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Old November 16th, 2005, 05:29 PM   #221
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Valantino there's a little known federal bylaw in the States that prohibits broadcast of any original dramas that are set outside of the continental U.S. (Hawaii successfully challenged the constitutionality of the law a number of times by bringing Jack Lord and Tom Selleck to the table.. Alaska's 15 minutes of fame exploited a bureaucratic achilles heel: production on that chilly show was allowed to proceed while the scripts were being assessed/analysed in Washington (apparently this is still in process).
Fascinating, any idea when this was instigated?
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Old November 17th, 2005, 02:28 AM   #222
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So is the US which pushes the whole world in terms of cultural free trade, particularly concerning movies and entertainment, the worlds most protectionist country when it comes to TV productions...hence why the US has to reproduce UK TV programs with American actors I assume. How does this impact PBS.
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Old November 17th, 2005, 04:05 AM   #223
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Oh the irony.
It's quite mouth-watering.
Isn't it?
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Old November 17th, 2005, 04:10 AM   #224
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Here's the list I'm maintaining over at UrbanToronto.
Note: There is talk of ROCP Phase III for the Yonge & Gerrard parking lot. Stay tuned for that.


The list is for buildings greater than 400 feet, or 40 floors or more when height is unknown.

If you see anything that needs correcting/updating, let me know and I'll change it up.


Black Text Indicates The Building Is Built
Red Text Indicates The Building Is Under Construction
Blue Text Indicates The Residential &/Or Hotel Tower Is In Sales
Green Text Indicates A Proposed Residential &/Or Hotel Tower
Purple Text Indicates An Office Tower Proposal
* This Symbol Indicates The Building Is Located In Mississauga


Sapphire Tower - 1,122 ft spire (1,030 ft. roof) 88 floors

---------1,100 ft---------

Trump International - 1,064 ft. spire (988 ft. roof) 70 floors

---------1,000 ft---------

First Canadian Place - 978 ft. 72 floors
Scotia Plaza - 902 ft. 68 floors

----------900 ft----------

Canada Trust Tower [BCE Place] - 856 ft. 53 floors

----------800 ft----------

Commerce Court West [Commerce Court] - 784 ft. 57 floors
Toronto Dominion Bank Tower [Toronto-Dominion Centre] - 731 ft. 56 floors
1 Bloor East - 718 ft. 60 floors
Signature Tower [CityPlace] - 714 ft. 69 floors

----------700 ft----------

Ritz Carlton Hotel [Simcoe Place] - 699 ft. 53 floors
Shangri-La - 686 ft. 65 floors
Bay Wellington Tower [BCE Place] - 679 ft. 49 floors
BCE III [BCE Place] - HEIGHT NEEDED 49 floors
Wellington Square [Simcoe Place] - HEIGHT NEEDED 48 floors
Bay-Adelaide Centre - 679 ft. 45 Floors
Four Seasons Hotel - HEIGHT NEEDED 55 floors
ROM Tower [Royal Ontario Museum] - 648 ft. 40 floors
City Centre Tower [Hummingbird Centre] - 619 ft. 50 floors
Royal Trust Tower [Toronto-Dominion Centre] - 600 ft. 46 floors

----------600 ft----------

Richmond-Adelaide Centre [Richmond-Adelaide Centre] - 595 ft. 41 floors
Royal Bank Plaza South [Royal Bank Plaza] - 591 ft. 40 floors
1 King West - 578 ft. 51 floors
151 Front Street West - 549 ft. 36 floors
44 Charles Street West [Manulife Centre] - 545 ft. 51 floors
MLSE Tower I [MLSE Complex] - 545 ft. 53 floors
Quantum II [Minto Midtown] - 525 ft. 52 floors
One City Hall Phase II [One City Hall Condominiums] - HEIGHT NEEDED 50 floors
The Uptown Residences - 518 ft. 48 floors
Festival Tower - 514 ft. 42 floors
MLSE Tower II [MLSE Complex] - 506 ft. 49 floors
College Park Tower I [RoCP] - 505 ft. 52 floors
*Parkside Village - Tower I [Parkside Village] - 505 ft. 50 floors
79 Wellington Street West [Toronto-Dominion Centre] - 504 ft. 39 floors
Harbour View Estates II [CityPlace] - 503 ft. 49 floors
Exchange Tower - 502 ft. 36 floors

