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Simcoe Place is an office building and shopping centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The tower 148 metres (486 feet) with 33 floors[2]. It was completed by architects Carlos A Ott and NORR in 1995. The late-Modernist building was built by developer Cadillac Fairview. It was the only major office tower built in Toronto during the mid-1990s, a period between the early decade real estate bubble and the building boom of the 21st century.

Simcoe Place
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General information
TypeOffice, Retail
Location200 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Coordinates43°38′42″N 79°23′09″W / 43.644981°N 79.385759°W / 43.644981; -79.385759Coordinates: 43°38′42″N 79°23′09″W / 43.644981°N 79.385759°W / 43.644981; -79.385759
Completed1995
OwnerCadillac Fairview
ManagementCadillac Fairview
Height
Roof140 m (460 ft)
Technical details
Floor count33
Floor area69,677 m2 (750,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectCarlos Ott[1]

As a special project The Globe and Mail reporter Mary Gooderham spent two years covering the construction, writing 110 columns on the subject. These were later compiled into a book titled A Building Goes Up: The Making of a Skyscraper.

It is the head office for Workplace Safety & Insurance Board.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Simcoe Place
  2. ^ "Simcoe Place". The Skyscraper Center. Retrieved 2017-06-12.

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