Recent Construction Photos L Tower

The Esplanade looking west to Yonge Street 4/12/11

South side of The Esplanade construction fence view to railway 4/12/11.

Yonge & The Esplanade L Tower construction gate 4/12/11.

L Tower Crane 4/12/11.

Embankment construction – future site of Backstage condominium and underground parking for the L Tower and Backstage 4/12/11.

Crane on the embankment L Tower/Backstage construction (looking east) 4/12/11.

L Tower construction and site of future Sony Centre Plaza (looking south) 4/12/11.

L Tower / Sony Centre plaza construction (looking north) 4/12/11.

L Tower construction site (looking south to Yonge Street bridge) 4/12/11.

Future Sony Centre rehearsal hall beneath the plaza level 4/12/11.

Spring 2011 Update

In this post:

1)    Current and upcoming construction

2)    Notes on noise and construction hours

3)    Map Link

4)    Contact us

Current and upcoming construction

Main Activity



Tower construction
  • Crane operations
  • Hoist operations,
  • Framing,
  • Concrete pouring
Ongoing – 1 floor every 4 to 5 days
Garage Site Preparation
  • Caisson drilling,
  • Soil removal,
  • Tiebacks,
  • Reinforcement of the embankment
  • Laying pipe and steel.
Early April to November 2011.
Deliveries & Removals
  • Materials and supplies to support constriction
  • Temporary closures to Scott/The Esplanade intersection
  • Temporary closures of eastbound traffic on The Esplanade
Sony Centre Mechanical
  • Scaffolding to be installed on the southeast side of the Sony Centre at Scott Street and The Esplanade
  • Cladding the mechanical  structures.
April through June 2011

Notes on noise and construction hours:

  • All construction activities will be carried out according City of Toronto by-laws and in particular the Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 591, Noise, respecting construction noise.
    • Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • These time restrictions do not apply to the continuous pouring of concrete or large crane work, however every effort will be made to work with these standard hours.
  • Caisson drilling activities will produce some noise and vibration during construction hours.
  • Deliveries and removals will entail some noise from truck engines, loading and unloading, and reverse indicators.

Map Link:

Please click here for a link to a city map of the site.

Contact us

If you have any questions or queries please click here to contact us.

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