----------500 ft----------

The 250 [Eaton Centre] - 494 ft. 35 floors
Two Bloor West - 488 ft. 34 floors
Bank of America Tower [Simcoe Place] - 486 ft. 33 floors
West ONE [CityPlace] - 484 ft. 49 floors
Montage [CityPlace] - HEIGHT NEEDED 47 floors
Parkway Forest I [Parkway Forest] - 479 ft. 48 floors
Commerce Court North [Commerce Court] - 476 ft. 34 floors
Spire - 476 ft. 45 floors
Simpson Tower - 472 ft. 33 floors
Cadillac Fairview Tower [Eaton Centre] - 466 ft. 36 floors
Murano Tower I [The Murano] - 459 ft. 41 floors
Pantages Tower [Pantages Place] - 458 ft. 46 floors
*Parkside Village - Tower II [Parkside Village] - 456 ft. 45 floors
*Parkside Village - Tower III [Parkside Village] - 456 ft. 45 floors
Palace Place [The Palace Pier] - 453 ft. 46 floors
Palace Pier [The Palace Pier] - 453 ft. 46 floors
College Park Tower II [RoCP] - HEIGHT NEEDED - 45 floors
Casa - 453 ft. 43 floors
Continental Bank of Canada Building [Richmond-Adelaide Centre] - 449 ft. 33 floors
18 York Street - 449 ft. 37 floors
Pinnacle Building C [Pinnacle Centre] - 449 ft. 46 floors
Sheraton Centre Hotel [Sheraton Centre] - 443 ft. 43 floors
Two Bloor East [Hudson's Bay Centre] - 439 ft. 34 floors
Ernst & Young Tower [Toronto-Dominion Centre] - 437 ft. 31 floors
The MET Phase I [The Met Condos] - 431 ft. 43 floors
Empire Tower [NY Towers] - 427 ft. 28 floors
One Financial Place - 424 ft. 31 floors
Leaside Towers II [Leaside Towers] - 423 ft. 44 floors
Leaside Towers I [Leaside Towers] - 423 ft. 44 floors
590 Jarvis - 423 ft. 41 floors
Canadian Pacific Tower [Toronto Dominion Centre] - 420 ft. 32 floors
Metro Hall West [Metro Hall] - 420 ft. 27 floors
Parkway Forest II [Parkway Forest] - 420 ft. 42 floors
Parkway Forest IV [Parkway Forest] - 420 ft. 42 floors
Parkway Forest V [Parkway Forest] - 420 ft. 42 floors
Marriott Hotel/Plaza 2 Apartments [Hudson's Bay Centre] - 415 ft. 41 floors
Sun Life Centre East Tower [Sun Life Centre] - 410 ft. 28 floors
N1 [CityPlace] - 410 ft. 42 floors
Yonge Eglinton Centre I [Yonge Eglinton Centre] - 408 ft. 30 floors
Royal York Hotel - 407 ft. 28 floors
Harbour View Estates I [CityPlace] - HEIGHT NEEDED 40 floors
Number One York Quay South Tower [Harbour Square] - HEIGHT NEEDED 40 floors
*Parkside Village - Tower IV [Parkside Village] - HEIGHT NEEDED 40 floors
*Parkside Village - Tower V [Parkside Village] - HEIGHT NEEDED 40 floors


SUB-LISTS
Built
1) First Canadian Place - 978 ft. 72 floors
2) Scotia Plaza - 902 ft. 68 floors
3) Canada Trust Tower [BCE Place] - 856 ft. 53 floors
4) Commerce Court West [Commerce Court] - 784 ft. 57 floors
5) Toronto Dominion Bank Tower [Toronto-Dominion Centre] - 731 ft. 56 floors
6) Bay Wellington Tower [BCE Place] - 679 ft. 49 floors
7) Royal Trust Tower [Toronto-Dominion Centre] - 600 ft. 46 floors
8) Royal Bank Plaza South [Royal Bank Plaza] - 591 ft. 40 floors
9) 1 King West - 578 ft. 51 floors
10) 44 Charles Street West [Manulife Centre] - 545 ft. 51 floors
11) 79 Wellington Street West [Toronto-Dominion Centre] - 504 ft. 39 floors
12) Harbour View Estates II [CityPlace] - 503 ft. - 49 floors
13) Exchange Tower - 502 ft. 36 floors
14) The 250 [Eaton Centre] - 494 ft. 35 floors
15) Two Bloor West - 488 ft. 34 floors
16) Bank of America Tower [Simcoe Place] - 486 ft. 33 floors
17) Commerce Court North [Commerce Court] - 476 ft. 34 floors
18) Simpson Tower - 472 ft. 33 floors
19) Cadillac Fairview Tower [Eaton Centre] - 466 ft. 36 floors
20) Pantages Tower [Pantages Place] - 458 ft. 46 floors
21) Palace Place [The Palace Pier] - 453 ft. 46 floors
22) Palace Pier [The Palace Pier] - 453 ft. 46 floors
23) Continental Bank of Canada Building [Richmond-Adelaide Centre] - 449 ft. 33 floors
24) Sheraton Centre Hotel [Sheraton Centre] - 443 ft. 43 floors
25) Two Bloor East [Hudson's Bay Centre] - 439 ft. 34 floors
26) Ernst & Young Tower [Toronto-Dominion Centre] - 437 ft. 31 floors
27) Empire Tower [NY Towers] - 427 ft. 28 floors
28) One Financial Place - 424 ft. 31 floors
29) Leaside Towers II [Leaside Towers] - 423 ft. 44 floors
30) Leaside Towers I [Leaside Towers] - 423 ft. 44 floors
31) Canadian Pacific Tower [Toronto Dominion Centre] - 420 ft. 32 floors
32) Metro Hall West [Metro Hall] - 420 ft. 27 floors
33) Marriott Hotel/Plaza 2 Apartments [Hudson's Bay Centre] - 415 ft. 41 floors
34) Sun Life Centre East Tower [Sun Life Centre] - 410 ft. 28 floors
35) Yonge Eglinton Centre I [Yonge Eglinton Centre] - 408 ft. 30 floors
36) Royal York Hotel - 407 ft. 28 floors
37) Number One York Quay South Tower [Harbour Square] - HEIGHT NEEDED 40 floors
38) Harbour View Estates I [CityPlace] - HEIGHT NEEDED 40 floors

Buildings Under Construction
1) College Park Tower I [RoCP] - 505 ft. 52 floors
2) West ONE [CityPlace] - 484 ft. 49 floors
3) Spire - 476 ft. 45 floors
4) Murano Tower I [The Murano] - 459 ft. 41 floors
5) College Park Tower II [RoCP] - HEIGHT NEEDED - 45 floors
6) The MET Phase I [The Met Condos] - 431 ft. 43 floors
7) N1 [CityPlace] - 410 ft. 42 floors


Residential &/or Hotel Towers In Sales
1) Sapphire Tower - 1,122 ft spire (1,030 ft. roof) 88 floors
2) Trump International - 1,064 ft. spire (988 ft. roof) 70 floors
3) Ritz Carlton Hotel [Simcoe Place] - 699 ft. 53 floors
4) Quantum II [Minto Midtown] - 525 ft. 52 floors
5) The Uptown Residences - 518 ft. 48 floors
6) Montage [CityPlace] - HEIGHT NEEDED 47 floors
7) Casa - 453 ft. 43 floors


Proposed Residential &/or Hotel Towers
1) 1 Bloor East - 718 ft. 60 floors
2) Signature Tower [CityPlace] - 714 ft. 69 floors
3) Shangri-La - 686 ft. 65 floors
4) Four Seasons Hotel - HEIGHT NEEDED 55 floors
5) ROM Tower [Royal Ontario Museum] - 648 ft. 40 floors
6) City Centre Tower [Hummingbird Centre] - 619 ft. 50 floors
7) MLSE Tower I [MLSE Complex] - 545 ft. 53 floors
8) Festival Tower - 514 ft. 42 floors
9) MLSE Tower II [MLSE Complex] - 506 ft. 49 floors
10) *Parkside Village - Tower I [Parkside Village] - 505 ft. 50 floors
11) One City Hall Phase II [One City Hall Condominiums] - HEIGHT NEEDED 50 floors
12) Parkway Forest I [Parkway Forest] - 479 ft. 48 floors
13) *Parkside Village - Tower II [Parkside Village] - 456 ft. 45 floors
14) *Parkside Village - Tower III [Parkside Village] - 456 ft. 45 floors
15) Pinnacle Building C [Pinnacle Centre] - 449 ft. 46 floors
16) 590 Jarvis - 423 ft. 41 floors
17) Parkway Forest II [Parkway Forest] - 420 ft. 42 floors
18) Parkway Forest IV [Parkway Forest] - 420 ft. 42 floors
19) Parkway Forest V [Parkway Forest] - 420 ft. 42 floors
20) *Parkside Village - Tower IV [Parkside Village] - HEIGHT NEEDED 40 floors
21) *Parkside Village - Tower V [Parkside Village] - HEIGHT NEEDED 40 floors


Office Tower Proposals
1) BCE III [BCE Place] - HEIGHT NEEDED 49 floors
2) Wellington Square [Simcoe Place] - HEIGHT NEEDED 48 floors
3) Bay-Adelaide Centre - 679 ft. 45 Floors
4) Richmond-Adelaide Centre [Richmond-Adelaide Centre] - 595 ft. 41 floors
5) 151 Front Street West - 549 ft. 36 floors
6) 18 York Street - 449 ft. 37 floors


TOTALS
Built - 38
Buildings Under Construction - 7
Residential &/or Hotel Towers In Sales - 7
Proposed Residential &/or Hotel Towers - 21
Office Tower Proposals - 6

Grand Total: 79
woww too much towers
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Old November 17th, 2005, 03:44 PM   #225
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I realize that my brand of humour is usually obscure (an rarely funny to the outside world) but I really thought my post was transparent enough to elicit a chuckle, not create confusion.
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Old November 17th, 2005, 06:34 PM   #226
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Sneaky devil.
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Old November 18th, 2005, 08:40 AM   #227
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Good Lord.

Re: Daniel Libeskind's HummingBird....
188.7 m / 619 ft.

Forget this render:



Don't go to SSP very often so I haven't seen these:





Forget that I ever said it was awkward. This is a signature masterpiece.
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Old November 18th, 2005, 04:45 PM   #228
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Wow...what a landmark
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Old November 18th, 2005, 04:50 PM   #229
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That looks like a *****......
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Old November 18th, 2005, 09:12 PM   #230
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Go see a doctor if yours looks like that.
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Old November 18th, 2005, 11:39 PM   #231
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That is a building only its architect can love. All that glass would look better in a box.
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I love it, just hope that the edges would be "smoothed out"
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Go see a doctor if yours looks like that.
I was just joking, get a sense of humor.
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I was just joking, get a sense of humor.
i think he was too
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That looks like a *****......
Nothing wrong with that.
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Lol, heck it is a 200m *****....
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I was just joking, get a sense of humor.
As was I. Practice what you preach.
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That looks like a *****......
ya...well.....you look like a *****.
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