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Old Posted Oct 26, 2009, 1:21 AM
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Thanks for all the numbers so far.

In terms of large(r) cities I'm still missing Victoria, Saskatoon, Regina, Windsor, Toronto and Quebec.
What about Hamilton, London and K-W?
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What about Hamilton, London and K-W?
Yep those too.
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Mississauga's tallest U/C- Absolute World 167 m

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Ottawa's tallest currently under construction is EDC (Export Development Canada). At 78m it's another stumpy box for our CBD, but a nice box and a LEED Gold box at that!

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Looks pretty nice!
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I don't ever want to see something that ridiculously tall in Calgary, we don't need anything like that and it would just ruin our skyline.
Yes, you're right, it would. But in Shanghai it's perfectly suited to the skyline, given its location near a 421m, 492m, and a whole bunch of 200-300m towers.

A nice 300-350m tower would look REALLY good in Calgary, in the right location.
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maybe winnipeg's wouldnt win goofiesst either, now that i see mississauga's...i didnt know they were actually building that....cant wait to see how it turns out.

ottawa's box is nice.
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99% sure the Hilton in Hamilton is not under construction. I don't know what is the tallest either

London - a toss up between 4 12 storey apartment blocks (60,70 capulet, 180 mill, 1503 Hyde)
Windsor - 12 storeys "Amica at Windsor"
Brampon - 27 storeys "Park Place"
Richmond Hill - 14 storeys "The Richmond"
Markham - 13 storeys "Eden Park Towers"
Vaughan - 18 storey "Centre Park Towers"
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99% sure the Hilton in Hamilton is not under construction. I don't know what is the tallest either

London - a toss up between 4 12 storey apartment blocks (60,70 capulet, 180 mill, 1503 Hyde)
Windsor - 12 storeys "Amica at Windsor"
Brampon - 27 storeys "Park Place"
Richmond Hill - 14 storeys "The Richmond"
Markham - 13 storeys "Eden Park Towers"
Vaughan - 18 storey "Centre Park Towers"
Thanks for the numbers. The Ontario section is very diffucult to get numbers off of.
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No shortage of construction here (mostly infill) but sadly our tallest here is the Louis-Boheme, 28 floors and its topped off. Once this building will be finished I believe our tallest will be some barn in the west-island or some triplex on Rene-Levesque....
We have a 31 storey building approved...
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In Vancouver it is currently The Georgia at 157m (48 floors)
And here is a rendering and a pic I took Saturday of its progress:


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We have a 31 storey building approved...
yeah now I know that its approved! Construction in a few weeks i reckon!


jesus, all excited over some 31 floor hotel which we won't see anyways because it's gonna be permanently hidden under Place Ville-Marie's shadow.
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Ottawa's tallest currently under construction is EDC (Export Development Canada). At 78m it's another stumpy box for our CBD, but a nice box and a LEED Gold box at that!

Current (just reached ground level):





Rendering:

Wow O-Town!, I had never seen these renderings. It's nicer than I had expected. The feds are still creating the boxes for downtown Ottawa but at least, with this one, they're trying something different... or should I say, they're trying something for once. I bet that top corner terrace will be a sweet spot for an espresso bar in the summer. mmm... food for thought.

I guess we can have a bit of hope for the other 4-5 buildings they will soon need.
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yeah now I know that its approved! Construction in a few weeks i reckon!


jesus, all excited over some 31 floor hotel which we won't see anyways because it's gonna be permanently hidden under Place Ville-Marie's shadow.
It's hard to get anything over 30 floors to be built in Montreal.

These 5 towers are approved too: I don't know which one is going to be our tallest U/C between those or Altitude Montréal... Probably Altitude. (~115m)


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^yeah i think altitude is taller, something like 100m...




now that's one fine lookin' er...box. Were it like 50 storeys it'd be the nicest office tower in the country.
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Edmonton has Epcor Tower under construction. Will be about 450 feet/137m, or Edmonton second tallest.
I thought it was confirmed to go to 149m, making it slightly taller than our current tallest?
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Here is a photo of the new courthouse U/C in Moncton. At five storeys, it is currently the tallest building under construction in the city.


photo by JimiThing

There are other five storey buildings under construction in Moncton as well (it seems like a popular number), including the new Casino NB hotel. The casino is the most expensive project under way in the city at present, with a value of about $100M.
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now that's one fine lookin' er...box. Were it like 50 storeys it'd be the nicest office tower in the country.
Here's a live webcam feed of EDC under construction:

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I thought it was confirmed to go to 149m, making it slightly taller than our current tallest?
The diagram for Edmonton has EPCOR listed as 149.4m, making it taller than Manulife place at 146m.
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