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List of tallest buildings in Thunder Bay

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Thunder Bay is the largest city in Northwestern Ontario. In Thunder Bay, there are 14 buildings that stand taller than 30 m (98 ft). The tallest building in the city is the 16-storey, 50 m (164 ft) Waverley Park Tower.[1] The second-tallest building in the city is Maplecrest Towers, standing at 45 m (148 ft) tall with 14 storeys.

As of February 2016, the city contains 9 highrises over 30 m (98 ft) and only 1 skyscraper that exceeds 50 m (164 ft) in height.[2]

There is 2 high-rises currently under construction as of 08/31/2016.

Tallest buildings[edit]

The Whalen Building, the eighth tallest building in Thunder Bay.
Royal Edward Arms was designed similarly to the Whalen Building.
At over a century old, the Prince Arthur hotel is Thunder Bay's oldest highrise.

This list ranks buildings in Thunder Bay that stand at least 30 m (98.4 ft) tall, based on CTBUH height measurement standards. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts.

Tall buildings completed as of February 2012
Rank Building Address Height Floors Completed
1 Waverley Park Towers
Residential[3]
405 Waverley Street 50 m (160 ft) 16 1970
2 Maplecrest Towers
Residential[4]
560 Beverly Street 45 m (148 ft) 14 1988
3 Bay View Towers
Residential[5]
199 Academy Drive 40 m (130 ft) 12 -
4 Red River Towers
Residential[6]
844 Red River Road 39 m (128 ft) 11 -
5= Clark Towers
Residential[7]
9 Regent Street 37 m (121 ft) 8 1979
5= P. R. Cook Apartments
Residential[8]
63 Carrie Street 37 m (121 ft) 8 -
7 Paterson Court
Residential[9]
148 May Street 36 m (118 ft) 10 1983
8 Whalen Building
Office[10]
34 North Cumberland Street 35 m (115 ft) 8 1913

Other significant structures[edit]

Royal Edward Arms is a historic mixed-use building located at 114 May Street.

Prince Arthur Hotel is a historic hotel located at 17 North Cumberland Street. Opened in 1911, the Prince Arthur Hotel is the oldest high-rise building in Thunder Bay.

Lakehead Iron Works is a large facility located in Thunder Bay. The top 6 floors of the structure are currently uninhabited, however the lower 3 are used as office space. The building is Thunder Bay's third tallest building at 40 meters and 9 storeys.[11]

Projects[edit]

Under construction, on-hold and approved[edit]

Projects as of February, 2013
Building Height Floors Year Status Notes
Thunder Bay Consolidated Courthouse
(Government)[12]
35 m (115 ft) 7 2013 completed Upon completion, this will be the tallest building constructed in Northwestern Ontario in over 2 decades.
Delta Waterfront
(Hotel)
30 m (98 ft) 8 2014 Approved Slated to begin construction Spring 2013.
Vue I
(Residential)
25 m (82 ft) 7 2014 Approved Slated to begin construction fall 2012.
Vue II
(Residential)
25 m (82 ft) 7 2014 Approved Slated to begin construction Spring 2013.

See also[edit]

  • Canadian architecture
  • List of tallest buildings in Ontario

References[edit]

  1. "Waverley". Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  2. "Thunder Bay Skyscraper map". Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  3. "Waverley Park Towers, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  4. "Maplecrest Towers, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  5. "Bay View Towers, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  6. "Red River Towers, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  7. "Clark Towers, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  8. "St. Joseph's Heritage - P. R. Cook Apartments, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  9. "Paterson Court, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  10. "Whalen Building, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  11. "Lakehead Ironworks, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  12. "Local Developments". Thunder Bay. Retrieved 5 February 2012.


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