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Thanks @innsertnamehere!

Change log: added 6 to Oakville per above, added one to Mississauga for 185 Enfield, moved The One from 2 cranes to 1 in Toronto, removed 3385 Dundas West from Toronto, added 1 to Promenade Mall in Vaughan.

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Here's a puzzle. I spotted a bunch of cranes in the distance and took an extremely zoomed shot. There are 6 cranes here, although they're probably not from the same project. I can't figure out where they are. I suspect the 3 cranes on the left belong to 293 Kingsway, but there's no other projects next to it to account for the additional cranes. I live downtown by Jarvis & Wellesley, and these cranes are northwest of me - definitely north of Bloor, although not by much (definitely south of St Clair). Any ideas? The newish white condos may provide a clue, although I'm not familiar with them.

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One is 299 campbell, the one building you can actually see under construction.
Thanks. That's one down. Using 299 Campbell as a reference, I thought the crane on the left (pointing upwards) may have been 2376 Dundas, but that project is located next to a couple of pretty tall brown towers, which are not visible in my shot. I also revised my initial guess that it's part 293 Kingsway, as it's too far from 299 Campbell. The zoomed shot may have compressed distances, but these 6 cranes can't be more than 1 mile apart from each other.
 

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Well, I suspect that two of three at 293 The Kingsway are there; you can see the existing tower there on the left side of your shot (and I think the third crane may be behind it to the left. 2376 Dundas might be another of the cranes. Agreed re: 299 Campbell. Telephoto images are so weird as left-right distances are exaggerated and depth is so, so compressed, it's tough to gauge it all!

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Change log: added Terrasse Condos at the Hunt Club, removed Orca, to/from Toronto

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Thanks. That's one down. Using 299 Campbell as a reference, I thought the crane on the left (pointing upwards) may have been 2376 Dundas, but that project is located next to a couple of pretty tall brown towers, which are not visible in my shot. I also revised my initial guess that it's part 293 Kingsway, as it's too far from 299 Campbell. The zoomed shot may have compressed distances, but these 6 cranes can't be more than 1 mile apart from each other.
The other three are Scout and Reunion Crossing.
 

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Well, I suspect that two of three at 293 The Kingsway are there; you can see the existing tower there on the left side of your shot (and I think the third crane may be behind it to the left. 2376 Dundas might be another of the cranes. Agreed re: 299 Campbell. Telephoto images are so weird as left-right distances are exaggerated and depth is so, so compressed, it's tough to gauge it all!

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I've identified the white and beige blocks and the shorter beige blocks in the foreground. They're at or near Landsdowne & Dupont, very close to 299 Campbell. Based on this, I think the lower red-and-white crane pointing upwards belongs to Junction House. The crane that appears to be 299 Campbell's (the one that doesn't rise above the boom) is actually Reunion Crossing's. 299 Campbell's crane is the one immediately to the left of it (looks like it has an inverted V 'clip' on the boom). I'm a bit baffled by the other crane pointing upwards: based on location, it should be Scout's, but looking at the latest shots on Scout's thread, its crane was NOT pointing upwards. It's of course possible they changed the crane's position. The brown tower with white rods on its rooftop (on the left edge of the picture) is almost certainly the existing tower of 293 The Kingsway, so one or both cranes to its right is/are part of that development, although according to GoogleMap, that address is 6.7 km away from 299 Campbell (you're right, telephoto shots can be very misleading).

One thing for sure: in any other North American city, any local construction buff would easily be able to identify which distant cranes belong to which projects, especially if they're in the inner suburbs where cranes are few and far between. But not here in Toronto ....
 

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I think I've got it now:

JH = Junction House and RC = Reunion Crossing

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Bravo!!! Based on the crane's positions, I'm sure you're right that all 3 belong to 293 Kingsway. I still can't get over the fact that the right-most crane (the one pointing upwards) and 299 Campbell appear next to each other, although in fact they're at least 5 km apart as the crow flies. And the 3 cranes from the same project appear to stretch over such a huge distance. Never trust shots taken with telephoto lenses!
 

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I was wondering what would count as a crane on this list and what would not. I understand that mobile cranes and overhead cranes do not count - but what about this one?
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This is located at 93 Passmore Ave in Scarborough. As you can see, this place specializes in steel and rebar, and I would assume the crane is to lift heavy steel and other materials around the site. But would this count? For one, it is a permanent crane, and it is not to construct a building. But it is a tower crane (Correct me if I am wrong) and every other crane on this is one as well.
 

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I was wondering what would count as a crane on this list and what would not. I understand that mobile cranes and overhead cranes do not count - but what about this one?
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This is located at 93 Passmore Ave in Scarborough. As you can see, this place specializes in steel and rebar, and I would assume the crane is to lift heavy steel and other materials around the site. But would this count? For one, it is a permanent crane, and it is not to construct a building. But it is a tower crane (Correct me if I am wrong) and every other crane on this is one as well.
No, not counting cranes that aren't on construction sites.

Change log: crane removed from Amica Pickering, Promenade Mall Revitalization moved from 1 to 2 cranes in Vaughan.

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