 (2017) Cut: approximately 1,579 square feet Car park: one underground space owned, no locker Maintenance fees: $927.27 per month Taxes: $5,303 (2021) Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms : 1 Sold: October 20/21. Firm: 24/21 November. […]]]>

REGENT PARK

Site: 90 Sumach Street, Unit 613,

Sumach and Queen Sts.

Asking price: $1,495,000

Sale price: $1,490,000

Previous sale price: $1,075,000 (2017)

Cut: approximately 1,579 square feet

Car park: one underground space owned, no locker

Maintenance fees: $927.27 per month

Taxes: $5,303 (2021)

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms : 1

Sold: October 20/21. Firm: 24/21 November.

This two-bedroom condo unit sold for nearly full listing price within a week.

“This loft-style condo suite has 14-foot ceilings, a kitchen with a breakfast bar, an electric fireplace in the living room, a built-in library, a large master bedroom and a second loft bedroom suspended above the living room,” says listing agent Erica Reddy.

The building is close to shops, restaurants, Regent’s Park Recreation Centre, a YMCA, Riverdale Farm, the Don River, Corktown Common, public transport and access to the Don Valley Pkwy. and the Gardiner Expressway.

Building facilities include a party room, roof terrace/garden, meeting room and parking for visitors.

90 Sumach Street #613

The unit has: concrete floors; living room with electric fireplace and large window; dining room; kitchen with stainless steel appliances; master bedroom with large window; second bedroom overlooking living room with floating floor; four-piece bathroom; Laundry room.

Listing agent: Erica Reddy, Royal LePage Signature Realty Erica Reddy, Brokerage, 416-443-0300; www.ericareddy.com

DON MILLS

Site: 225 The Donway W., Unit 206,

Don Mills Road. and Lawrence Avenue E.

Ask for a price: $1,499,900

Sale price: $1,475,000

Previous sale price: $703,500 (1991)

Cut: approximately 2,100 square feet

Car park: two underground spaces in ownership, one locker in ownership

Maintenance fees: $2,448.42 per month

Taxes: $5,474 (2021)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms : 3

Sold: October 17/21. Firm: January 17/22.

Selling for 98% of the listing price in five days, this spacious condo features a separate living and dining area.

225 The Donway W. #206

“This is a rare southeast corner suite with wall-to-wall windows, a wrap-around terrace, a gas fireplace, and a master bedroom with a six-piece bathroom,” says the listing agent Sarah O’Neill.

The building is close to shops, restaurants, schools, places of worship and public transport.

225 The Donway W. #206

Building amenities include a concierge, exercise room, indoor pool, party/meeting room, guest suites and visitor parking.

The unit has: strip floors; living room with gas fireplace; dining room with bay window and access to the terrace; kitchen with tiled floor and central island; breakfast room with tiled floor and access to the terrace; master bedroom with walk-in closet and adjoining six-piece bathroom; second bedroom with double wardrobe and three-piece bathroom; third bedroom with hardwood floor; two piece bathroom.

225 The Donway W. #206

Listing agent: Sarah O’Neill, Royal LePage Signature Realty, Brokerage, 416-443-0300, www.TheMillsteam.ca.

What They Got: Condos is compiled by freelance contributor Allison Harness, a Toronto-based real estate writer, from publicly available information. Send recent home sales to soldhome@rogers.com. Not all submissions can be used.
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Prices of condos sold in Mississauga and King West Village https://tribunetower.info/prices-of-condos-sold-in-mississauga-and-king-west-village/ Tue, 25 Jan 2022 12:07:13 +0000 https://tribunetower.info/prices-of-condos-sold-in-mississauga-and-king-west-village/ MISSISSAUGA Site: 700 Constellation Drive, Unit 1202, Mavis Road. and Eglinton Ave. W. Asking price: $549,900 Sale price: $550,000 Previous sale price: N / A Cut: approximately 1,158 square feet Car park: two underground spaces in ownership, one locker in ownership Maintenance fees: $974.47 per month Taxes: $2,128 (2021) Bedrooms: 2 plus 1 Bathrooms : […]]]>

MISSISSAUGA

Site: 700 Constellation Drive, Unit 1202,

Mavis Road. and Eglinton Ave. W.

Asking price: $549,900

Sale price: $550,000

Previous sale price: N / A

Cut: approximately 1,158 square feet

Car park: two underground spaces in ownership, one locker in ownership

Maintenance fees: $974.47 per month

Taxes: $2,128 (2021)

Bedrooms: 2 plus 1

Bathrooms : 2

Sold: September 15/21. Firm: 25/21 November.

700 Constellation Drive #1202

Complete with a den, this Mississauga condo unit sold for just over the listing price in seven days.

“This condo suite features an open concept, laminate floors throughout, a newly remodeled kitchen with an exit to the balcony, and two parking spaces,” says listing agent Frank Leo.

The building is close to shopping, restaurants, schools, places of worship, a hospital, Sandford Farm park, public transportation and freeway access. 403.

Building amenities include concierge, party/meeting room, sauna, indoor pool and visitor parking.

