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isaidso

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They have double the number of buildings that are 200+ meters. That will take quite a bit of time to surpass.

By 100m+ buildings the City of Toronto will likely move ahead of the City of Chicago some time in 2021. It will happen by 150m+ and 200m+ too but that will take longer. Perhaps 2025? If proposals are realized Toronto will zoom way out in front. In a few years NYC will be the only North American skyline left to reel in. A much tougher ask, of course.

There's also the 300m+ metric but the point is that, quantitatively, Chicago's big lead over Toronto has dwindled to almost nothing. Toronto will pass Chicago..... and in a few years. I suspect some are so used to Chicago's skyline being substantially bigger that it's incomprehensible that Toronto is on the verge of passing it. I might add that these figures don't include Mississauga and Vaughan and we all know there's a ton of stuff going up in both places.


CITY OF CHICAGO
100m+ Built: 336
100m+ U/C: 10
Total: 346
Proposals: 19
Potential Tally: 365


CITY OF TORONTO
100m+ Built: 284
100m+ U/C: 105
Total: 389
Proposals: 288
Potential Tally: 677


CITY OF CHICAGO
150m+ Built: 130
150m+ U/C: 7
Total: 137
Proposals: 12
Potential Tally: 149


CITY OF TORONTO
150m+ Built: 74
150m+ U/C: 35
Total: 109
Proposals: 112
Potential Tally: 221


CITY OF CHICAGO
200m+ Built: 32
200m+ U/C: 6
Total: 38
Proposals: 6
Potential Tally: 46


CITY OF TORONTO
200m+ Built: 23
200m+ U/C: 10
Total: 33
Proposals: 40
Potential Tally: 73


 
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Eventually, we should also start discussing the number of buildings in downtown Toronto vs downtown Chicago. Right now, Chicago has a decent lead in that department because a lot of new buildings in Toronto are spread all over the city.

When we talk about skyline, or show pictures of skyline, Humber Bay, for example, gets excluded from Toronto's skyline. That's why Chicago's skyline still appears a lot more massive. May be in next 20 years, Toronto's downtown skyline will surpass Chicago's downtown skyline but I don't think that will happen within 10 years. If it does happen, then it will be a significant achievement for the city.
 

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By 100m+ buildings the City of Toronto will likely move ahead of the City of Chicago some time in 2021. It will happen by 150m+ and 200m+ too but that will take longer. Perhaps 2025? If proposals are realized Toronto will zoom way out in front. In a few years NYC will be the only North American skyline left to reel in. A much tougher ask, of course.

There's also the 300m+ metric but the point is that, quantitatively, Chicago's big lead over Toronto has dwindled to almost nothing. Toronto will pass Chicago..... and in a few years. I suspect some are so used to Chicago's skyline being substantially bigger that it's incomprehensible that Toronto is on the verge of passing it. I might add that these figures don't include Mississauga and Vaughan and we all know there's a ton of stuff going up in both places.


CITY OF CHICAGO
100m+ Built: 336
100m+ U/C: 10
Total: 346
Proposals: 19
Potential Tally: 365


CITY OF TORONTO
100m+ Built: 284
100m+ U/C: 105
Total: 389
Proposals: 288
Potential Tally: 677


CITY OF CHICAGO
150m+ Built: 130
150m+ U/C: 7
Total: 137
Proposals: 12
Potential Tally: 149


CITY OF TORONTO
150m+ Built: 74
150m+ U/C: 35
Total: 109
Proposals: 112
Potential Tally: 221


CITY OF CHICAGO
200m+ Built: 32
200m+ U/C: 6
Total: 38
Proposals: 6
Potential Tally: 46


CITY OF TORONTO
200m+ Built: 23
200m+ U/C: 10
Total: 33
Proposals: 40
Potential Tally: 73


Great post, the boom Toronto is experiencing is unprecedented.
Q. Do we know the next 200+ building in Toronto that is next to break ground?
I know this whole site is dedicated to this but I was looking for some specifics
 

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Is there catalogue/database of when a building has begun construction?
for example, how many 100m+ buildings began construction in Jan 2021
 

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The 100+ m list has a filter applied to it on the street column and only 3 buildings are visible. I can't remove the filter. Can anyone else do it, please?
It's been 9 months, and the 100+ metre list STILL has the filter applied, you can only see the buildings on Bremner Blvd. Can somebody with authorization PLEASE remove the filter? The list is useless right now!

NOTE: Just figured out you can download the sheet and then in DATA, remove the filter. It's a decent work-around, but filter should still be removed from online version.

SECOND NOTE: List is still very out of date. For example, the Sky tower (which is already under construction!), 1200 Bay, 212 King, and Union Park 1, all over 300m, are not listed.
 
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I am not sure where to post this, but I think it fits best in this forum.

I have compiled a spreadsheet of all buildings at least 300 feet tall (I used feet because it has higher height resolution than using metres) in the Greater Toronto Area (Toronto, Mississauga, Vaughan, Markham, and Richmond Hill).

The "List by Year" tab lists highrises that have been completed or are still under construction, by year of completion. I am NOT including "Proposals" or "On Hold" buildings in that tab, because we simply do nor know when they will be completed, if ever.

One thing to note is that there are a HUGE number of 300+ foot buildings currently under construction scheduled to be completed this year (60 buildings), with the numbers declining in future years (42 in 2022, 30 in 2023, and only 15 in 2024). This would be partly due to over-optimistic completion dates for many projects, and the fact that some projects that will end up being completed in 2024 have not yet entered construction and hence are not included. In reality, I would expect the final number of completions from 2021 to 2024 to be fairly level, with around 40 completions each year. Compare this to the previous largest number of completions in a single year, 28 in 2020.

NOTE: The board will not let me post the spreadsheet directly, so I had to turn it into a ZIP file. Just use WinZip, WinRar or some other unpacking program to unpack the spreadsheet.
 

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I am not sure where to post this, but I think it fits best in this forum.

I have compiled a spreadsheet of all buildings at least 300 feet tall (I used feet because it has higher height resolution than using metres) in the Greater Toronto Area (Toronto, Mississauga, Vaughan, Markham, and Richmond Hill).

The "List by Year" tab lists highrises that have been completed or are still under construction, by year of completion. I am NOT including "Proposals" or "On Hold" buildings in that tab, because we simply do nor know when they will be completed, if ever.

One thing to note is that there are a HUGE number of 300+ foot buildings currently under construction scheduled to be completed this year (60 buildings), with the numbers declining in future years (42 in 2022, 30 in 2023, and only 15 in 2024). This would be partly due to over-optimistic completion dates for many projects, and the fact that some projects that will end up being completed in 2024 have not yet entered construction and hence are not included. In reality, I would expect the final number of completions from 2021 to 2024 to be fairly level, with around 40 completions each year. Compare this to the previous largest number of completions in a single year, 28 in 2020.

NOTE: The board will not let me post the spreadsheet directly, so I had to turn it into a ZIP file. Just use WinZip, WinRar or some other unpacking program to unpack the spreadsheet.

This is really cool information, although I disagree with your choice of units to use. Regardless, where can I get the file? I don't see a link in your post. Thanks!
 

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