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Old Posted Jan 4, 2012, 2:00 PM
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Important projects need their own threads... no one else is doing it so I will
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Old Posted Jan 4, 2012, 3:38 PM
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Old Posted Jan 4, 2012, 6:37 PM
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^Wow. That's a nice podium. Reminds me of something you'd see in Toronto...
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Wow nice...

any sky level pictures?
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Old Posted Jan 4, 2012, 7:09 PM
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I have no idea where that came from maybe we can call it 18.55 rose street , it appeared from the link explaining the towers height weird
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Could a hotel possibly be incorporated into this development? A mix of ground floor retail, hotel and office space. At least then the hotel could take up a chunk of the space. I also wish this city block redevelopment could also have a new Cineplex Theatre built on it, maybe wrapping around the 1855 Rose Street tower in an L-shape.
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Could a hotel possibly be incorporated into this development? A mix of ground floor retail, hotel and office space. At least then the hotel could take up a chunk of the space. I also wish this city block redevelopment could also have a new Cineplex Theatre built on it, maybe wrapping around the 1855 Rose Street tower in an L-shape.
I want us to finally get a high end Scotiabank Theatre like Saskatoon.
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I want us to finally get a high end Scotiabank Theatre like Saskatoon.
My preferred locations would be right on Vic between Hamilton or as part of the now dead library redevelopment.

Having it on Broad could liven up that section of downtown though.

All pie-in-the-sky dreaming of course.

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Old Posted Jan 4, 2012, 7:20 PM
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The middle part of the tower appears to be the size of city hall , this will be a major skyline changer.
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The middle part of the tower appears to be the size of city hall , this will be a major skyline changer.
That's about right! The City hall is also 16 storeys; however, 1855 Rose will still be 11 metres taller. This thing will be a skyline changer!!!
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I have to say that i really like the looks of the building. I would just like to tweak the design a little so it doesn't look like the front of a Rolls Royce Phantom....

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Hey. Ill take a Rolls Royce anyday rolling on 22'', better than lets say a ford...

Pretty funny tho still haha, Cant wait to see this puppy under construction!!!!
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I have to say that i really like the looks of the building. I would just like to tweak the design a little so it doesn't look like the front of a Rolls Royce Phantom....
Lol.

This thing is going to block most of Conexus, Bank of Montreal, and FCC from most views from the East end.

Overall it's got a very retro feel, but with newer, clearer glass. I'm really quite liking it. It'll give SaskTel a run for the money for the fatscraper champion in Regina.
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Lol.

This thing is going to block most of Conexus, Bank of Montreal, and FCC from most views from the East end.

Overall it's got a very retro feel, but with newer, clearer glass. I'm really quite liking it. It'll give SaskTel a run for the money for the fatscraper champion in Regina.
It'll be the largest office building in the province in terms of square footage.
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woooooo! that is one sexy building


and it will look nicer with the real glass
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Is this still going through?
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Old Posted Jan 5, 2012, 2:25 PM
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The Sasktel building will continue to be larger. It has 440,000 sq. ft. while this has 400,000 sq. ft.

People ignore the Sasktel building because the building is occupied by a crown.
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The Sasktel building will continue to be larger. It has 440,000 sq. ft. while this has 400,000 sq. ft.

People ignore the Sasktel building because the building is occupied by a crown.
Are you sure you don't have your numbers switched? The city documents say 437,000 sq. ft. for this project.

http://www.regina.ca/opencms/export/...1/CR11-123.pdf

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“The overall floor area is 440,000 square feet, which would make it the largest office building in the province with respect to the floor area,” said Fred Searle, manager of the city’s development review branch.
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Old Posted Jan 5, 2012, 5:32 PM
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I thought this project was APPROVED already?? Isnt construction scheduled for sometime this year?
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