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Since I live in the area and have a digital I'll try to update this post every few weeks.

Some recently found shots from 2001.
November 18, 2001
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Sunday August 25, 2002 Photos of 1 King St W
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Monday Photo. Rebar around base
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Wednesday August 28
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Thursday Sept 5
The crane is ready to go. The concrete base was poured today. Someone posted that the crane will go up Saturday. If true I'll have more photos then.
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Friday Sept 6 (7PM)
The crane parts for the crane installing the King W crane are being brought in. Tommorrow we will have a crane. Stay tuned Saturday.
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Saturday Sept 7 (10AM)
The crane is being put in place. I think its time to give thanks to the man whose vision and moxy made this happen Harry Stinson (see photo 9). Hello to Brad a fellow forum member who I met this morning. Additional photos will come later today.
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The Man Of The Hour: Harry
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Saturday (2PM)
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Saturday (3:30) The top part is beginning to take shape
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View From St Lawrence Market Area (crane not seen)
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Saturday (5PM)
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Sunday Sept 8, (9am)
Crane at lower left side
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Finished Crane
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Oct 11
Went by and saw the crane in action. It noticably sways. Lots of guys on the project.

Crane rising over city
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Working On The Basement
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Nov 2, 2002
Working On The Basement. First basement floor walls done.
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Side view of first floor.
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Nov 9, 2002
Construction continues even on a Saturday. Every project that I went to today was active. Trying to finish before winter or is it something else? First underground level almost done.
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Workers are in such short demand that they are hiring kids
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Cutting the cement along the sides
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Nov 13, 2002
New rebar work done in the last few days. Stairs to the bottom floor now in. Rebar within 15 feet of street level.
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See how much cement they've cut away since Saturday. Check three photos up.
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Nov 30, 2002
Getting closer to the top. Second underground floor almost done.
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A ramp. For cars?
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December 7, 2002
Slowly rising
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Dec 9, 2002
To the street we go.
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First street level attempt. Only one foot to go.
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Dec 14, 2002
It hits the street. Yes its only some rebar but the rest is coming fast.

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Dec 26, 2002
The work is very complex so it is moving slowly.

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January 14, 2003
Slowly moving to street level
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February 7, 2003
Above Ground Finally

Moving Garbage Out. This container hit the wall twice while I was watching as the crane operator tried to hit his mark. Of course he can't see his mark, he needs someone at ground level to tell him where to go.
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The crane above the project. He can't see most of the site.
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Looking north towards King
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Looking north: a close up
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Looking south from King. Couldn't open the wires in the opening because the workers were too close so the wires are in the picture. First floor beginning to rise.
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Sorry that it is a little blury. From the north side of King looking south. The start of the climb above the hoarding.
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February 23, 2003
Slowly moving up
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From the north side of King looking south
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Looking north
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February 23, 2003
Looking North: Slowly moving up. I can't see where they left room for the parking elevator.
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North side of King looking south: Second floor on the rise.
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Looking down
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The roof of the old TD Bank Building
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Awaiting a new skyline. Check out the roof of the building at the southeast corner of King and Yonge. Never noticed the green parts of the roof.
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April 1, 2003
From Yonge looking northwest
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Looking north
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North side of King looking south. Third floor and rising
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Top down
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April 18, 2003
From Yonge looking northwest
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Looking north
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Looking south
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Impacting on the skyline from the east?
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Well sort of...
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April 29, 2003
Looking north
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Looking south
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Looking down
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May3, 2003
South side and under the sidewalk. Parking elevator or something else?
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From the north.
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May20, 2003
South Side.
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North Side.
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Top Down.
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June 1, 2003
North Side. Seven floors and rising.
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Notice how the corner is empty. What are they doing?
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South side. Again the corner is empty.
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June 10, 2003
North Side. Eight floors and rising. At this pace they should hit the top of the TD Building by the end of the month or so.
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South Side. Only two feet between the buildings
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July 9, 2003
South side. Ten floors and rising. Crane's going to have to be raised soon.
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July 11, 2003
North side. 12th floor. Almost there.
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July 14, 2003
South side. Cladding!
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One more. It's almost midnight and they are still at work on it.
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July 25, 2003
South side. Cladding!
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North Side: Cladding at the bottom
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Almost There!
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July 31, 2003
Cladding being installed on the north side.
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August 7, 2003
Cladding on the south side.
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Cladding on the north side.
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We break the top of the TD Bank Building.
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How long has the building next door had the Telus logo?
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August 9, 2003
Patterned cladding.
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August 10, 2003
Crane starting to make an impact as it rises on the skyline.
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August 13, 2003
Cladding on the rise
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August 22, 2003
Monday will be one year since I took the first shots on this thread. Now on the 15th floor
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September 5, 2003
Now on the 16th floor
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Up we go! 15th floor on the south side.
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September 9, 2003
Now on the 17th floor
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September 11, 2003
Windows
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September 18, 2003
18th floor and more windows
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September 26, 2003
In the morning.
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The rest are from the late afternoon.
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From the south
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New cladding on the north side.
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From Yonge looking south
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From Lakeshore looking north.
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October 17, 2003
From Yonge Looking North.
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Sealing the windows facing Telus?
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From the southwest.
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First bits to rise above Telus.
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North side now 21 stories.
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From Yonge North of King. New floors shorter than the lower ones.
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Round part on east face now visable.
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October 24, 2003
Now 22 stories high
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November1, 2003
Now 23 stories high
Impacting the skyline from the east. Notice anything at the base?
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The roof top addition to the TD Bank building, that Mr. Man has mentioned before, is starting to rise. This project is getting cooler by the day.
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If you look closely you can see the roof top addition from the northside as well.
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November5, 2003
From the Toronto Star Building
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November7, 2003
Deck on the old TD Building taking shape.
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Side windows on the south side.
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Windows on the north side.
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Starting work on the 24th floor. Because the first 14 floors are one or two feet higher than the ones above I figure we are at about halfway in terms of feet.
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Deck work on the north side.
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November8, 2003
From the Downtown Plaza office. Shows the rooftop. According to the sales staff Harry owns the suite on the corner just below rooftop deck. They also said the building would open in September. I assume that means the bottom half.
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The final look.
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From King East
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From Yonge
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Installing a window.
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November 22, 2003
It's been two years since I started taking photos of 1 King W.

25th floor on the north side and getting the walls ready for the 26th.
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Roof deck on the TD Building.
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Walls on the 25th.
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Glory!
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East view. Slowly impacting.
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From Front East.
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From Yonge and Esplanade.
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From Yonge and Esplanade times 2.
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View of the south end of the building.
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The north side.
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Working on the north side.
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December 14, 2003

28th floor on the north side and getting the walls ready for the 29th.
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Neat reflection.
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From Front East. Cladding on the east side of the building appears.
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From Front and Yonge.
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From King and Bay
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Front entrance. New cinderblock walls.
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From Yonge north of King.
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