In the Italian Renaissance, architects, artists and builders took great care to construct stunning structures that still turn heads today. In the Langley renaissance, there’s an 86-year-old builder investing a similar amount of time, money and care to create a building that does the same thing.
“It’s a passion project. After decades travelling and constructing buildings, he wanted to build something completely different. Cost wasn’t a factor he wanted something that people will talk about for the next 200 years,” says Ben Gauer from the Legacy on Park Avenue.
Michelangelo spent years painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and crews at the Legacy on Park Avenue spent years installing every individual tile to the building’s exterior.
“When they come for tours, people say Legacy reminds them of a glamorous boutique hotel. The gorgeous lobby on the main floor includes a stunning preserved moss art installation as well as other details that stop you in your tracks as soon as you step inside.”
The details behind the details
It’s not just about first impressions — to leave a legacy that endures, the building had to include both visible and invisible luxury features. Every bathroom has Italian porcelain tile with an anti-fracture membrane underneath. Floors are genuine white oak hardwood, with cork underlay for additional sound proofing. The German-engineered windows are rated for insulation, UV protection and sound abatement.
“Everyone who comes in says it’s so quiet inside! It’s due to the quality of the windows and every wall insulated for sound. The cross-laminated timber construction means these top-of-the-line windows can go right up to the ceiling,” Gauer says. “It’s the kind of building you won’t see again, because no builder will be willing or able to invest in this level of craftsmanship.”
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Walk to the SkyTrain, the park and local restaurants
Legacy on Park Avenue is just an eight-minute walk from the new planned SkyTrain station, which will connect commuters to the Expo Line. It’s also near Douglas Park, the Nicomekl River Trail system, and steps from the Community Centre and restaurants.
“From an investment perspective it’s a great location — the whole area is experiencing a renaissance. The quality materials and attention to detail also mean insurance, heating and cooling costs are significantly lower,” Gauer says. “For downsizers who don’t want to squeeze into a cookie-cutter condo, Legacy on Park Avenue offers a beautiful living environment.”
Legacy on Park Avenue is 65 percent sold and only two-bedroom homes remain. Schedule a tour of 20416 Park Ave. at legacylangley.com/book-an-appointment, call 1-888-880-8283 or email email@example.com.