Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Holy Smokes

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I'm pretty sure my inner-yid would be weirded out living in a former church, but for those of you who are not intimated by the lingering presence of Jesus, take a look at these photos of the Abbey Lofts in west Toronto.

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24 suites have been carved out of the former Howard Park Methodist church, which was built in 1910. Some of the units are multi-level, some have original stained glass windows and peaked roofs, plus there are even two bell tower units! (where's quasimodo?)

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The exterior maintains its formal stately look, but inside the building's historical architecture is fused with contemporary open-concept layouts which gives the units a lot of character.

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The kitchens are particularly attractive, with granite countertops, ceramic backsplash, track lighting, custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and more. 

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The lofts are designed with making the most of natural light in mind --  Jo and Kim I have a feeling you'd be fans of this building!

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Check out the official site for more pics of this unique building.

        (pic of hottie quasi via hands of time ltd)

2 comments:

kay* said...

this is absolutely stunning - i'm usually into more tradiationl layouts but for this i could totally make the exception...i imagine it costs an arm or a leg so i'll just dream....

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