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Old Posted Nov 21, 2009, 6:08 AM
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Wow, coming along fast!
     
     
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Wow, coming along fast!
rather slow considering how long ago the project actually started, but im sure it will progress faster once it goes above ground.
     
     
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rather slow considering how long ago the project actually started, but im sure it will progress faster once it goes above ground.
I don't think it's all that slow given that it's a really compact site that is pretty deep, due to the two-level underground component.

For a site that's been active for only about five months, it's a bit quicker than expected from my perspective.
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Old Posted Nov 23, 2009, 7:29 PM
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I don't think it's all that slow given that it's a really compact site that is pretty deep, due to the two-level underground component.

For a site that's been active for only about five months, it's a bit quicker than expected from my perspective.
It is compact, ill give you that, buts its not that tall.

But what do i know, ive only begun to follow construction projects since last year, so my experience and knowledge is naive.
     
     
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Old Posted Nov 23, 2009, 8:14 PM
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From experience in the construction industry, it takes time for a structure to come out of the hole. Once above grade, minus any stringent seimic requirements, structures tend to rise quick - from the ones have been on.
     
     
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Old Posted Nov 23, 2009, 10:15 PM
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Almost on the ground floor. Yea...

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Old Posted Dec 7, 2009, 2:26 AM
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Looks like it's made some good progress.
     
     
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Old Posted Dec 7, 2009, 7:34 AM
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not long now before we see the building rise above ground.
     
     
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So anyone know how tall its going to be, havent heard anything on that front? Its not going to be tall at all, I dont think, maybe only 240ft or so.
     
     
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About 23/24 floors.
     
     
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Old Posted Dec 7, 2009, 9:27 PM
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I was at the ground breaking ceremony a long time ago and they said it was going to be 19 stories, has it changed back to the original plans again?
     
     
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Old Posted Dec 8, 2009, 12:45 AM
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We havent even seen a good rendering yet, and this thing is almost on ground floor! But, if it looks anything like that hand-drawn(?) image, i'll be pleased. Quality over quantity, please! I'd rather get this 200 footer than a 500 ft box.
     
     
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Old Posted Dec 8, 2009, 1:48 AM
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We havent even seen a good rendering yet, and this thing is almost on ground floor! But, if it looks anything like that hand-drawn(?) image, i'll be pleased. Quality over quantity, please! I'd rather get this 200 footer than a 500 ft box.
I'd definitely agree with that. For me, the deal breaker is going to be the cladding. If it looks cheap, this building could turn out pretty terrible, and with such a prominent location, I'm hoping they make the right call.

Plus, height wont really be a big deal there. If it's a little short, that's fine. We'll just have some other buildings behind it going taller to get a view of the park.
     
     
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Old Posted Dec 8, 2009, 6:37 AM
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I looked everywhere on the internet and even the developer of this project had no info on this building, strange, and emporis only had that it was under construction but had 22 floors, so guessing that each floor will be roughly 13 ft, it should be around 290 ft.
     
     
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Hotels and residential structures tend to have less than 13 ft per floor - minus any roof top structure.
     
     
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Well it should be a nice height, but i do wish there was a better rendering out. I guess we will wait and see...

But i do hope the will keep the spire. I like it...
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Old Posted Dec 10, 2009, 1:44 AM
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Hotels and residential structures tend to have less than 13 ft per floor - minus any roof top structure.
Makes sense, luckily, this hotel has a roof top structure AND a (mini)spire.
     
     
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Construction looks slow, but it should pick up when it reaches ground level.

This is my first post BTW, looking foward to watching this project. The less parking lots, the better.
     
     
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Old Posted Dec 12, 2009, 1:31 AM
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Construction looks slow, but it should pick up when it reaches ground level.

This is my first post BTW, looking foward to watching this project. The less parking lots, the better.
You picked just the right time to join and watch this project go up, since it will soon reach ground level.
     
     
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