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Bay-Adelaide Centre West

333 Bay Street
Toronto ON Canada

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began2006
  Finished2009
Floor Count50
Basement Floors4
Floor Area107,054 m²
Building Uses
 - office
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
 - neo-classical
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire715 ftCity of Toronto
facade overrun
Roof706 ftCity of Toronto
top of mechanical
Top floor663 ftCity of Toronto

Description
Architect: WZMH Architects
Developer: Brookfield Properties Corp.


• certified LEED Gold core & shell


• Existing 6 storey elevator shaft from previously incomplete 57 Story Office tower to be demolished and made into an urban plaza.

• A 11-storey historic façade of the former National Building, with retention & integration of historically listed building 347 Bay Street, is restored, preserved and incorporated in building entrance.

• Retail concourse level with PATH system connection.

• Launched in the boom of 1980 years, a 57-storeys tower was to be constructed with a cost about US$ 1 billion. It was controversal from opposites of massive huge structures, because it would be higher than official plans. To be approved, the developers spent US$ 80 million in other projects. Construction although began in 1990 and due to recession, it was stopped on-hold in 1993 after spending US$ 500 millions on it. The parking garage and concrete shaft stood as monument in city downtown, known as 'the bunker' or 'the stump'. In 1998 TrizecHahn revived it for short time. In 2000 was revived again, when TrizecHahn sold 50% to Brookfield for about US$ 49 millions, declaring it would be shorter. Only in 2005 the project restarted with towers of about 43 to 50 storeys for tenants KPMG and Goodmanns LLP. On December 11, 2006 the construction restarted and was finished with 51 storeys in July 2009.

First design - http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=1494

Second design - http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=84221

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