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Figures

Height: Architectural 205 m / 673 ft
Height: Occupied 178.9 m / 587 ft
Height: To Tip 205 m / 673 ft
Floors Above Ground 59
Floors Below Ground 3
# of Elevators 10
Top Elevator Speed 3.56 m/s
Tower GFA 46,788 m² / 503,622 ft²
Development GFA 56,078 m² / 603,619 ft²
# of Apartments 600
# of Parking Spaces 373

Facts

Official Name L Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Canada
City Toronto
Street Address & Map 8 The Esplanade
Postal Code M5E 1A5
Building Function residential
Energy Label LEED Certified
Proposed 2005
Construction Start 2010
Completion 2015
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Regional Ranking #210 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #22 Tallest in Canada
City Ranking #17 Tallest in Toronto

Companies Involved

Owner Castlepoint Numa; The Board of Management for the Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts
Developer Cityzen Development Group; Fernbrook Homes Limited; Sony Centre
Architect
Design Studio Daniel Libeskind
Architect of Record Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Jablonsky, Ast and Partners
MEP Engineer
Design Smith + Andersen
Main Contractor Dominus Construction Group
Other Consultant
• Acoustics HGC Engineering
• Foundation Deep Foundations Contractors Inc
• Geotechnical Isherwood Geostructural Engineers
• Interiors Studio Munge
• Landscape Claude Cormier + Associés Inc.
• Planning Era Planning Architecture Consulting CO. LTD.
• Wind Gradient Wind Engineering Inc.

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper

Canada Chapter Tours The L Tower
27 Feb 2014 – Tour Report

Global News

Long-Awaited Crane Removal Underway at L Tower
3 May 2016 – On May 3, the long-anticipated removal of a crane…

Safety Concerns over Crane Holding Up Completion of L Tower in Toronto
23 Nov 2015 – A little rust-colored derrick crane is being…

Toronto’s Tall Building Boom Continues With 'L' Tower Topping Out
10 Oct 2012 – Studio Daniel Libeskind will host a ceremony…

Research Papers

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I


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