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Toronto Eaton Centre heritage property to undergo major restoration

April 26, 2018   Jillian Morgan
Construction

CF Toronto Eaton Centre 2 Queen Street West restoration

A rendering of the project.

TORONTO—A heritage property in downtown Toronto, part of the Toronto Eaton Centre, will be redeveloped into retail and office space.

Cadillac Fairview said it plans to preserve and restore the architecture of the building, located on the corner of Yonge Street and Queen Street West.

Three additional storeys will be added, including a top floor designed to accommodate a restaurant with an exterior terrace.

Overall, the redevelopment comprises 23,150 square feet of office space and 22,011 square feet of retail and storage space. The building will also undergo mechanical, structural and electrical upgrades

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The project is one of many developments ongoing in the shopping complex, including a new workspace in the former Sears office space and construction of the new Queen Street pedestrian bridge.

CF Toronto Eaton Centre 2 Queen Street West restoration

A view of the planned office space.

“Built in 1885, this building’s beautiful façade is currently obscured having undergone several renovations, but today, we are proud to be restoring 2 Queen Street West to its original glory,” said Rory MacLeod, vice president of development at Cadillac Fairview.