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Old Posted Jun 30, 2020, 3:25 AM
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It's funny I always thought the older one made the building look much fatter than it actually is. Can't tell if it got shrunk or if the renders were just weird. Interesting the balconies are gone now on the north side, wonder if some aren't going to have or if the balconies for the north side are at the ones at the corners.
No balconies on north side at all
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Old Posted Jun 30, 2020, 3:27 AM
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In the renders of the Fort & Graham corner it always showed what looked like a CRU above the mall entrance, and I always thought it was just to make the renders look nicer... but it actually looks like there's a unit up there. I'm not sure what it's for or how you get there but it definitely looks like it's being finished to house.. something.
It’s not a unit, it’s just a high ceiling-ed new entry vestibule.
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Old Posted Jun 30, 2020, 6:57 AM
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It’s not a unit, it’s just a high ceiling-ed new entry vestibule.
It would have looked great, more big city style to have a few retail spots around the escalator opening..Sad..You might think with about 600 some residents in the 400 units @ 300 main st..and Earl's etc that night increase the need for a few CRU spots @ Winnipeg Square?
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Old Posted Jun 30, 2020, 5:34 PM
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There will be CRUs on the mezz along the path of the skywalk corridor.

Also, first balconies went on today on west side and they are literally a shitty bare block of concrete.
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Old Posted Jun 30, 2020, 5:40 PM
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There will be CRUs on the mezz along the path of the skywalk corridor.

Also, first balconies went on today on west side and they are literally a shitty bare block of concrete.
You mean precast concrete balconies?

Appearances aside - those are the best balconies one could reasonably expect.

Low maintenance, high durability. Built in slope, nothing to rot.

Not sure what your issue is with them..?
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Also, first balconies went on today on west side and they are literally a shitty bare block of concrete.
You'd rather have tissue paper?
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I've been to Dubai...there, balconies are made from solid gold and unicorn horns.
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Old Posted Jun 30, 2020, 9:33 PM
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I've been to Dubai...there, balconies are made from solid gold and unicorn horns.
What am I doing here
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Old Posted Jun 30, 2020, 9:35 PM
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You mean precast concrete balconies?

Appearances aside - those are the best balconies one could reasonably expect.

Low maintenance, high durability. Built in slope, nothing to rot.

Not sure what your issue is with them..?
I think I’ve just been on this project too long and everything about it has become aggravating. From a dramatic absence of planning and coordination to serious quality issues. Throw heat in and the blandness of the balconies blew me over the top lol
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I've been to Dubai...there, balconies are made from solid gold and unicorn horns.
This is classic.
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Old Posted Jul 1, 2020, 1:43 PM
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From Fort and Graham.

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This view definitely shows a unit of some sort at ground level at the very least, and maybe some along Graham as well?

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I've been to Dubai...there, balconies are made from solid gold and unicorn horns.
Well I'll be damned! That sounds a lot more pleasant than being in the Land of Beer Snakes.
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From Fort and Graham.

Not happening.

EDIT: Sorry I misquoted, this was supposed to be a response to Buzzg
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So weird, I wonder why they used two floor steel columns for the previous few floors and are now back to using three floor columns.
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So weird, I wonder why they used two floor steel columns for the previous few floors and are now back to using three floor columns.
Well you know there have been a lot of ooopsy daisies on this project...
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Well if it didn’t blow over in Tuesday nights’ windstorm, it should be ok...right? RIGHT?
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So weird, I wonder why they used two floor steel columns for the previous few floors and are now back to using three floor columns.
I don't think it's that weird.

Ultimately, it's up to the steel supplier to figure out how they want to piece together the steel frame.

Depending on steel size efficiencies - it may make more sense to go two or three floors depending on the steel section.
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I think the concrete balconies are fairly standard and will look like what Glasshouse installed. Not the prettiest things, but not sure what else you could expect from a balcony.
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