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24. Eau du Soleil - Water Tower (Toronto): 180.8m / 593ft
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[IMG]From dhayden55 by Josh Kenn Photographics, on Flickr[/IMG]
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11. Residences of 488 University Avenue (Toronto): 207m / 679ft
Quite a strip along University now:
[IMG]TJ111535 by Josh Kenn Photographics, on Flickr[/IMG]
[IMG]DSC_8103 by Josh Kenn Photographics, on Flickr[/IMG]
12. YC Condos (Toronto): 198m / 650ft
Centre right:
[IMG]TJ111542 by Josh Kenn Photographics, on Flickr[/IMG]
12. M City 1 (Mississauga): 198m / 650ft
12. M City 2 (Mississauga): 198m / 650ft

These guys are slow....but they're shoring in a corner of the site....maybe for townhomes? The towers are on the other edge of the site.

[IMG]2018-07-11_07-50-41 by Josh Kenn Photographics, on Flickr[/IMG]
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Old Posted Jul 12, 2018, 1:54 PM
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That Tata General Consultancy Services building is so ugly now. It was never really a looker but they somehow managed to make things worse. It will be nice to see Residences of 488 University get a few nicer looking neighbours over the coming years.
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#11 - 488 University, 207 metres, 55 floors

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#15 - E Condos, 194 metres, 58 floors

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#16 - Wellesley on the Park, 194 metres, 60 floors

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Old Posted Jul 16, 2018, 2:48 AM
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Man...now that those Edmonton towers are getting up there, it's getting to look fairly interesting.

Those other Toronto posts show some fair quality in the projects themselves.....hopefully the balconies look fine on 488 University and Wellesley Park.
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That Tata General Consultancy Services building is so ugly now. It was never really a looker but they somehow managed to make things worse. It will be nice to see Residences of 488 University get a few nicer looking neighbours over the coming years.
I used to like that building. It was a handsome example from that era but they've made a mess of it. Thankfully they haven't done too much damage and the building can one day be restored.

Regarding 488, the office portion looks great but am a little worried about what they built above it. It's a familiar pattern in Toronto. The podium/lower floors tend to be decent but then we get a whole lot of ugly when they get to the main condo floors.
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488 is turning out just as I expected. The glass to spandrel ratio isnt too bad. Theres no mismatched/mullion overload and it's not the obnoxious glossy variety of spandrel.

The red swimming pool level of E condos just needs a heart shaped jacuzzi, wood paneling and a cigar lounge!
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24. Eau du Soleil - Water Tower (Toronto): 180.8m / 593ft
Topped out, but quite a biggie, from around the Continental hotel:

[IMG]TJ201755 by Josh Kenn Photographics, on Flickr[/IMG]
29. The Well Office (Toronto): 173.9m / 571ft
[IMG]TJ201791 by Josh Kenn Photographics, on Flickr[/IMG]
[IMG]TJ201793 by Josh Kenn Photographics, on Flickr[/IMG]
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Well done Edmonton. Amazing how 2-3 buildings can elevate an entire skyline so dramatically. Although smaller I like the Edmonton skyline as much as Calgary, Montreal, and Vancouver.
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We are coming along, but need another 4-5 significant towers (and they are coming) to fill in the gaps.

Ice B - u/c - 150m
Encore - u/c - 138m
108st - rezoning - 120m
108st - rezoning - 150m
106st - rezoning - 170m
BMO site - proposed - 150-200m
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^ What about Falcon towers on 104 st?
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^There are about 20-30 proposals...
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I love how tall this list is now. The shortest tower is 172m / 564ft.
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