The unit has: laminate floors; living room with walkout to balcony; dining room; kitchen with porcelain floor, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and balcony walkout; master bedroom with walk-in closet and adjoining four-piece bathroom; second bedroom with wardrobe and walkout; boudoir with large window and balcony exit; three piece bathroom.

Listing agents: Frank Leo and Tina Zymeri, Frank Leo & Associates, Re/Max West Realty Inc., Brokerage, 416-917-5466; www.getleo.com

WEST KING VILLAGE

1 Shaw Street #607

Site: 1 Shaw Street, Unit 607,

King and Shaw streets.

Ask for a price: $525,000

Sale price: $628,000

Previous sale price: $341,000 (2013)

Cut: approximately 560 square feet

Car park: one underground space owned, no locker

Maintenance fees: $426.49 per month

Taxes: $2,095 (2021)

Bedrooms: 1

Bathrooms : 1

Sold: September 13/21. Firm: 01/21 November.

1 Shaw Street #607
1 Shaw Street #607

Selling for 120% off the listing price in six days, this downtown Toronto condo features nine-foot exposed concrete ceilings and one parking spot.

“This condo suite, in the DNA Lofts building, has laminate flooring throughout, a moveable island in the kitchen to allow for flexible furniture placement, a bathroom tub with a granite surround, and a gas BBQ hookup on the balcony,” says the listing agent. Erica Reddy.

The building is within walking distance of trendy shops, restaurants, Trinity-Bellwoods Park, Fort York National Historic Site, Fairgrounds, off-leash dog park, public transportation and access. to the Gardiner Expressway.

Building facilities include an exercise room, party/meeting room, roof terrace/garden and visitor parking.

The unit has: laminate floors; living room with large window; dining room; kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances; master bedroom with walkout to balcony; four piece bathroom.

Listing agent: Erica Reddy, Royal LePage Signature Realty Erica Reddy, Brokerage, 416-443-0300; www.ericareddy.com.

What They Got: Condos is compiled by freelance contributor Allison Harness, a Toronto-based real estate writer, from publicly available information. Send recent home sales to soldhome@rogers.com. Not all submissions can be used.
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TV Shows Highlight NE Nebraska Hotel Ghost Stories | State and Region https://tribunetower.info/tv-shows-highlight-ne-nebraska-hotel-ghost-stories-state-and-region/ Sat, 22 Jan 2022 06:01:11 +0000 https://tribunetower.info/tv-shows-highlight-ne-nebraska-hotel-ghost-stories-state-and-region/ CROFTON, Neb. (AP) – Ghost stories and other spooky happenings go hand in hand with old buildings that have seen their share of history. The Historic Argo Hotel Bed and Breakfast in Crofton has been around for over 100 years, and there are probably hundreds of ghost stories to go with it. For years, guests […]]]>

CROFTON, Neb. (AP) – Ghost stories and other spooky happenings go hand in hand with old buildings that have seen their share of history.

The Historic Argo Hotel Bed and Breakfast in Crofton has been around for over 100 years, and there are probably hundreds of ghost stories to go with it.

For years, guests and employees of the historic hotel have reported strange sounds and sightings: mysterious laughter and music, glasses falling for no apparent reason, and strangers disappearing at second glance.

Often, there is no proof to provide to skeptics.

Argo Hotel owners Frank and Megan Marsh opened their historic property this summer to paranormal investigators from “Ghost Hunters,” a TV show that explored haunted sites for 14 seasons. What they found inside the Argo is, well, haunting.

Before disclosing their findings, a little about the Marshes and the Argo’s colorful past.

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The Argo Hotel opened in 1912 when Crofton was a booming railway town. The boom passed, but the beautiful brick Argo persevered, remaining viable as a medical practice and, since 1994, various forms of bed and breakfast and restaurant run by different owners.

The Sioux City Journal reports that it was also once a sanatorium offering medical treatments – some of them experimental, if old tales and rumors are to be believed. You see where this leads.

Les Marais knew nothing of the Argo’s many ghost stories when it was purchased in 2018.

“I don’t think it would have bothered us. Back then, I would have laughed at them,” Frank said.

Historic carpenters, Frank and Megan buy, renovate and sell historic properties, moving from project to project. It didn’t take long for them to become familiar with the strange events that had long been rumored to be happening inside the Argo.

While unpacking the first night they moved in, Frank and Megan started arguing in the downstairs dining room. As their voices rose, they heard breaking glass in the back bar. They stopped arguing to investigate, finding a glass that had fallen from a wine rack and shattered.

A week later, while Frank was working on the building, the city police officer stopped by to introduce himself, informing Frank of the hotel’s haunted reputation.

“He said, ‘Did you see anything? ‘” Frank said. “I said no. He said, ‘You will.’

As they remodeled the Argo from the ground up, the Marais operated it as a traditional bed and breakfast, with its nine guest rooms available on weekends from April 1 to November 1. 1. On many occasions guests have reported hearing carousel or circus music in one of the rooms. So many guests in the honeymoon suite reported the bathroom door opening and moving that Frank eventually removed the door and replaced it with a curtain.

