Recently, Christopher Hume, the tough no-nonsense architecture critic of the Toronto Star, included MYC in the Top 10 Buildings in Toronto, alongside urban iconic landmarks, the Aga Khan Museum of Culture and the shining new Pan Am Sport Centre. MYC is used to being in such exalted company, with internationally renowned architect Peter Clewes and Italian designer brand Lema having been a part of it from its inception.
Bringing a strong sense of artistic identity to his buildings has been a key element in Peter Clewes’ outstanding critical and professional success. MYC is a solid, successful example of the new Modernism genre as seen by Clewes. The luminescent glass façade of this sleek tower shines by day and glows softly at night, making the intersection of Merton and Yonge streets a new destination in the city. “The tower is meant to respond to Yonge Street, to be a beacon as you rise up from the south,” says Clewes.
The chic look is further enhanced with the artistry and ingenuity of designer furniture brand Lema. MYC’s lobby is a soaring contemporary space that gives the impression of entering into the foyer of a New York art gallery. Cresford is renowned for pairing their condominiums with international fashion labels as a way of, not just standing out from the competition, but also providing a designer lifestyle their savvy, sophisticated customers crave for.
As unique and interesting as the design is, MYC also scores high on its great location. Davisville Village is a neighbourhood loaded with charm and ambience, friendly people and welcoming places on every street and every corner. Its close proximity to the Yonge Street subway line and bus routes, schools, parks, shopping, cafés, restaurants and the myriad of other urban amenities, all add up to a great place to live.
In a city where new condominiums are sprouting up almost on a daily basis, it is an honor to have the detail and care that Cresford puts into their buildings recognized and included in the top 10 by the biggest newspaper in the country. You can read Hume’s article on MYC here: