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Old January 2nd, 2012, 09:44 PM   #901
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Why not? Every other building in the world does. If spires were not counted, there would be about half the number of buildings in the Supertall section than there are now.
Cities that suddenly now have "supertalls" would no longer have them.
I look at it in terms of the surrounding buildings and approach the issue from that perspective.

If the buildings that surround the Trump tower relied on spires for their height, then it wouldn't be much of a stretch to say that they are of a similar height. The BMO & Scotiabank towers don't do that though.. They genuinely look to be much taller than the Trump tower. The Trump tower is like a smaller brother holding up a hockey stick, beside them.

So my point really is: If all the towers in the area were holding hockey sticks, it would be fair to compare their heights with the spires included. I just don't want to end up in the situation where you have to say "The Trump tower is pretty much as tall as the bmo & scotiabank towers" cause when you look at the skyline that statement sounds like a bunch of crap.
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Old January 8th, 2012, 01:13 PM   #902
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If people look up to these towers, they think that the Trump tower is shorter, but we know better.
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Old January 28th, 2012, 04:11 AM   #903
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Old January 29th, 2012, 02:08 AM   #904
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the hotel in this opens in 3 days, but yet they still have cladding to do! (I wonder if it will be delayed?)
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Old January 30th, 2012, 03:37 PM   #905
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in 3 days??? wow ... so soon.
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Old February 12th, 2012, 08:28 AM   #906
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Old February 13th, 2012, 10:37 PM   #907
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Great shots! Looks like the dome is clad and just awaiting some final touches.
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Old February 14th, 2012, 12:03 AM   #908
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I think it's only the antenna that makes 282 m. It's better to change the height to 236 m (roof), since it's not basically a proper spire. In the photos it's apparent that the building is way shorter than scotia plaza and only the ugly antenna that makes it taller.
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Old February 14th, 2012, 02:51 PM   #909
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Scotiaplaza is still the tallest in that section
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Old February 20th, 2012, 09:12 AM   #910
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Old March 13th, 2012, 09:02 AM   #911
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Old March 13th, 2012, 09:48 AM   #912
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Old March 13th, 2012, 02:56 PM   #913
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Wait for the Summer and the beautiful sunsets and then take the same first picture and see how dazzling that is! ... sounds so "Jazzy"
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Old March 17th, 2012, 08:59 AM   #914
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Old March 17th, 2012, 08:54 PM   #915
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Old March 19th, 2012, 05:07 PM   #916
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Small amount of space without a proper crane makes things a little tough.
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Old March 23rd, 2012, 07:36 AM   #917
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Old March 24th, 2012, 08:53 AM   #918
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Can you imagine the guy who paid millions of dollars for the penthouse...
I think I'll sit out on my private deck and enjoy some sun...
What??? Hello people in Scotia plaza who can "look down" on me...
My Real Estate agent told me this building is taller than that Scotia tower ... Dam!
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Old March 26th, 2012, 01:07 AM   #919
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Old March 26th, 2012, 06:07 AM   #920
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My Real Estate agent told me this building is taller than that Scotia tower ... Dam!
If the penthouse buyer thought that, he/she is really careless/daft.
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