Among today’s modern glass and steel condos, it’s rare to see a building with classic, early industrial Chicago School architecture. Cresford’s Merchandise Building in downtown Toronto is one such gem. Originally owned by Sears Canada, the building was repurposed into loft-style residences way before rugged concrete floors and exposed aluminum ducts became the trend are today. Even Heritage Toronto gave it a commendation. Apart from its cutting-edge lofts, the building boasts an indoor basketball court, games room, fitness centre and rooftop pool with a party room. Cresford’s passion for award-winning design and high quality of life can be clearly seen in the Merchandise Building. A two-bedroom loft was recently featured in Toronto Life as “Condo of the Week”. Read all about it here!