^ Looking at that picture of the top climber I wonder if the crane operator feels every vibration from the work going on in the building.
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Here is a pic of the crane being set up
And the crane already set up, all in one day.
Took the photos with my camera phone so resolution is shoddy.But you can see Buskerfest has already shut down Front St. in front of the Sony Centre on the second photo.
I agree with Ramako,on the weird angle of the crane, even if it is an external crane. Looks like it is too far from the building.
i'm a big fan of eigth avenue place, its a great building and i would trade the L-tower for it if given the chance, i'm dissapointed they cancelled the old design. it looked much more engaging at ground level than the current design, not to mention it actually looked like an L
^Maybe they'll use this crane to construct the foundation and podium, then install the external crane afterwards for the tower?
I think it's pretty obvious that there is going to be two cranes.
Look at the SSP diagram:
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Toronto City Model:
Miami where the tower section fell on the There's Something About Mary house??? Top climber...
To climb those cranes, you have to separate the top from the tower in order to lift it and insert a new section...
I'll stick to my nice bottom (inside) climbers where the whole structure lifts itself INSIDE the building thanx very much...
yes, i had suspected the safety angle was the reason... good insider info VDub!
The Crane! The Crane!!
Sounds familiar, like I just used that phrase last week for Aura..
all good, at least we know there blogger is reading this site, unless Cityzen is the blogger!!!
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