The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

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Height: Architectural 117.7 m / 386 ft
Height: Occupied 94.9 m / 311 ft
Height: To Tip 118 m / 387 ft
Floors Above Ground 22
Floors Below Ground 3
# of Elevators 10
Top Elevator Speed 3.56 m/s
Tower GFA 73,393 m² / 789,996 ft²
# of Parking Spaces 100


Official Name The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
Other Names The SickKids Research & Learning Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Canada
City Toronto
Street Address & Map 686 Bay Street
Postal Code M5G 0A4
Building Function education
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2007
Construction Start 2010
Completion 2013
Official Website SickKids

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer The Hospital for Sick Children
Design Diamond Schmitt Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Halcrow Yolles
MEP Engineer
Design H.H. Angus & Associates Limited; MMM Group
Main Contractor EllisDon Construction Services Inc.
Other Consultant
• Acoustics Aercoustics Engineering
• Fire Leber / Rubes Inc.
• Landscape dtah
• Sustainability CDML Consulting Ltd.
• Traffic BA Group
• Vertical Transportation H.H. Angus & Associates Limited
• Wind RWDI
Material Supplier
• Cladding SOTA Glazing Inc.
• Concrete CBM, St. Marys Cement Group
• Elevator Otis Elevator Company
• HVAC TWA Panel Systems

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