Urban Toronto | May 03, 2021
Mizrahi Developments‘ The One is bringing Canada’s first supertall—a skyscraper exceeding 300 metres in height—to Toronto’s Yonge and Bloor intersection, and the future landmark’s early above-grade progress is already generating quite the buzz. Earlier this week we caught up with recent construction progress of the 85-storey luxury condo and hotel tower, designed by UK-based architects Foster + Partners with Toronto’s Core Architects, but a new series of photographs sent to us by Mizrahi offers a close-up look at some of the jaw-dropping views from within and around the tower’s rising steel structure. We’re going with a minimum of text here, just enjoy the dramatic images!
Looking through steel structure and black crane mast at The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi
Looking north through steel structure black crane mast at The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi
Levelling a concrete pour at The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi
Rebar being encased by a concrete pour at The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi
Looking east through steel structure and black crane mast at The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi
Looking southeast through steel structure, red concrete pump, and south podium at The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi
Work progressing atop the south podium at The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi
Looking northwest to the black crane at The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi
Looking northwest across Yonge Street to the topped-off south podium at The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi
Looking southeast towards the flagship retail space at The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi
A peek inside the flagship retail space at The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi
Looking southwest across the Bloor-Yonge intersection to the flagship retail space at The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi
The One looking tall already on the southwest corner of Bloor and Yonge, image courtesy of Mizrahi
The One is currently gunning for even more height than its approved 308.6 metres, seeking approval for a new 94-storey, 338.3-metre height. If granted, the increase would allow The One to hold onto its title as Canada’s tallest building, against the competing 312-metre SkyTower at Pinnacle One Yonge now under construction a few kilometres to the south.
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