Toronto: Tallest building in Canada breaks ground

October 11, 2017

Did you know?, International

Toronto: Tallest building in Canada breaks ground

The tallest building in Canada breaks ground. The One will be located in Toronto’s Yorkville neighborhood. The 85-story building will stand 1,004 feet (306 meters) tall.

First Canadian Place is currently the tallest building in Canada at 978 feet (298 meters). The tallest structure in Canada is the CN Tower which stands 1,815 feet (553 meters).

Toronto currently has approximately 28 buildings that are 600 feet (183 meters) or taller.

The tallest buildings in some North American cities:

Calgary: Brookfield Place East 810ft (247m)
Vancouver: Living Shangri-La 659ft (201m)
Edmonton: Epcor Tower 490ft (149m)
Winnipeg: 201 Portage 420ft (128m)

New York: One World Trade Center 1,776ft (541m)
Chicago: Willis Tower (Sears Tower) 1,450ft (442m)
Los Angeles: Wilshire Grand Center 1,100ft (335m)
San Francisco: Salesforce Tower 1,070ft (326m)
Atlanta: Bank of America Plaza 1,023ft (311.8m)
Houston: JPMorgan Chase Tower 1,002ft (305.4m)

Mexico City: Torre Reforma 800ft (244m)

Video: Current Toronto skyline

Video: Metropolitan Toronto skyline -Mississauga

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