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Project Type: Residential - Condominium

Project Stats:

  • 239 Residential Units
  • Starbucks & Shoppers Drugmart on Main Level
  • 180 Parking Spaces
  • Green Roof & Rainwater Storage

Project Information:

Contract type: Construction Management
Completion: June 2012
Owner: Urban Capital (Laurier) inc.
Architect: Core Architects Inc.
Structural: Adjeleian Allen Rubeli Ltd.
Mech/Elec: Quadrant Engineering Ltd
Awards: LEED Gold

Address:  453 Bank Street, Ottawa

A 9 story residential tower located in Centertown Ottawa, The Central boasts a façade along Bank Street that was salvaged from the historic Metropolitan Bible Church.  With 239 modern units and 180 parking spaces, this first phase of the 3 phase project integrates an impressive common garden in the heart of the facility that is flanked on 3 sides and is open to the east. This LEED building incorporates innovative and environmentally friendly features such as a Green Roof System, Rain Water Storage for future irrigation, and dedicated Heat Recovery Ventilation systems for each unit.  Tenants are in close proximity to the Shoppers Drug Mart and Starbucks both located in the commercial space located on the ground floor.