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The 7th Annual Pug Awards

The winners of the 2011 Pug Awards, the People’s Choice Awards for architecture, were just announced. Torontonians were invited to vote online from May 1st to May 31st this year at the pugwards.com for 28 new condo / loft residential developments and 10 commercial / institutional developments. To qualify, the eligible buildings must have been completed in 2010 and be located in the City of Toronto. They also needed to be greater than 50,000 square feet, or be considered noteworthy by the Pug Awards Advisory Board.

The year’s top winners included Seventy5 – 75 Portland Street as the best new condo / loft residential building, and the TIFF Bell Lightbox as top commercial / institutional project. Honourable mentions were awarded to X The Condominium in the residential category and to the Thompson Hotel / 550 Wellington in the commercial / institutional category.

 

TIFF Bell Lightbox

TIFF Bell Lightbox

 

The Thompson Hotel

The Thompson Hotel

Seventy5 – 75 Portland, designed by Freed Developments, is a modern jewel located in the King West district. The building was designed in a U-shape to embrace a serene courtyard while maximizing the site and complementing the Portland streetscape. This 11-storey structure is characterized by massed elements that shift in and out.

HERE’S HOW THEY RANKED…

RESIDENTIAL

01  Seventy5 – 75 Portland Street

Sevety5 - 75 Portland

Sevety5 - 75 Portland

 

02  X The Condominium

X The Condominium

X The Condominium

 

03  CASA Condominium

CASA Condominium

CASA Condominium

 

04  The Residences of Maple Leaf Square

The Residences of Maple Leaf Square

The Residences of Maple Leaf Square

 

05  Panorama (CityPlace)

Panorama

Panorama

 

06  130 Bloor Street West / 155 Cumberland Street

130 Bloor St West / 155 Cumberland Street

130 Bloor St West / 155 Cumberland Street

 

07  East Lofts

East Lofts

East Lofts

 

08  Luna Condominium Development

Luna

Luna

 

09  The Glasshouse Lofts

Glasshouse Lofts

Glasshouse Lofts

 

10  West Harbour City

West Harbour City

West Harbour City

 

11  Boutique

Boutique

Boutique

 

12  VÜ North and VÜ South

VÜ North and VÜ South Towers

VÜ North and VÜ South Towers

 

13  Spring at Minto Gardens

Spring at Minto Gardens

Spring at Minto Gardens

 

14  eq2 at Equinox

eq2 at Equinox

eq2 at Equinox

 

15  Vibe at Liberty Village

Vibe at Liberty Village

Vibe at Liberty Village

 

16  Accolade

Accolade

Accolade

 

17  The Republic

The Republic

The Republic

 

18  Luxe Condominium

Luxe Condominium

Luxe Condominium

 

19  500 St. Clair West

500 St Clair West

500 St Clair West

 

20  Bloor Street Neighbourhood

Bloor Street Neighbourhood

Bloor Street Neighbourhood

 

21  The Rosewood I and II North & South Tower

The Rosewood I & II North & South Tower

The Rosewood I & II North & South Tower

 

22  Mona Lisa Residences

Mona Lisa Residences

Mona Lisa Residences

 

23  Merci Le Condominium

Merci Le Condominium

Merci Le Condominium

 

24  The Bayview – Manor House & The Bayview Tower

The Bayview - Manor House & The Bayview Tower

The Bayview - Manor House & The Bayview Tower

 

25  Red Hot Condos Phase I

Red Hot Condos Phase I

Red Hot Condos Phase I

 

26  Markham Place

Markham Place

Markham Place

 

27  Eleven Christie

Eleven Christie

Eleven Christie

 

RESIDENTIAL – ADAPTIVE REUSE AND HERITAGE RESTORATION

The Printing Factory Lofts

The Printing Factory Lofts

The Printing Factory Lofts

 

ABOUT THE PUG AWARDS

The annual Pug Awards debuted in 2004 and celebrates the best in Toronto architecture and planning. Founded by Anna Simone, principal of design firm Cecconi Simone, and Gary Berman, president of real estate financier Tricon Capital Group, the awards invite the public to vote on Toronto’s newest real estate developments. The goal is to inform the public about design excellence and contribute to the growth and prosperity of Toronto.

 

 

Casey Ragan 

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Toronto Real Estate Board - IDX Last Updated: 8/19/2017 6:34:46 AM