I'd much rather we'd unlock more land in the core to development than to concentrate density in a few super-tall sites.
I'm perfectly happy with the CN Tower's observatory height being peak, arbitrary or not.
400m pencil towers?? Where? Containing what?Like i said up above, the Toronto Financial District in the future can definitely support and handle a couple residential 400+ meter pencil towers without going through too much municipal bureaucracy
Another place for sure is somewhere in the City of Mississauga which should be breaking the 300+ meter mark very soon
...anyways lets not get off topic,, a couple approved towers @ 330m + 305m here are not too shabby
You'd shadow NPS on the former. 33 Yonge has preliminary plans but that's all I can say.The University/York/King triangle could hold 2 to 3 towers of that size without running into shadowing concerns. 33 Yonge is another prime location which is currently underbuilt, and an office/hotel (mostly office) combo would fit very well there.
Somewhat on-topic and too early to start a thread. I'm off on holiday to teach my 90 year-old Mother chess (thanks a bunch "Queen's Gambit")... and thought I'd share this tidbit with the UT family. Best wishes to all for the holidays and stay safe.
Anonymous tipsters at Frank Gehry's studio leaked an early sketch for a 400 metre mixed-use tower, likely destined for the stalled YSL site. Though the green glazing will not be welcomed by all, the seasonal built form is definitely outside the box.
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Candid photo of Frank pointing ^ to the render. Best wishes to Frank.Cheers.