So when a producer of “Ghost Hunters” emailed the Marshes in early spring asking if they’d be interested in being featured, they were up for it, thinking the publicity might be good for business and help them find a buyer since they would put the Argo, its complete restoration, up for sale.

“We decided it would be good press no matter what. For us, it was about spreading some of those stories,” Frank said.

In late July, the “Ghost Hunters” team of Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves, Dave Tango and Shari DeBenedetti, along with guest investigators Satori Hawes, who is Jason Hawes’ daughter, and her husband, Cody Ray Desbiens, are arrived in town with about 20 crew members.

They interviewed Frank and Megan, past guests, employees, and other people in town. They installed their instruments in the Argo, then cut the power and spent a few nights inside.

In the 42-minute episode, the Ghostbusters are seen staking out the first and second floors and the basement speakeasy, looking for evidence of spirits.

In the suspenseful show, they are seen making contact with the deceased husband of a former employee, who was never seen but communicated through a series of knocks in response to questions, ultimately telling them to do let his wife know he was fine.

Investigators heard a few strange sounds and jumped up after feeling something brush past them. Lights on their instruments seemed to indicate the presence of a long-dead woman in the hotel.

Perhaps to prevent show secrets from being leaked ahead of time, the crew told the Marshes none of this when departing after five days at the Argo.

“We thought they hadn’t found anything. When we watched the show, it was a totally different story,” Frank said.

Frank and Megan learned of the findings along with all other viewers when the episode first aired January 8 on the Discovery+ streaming service.

“If there is paranormal activity, then there definitely is at the Argo,” Frank said of the Ghostbusters’ final verdict.

Frank hasn’t totally bought into the idea of ​​ghosts in the building, but enough weird happenings are going on to keep his mind open. Occasionally, one of the Argo’s extremely sensitive motion sensors will sound, but when Frank checks the video monitor, no one is there.

“And then you’ll see a dust devil as if someone had crossed over,” he said.

It’s enough to keep him and Megan from talking about paranormal activity.

“We give him full credit,” Frank said.

The episode “Ghost Hunters” will likely bolster the Argo’s ranking as Nebraska’s number one haunted hotel, though the swamps only market its turn-of-the-century atmosphere, not its otherworldly qualities.

“They did a great job,” Frank said of the show. “I felt we were very well represented.”

Any regrets about being on the show? Not a lucky ghost.

For additional copyright information, see the distributor of this article, Sioux City Journal.

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Abandoned hotel in the project, condos for sale added to the mix https://tribunetower.info/abandoned-hotel-in-the-project-condos-for-sale-added-to-the-mix/ Tue, 11 Jan 2022 00:25:58 +0000 https://tribunetower.info/abandoned-hotel-in-the-project-condos-for-sale-added-to-the-mix/ CUPERTINO – More than five years after gaining approval to renovate the Marina Plaza shopping center, the developers behind the project have returned to the drawing board and abandoned plans to build a hotel and apartments for rent. In September 2016, Cupertino City Council authorized owner De Anza Venture LLC to build 23,000 square feet […]]]>

CUPERTINO – More than five years after gaining approval to renovate the Marina Plaza shopping center, the developers behind the project have returned to the drawing board and abandoned plans to build a hotel and apartments for rent.

In September 2016, Cupertino City Council authorized owner De Anza Venture LLC to build 23,000 square feet of shopping and dining, a 122-room hotel, and 188 housing units – 16 of which were below price. from the Market – in the Bandley Shopping Center. To drive. Most of the buildings in the center, including the main Marina Food grocery store, would be razed.

But after the DeAnza team resolved a series of challenges, including an easement issue with an adjacent landlord, the pandemic hit. This not only slowed everything down, but also brought down demand for new hotels. As a result, the development team decided to change course and scrap the hotel, according to project consultant Amy Chan.

“In order to at least have the pencil of the project, the property needed to rethink the project a bit more,” Chan said. “Right now, where we are, we are trying to convert the hotel site into a mixed-use site with housing upstairs and retail downstairs.”

The plans for the 188 rental units have also changed. Instead, Chan said, they plan to increase the number of homes to 206 and convert them into condos for sale – a move, she says, resulting in community members looking for more opportunities to home ownership.

“It will really transform this corner of Cupertino,” said project manager Greg Endom. “The current mall is old and tired, and I think what we’re talking about and what we’re hoping to bring to the city will really freshen up the area.”

The project team has also hired a new architect closer to the region: Larry Wang, president of Tectonic Builders Corp. Wang’s office is located in the mall.

“It has a much more connected sense of community, of what the community is looking for, of what city officials are sensitive to. And that was one of the few changes in our band that we consciously made to really focus on being local and catering to the local temperature of what everybody wants to see,” Endom said.

Since the plan has changed significantly since it was approved years ago, the revised version must be submitted to the city council for consideration. A date has not yet been set.

Mayor Darcy Paul said that while the move to condos for sale is not a “public policy decision” that all council members can agree with, he does support having more homes occupied by their owner in Cupertino.

“They help foster a sense of place and also stewardship,” he said.

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