Backstage Construction Schedule October 31 – November 6 2015

This is the construction schedule for 1 The Esplanade, Backstage condominium – for October 30 – November 6, 2015.

Work at Backstage continues on the ground floor parking level interior drywall work, suite finishing and exterior glazing. As usual, regular deliveries of materials and supplies continue through the week

Looking west from Backstage to Union Station

Looking west from Backstage to Union Station

Please click on the link to download a printable PDF Summary Construction Schedule for October 30 – November 6: Backstage Construction Summary-Oct-31-Nov-6-2015

Saturday October 31

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Construction housekeeping.
Kitchen unit - Backstage interior

Kitchen unit – Backstage interior

Monday November 2

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Window delivery between 8 am and 10 pm 
  • Drywall delivery in the morning. 
  • Podium window installation and work on the ground floor parking garage continue. 

Tuesday November 3

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Drywall delivery in the afternoon. 
  • Podium window installation and work on the ground floor parking garage continue. 

Wednesday November 4

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Kitchen delivery in the morning 
  • Podium window installation and work on the ground floor parking garage continue

Thursday November 5

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Appliance delivery in the morning. 
  • Podium window installation and work on the ground floor parking garage continue

Friday November 6

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Podium window installation and work on the ground floor parking garage continue
  • Toro Aluminum delivering windows to the hoist all day. 
Ready for drywall - Backstage construction interior

Ready for drywall – Backstage construction interior

 

L Tower October 31 – November 6, 2015

8 The Esplanade – L Tower Saturday, October 31 – November 6, 2015.

We take a final look at the private L Tower parking access tunnel prior to the completion of final floor covering. The tunnel provides L Tower residents with a safe and direct connection to the L Tower parking levels located under the Backstage condominium on the south side of The Esplanade.

L Tower Parking Access Tunnel

L Tower Parking Access Tunnel

Toronto Hydro will soon be installing lamp standards on the north side The Esplanade between Scott Street and Yonge Street. The locations of the new street lights are indicated by “boxes” located along the sidewalk as pictured below slightly behind the tree and the locked bicycle.

L Tower and Backstage seen looking west from Scott Street & The Esplanade

L Tower and Backstage seen looking west from Scott Street & The Esplanade

The L Tower crane remains is use through October, it’s removal is tentatively scheduled for November. We will provide precise information when it becomes available. 

NOTE for L Tower Residents

We get enquires from L Tower residents about the progress of internal work in the building. While we are happy to direct these enquiries to the appropriate people, please note that the purpose of this site is to provide construction information to external stakeholders, particularly in the immediate St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood. 

Backstage Construction Schedule October 24 – 30 2015

This is the construction schedule for 1 The Esplanade, Backstage condominium – for October 24 – 30, 2015.

Backstage’s tower exterior is almost fully glazed, work continues to complete windows on the podium level. Work continues to finish the ground floor parking level. Drywall work, suite finishing and regular deliveries to the site continue through the week. 

Please click on the link to download a printable PDF Summary Construction Schedule for October 24 – 30: Backstage & L Tower Construction Summary-October-24-30-2015

Backstage Podium Windows and Tower

Backstage Podium Windows and Tower

Saturday October 24

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Construction housekeeping.
Backstage ground floor lobby interior

Backstage ground floor lobby interior

Monday October 26

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Window delivery between 8 am and 10 pm 
  • Drywall delivery in the morning. 
  • Podium window installation and work on the ground floor parking garage continue. 

Tuesday October 27

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Drywall delivery in the afternoon. 
  • Podium window installation and work on the ground floor parking garage continue. 

 

Wednesday October 28

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Kitchen delivery in the morning 
  • Podium window installation and work on the ground floor parking garage continue

Thursday October 29

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Appliance delivery in the morning. 
  • Podium window installation and work on the ground floor parking garage continue

Friday October 30

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Podium window installation and work on the ground floor parking garage continue 

    Looking up at Backstage with L Tower

    Looking up at Backstage with L Tower

L Tower October 24 – 30, 2015

8 The Esplanade – L Tower Saturday, October 24 – 30, 2015.

We take another look at a unique element of the L Tower is the underground parking which is located under the Backstage condominium on the south side of The Esplanade. The floor of the tunnel is being tiled before residents begin to use it.

Another look at the L Tower Parking Access Tunnel running under The Esplanade

Another look at the L Tower Parking Access Tunnel running under The Esplanade

Toronto Hydro will soon be installing lamp standards on the north side The Esplanade between Scott Street and Yonge Street. The locations of the new street lights are indicated by “boxes” located along the sidewalk as pictured below slightly behind the tree and the locked bicycle.

Yonge & The Esplanade at L Tower

Yonge & The Esplanade at L Tower

The L Tower crane remains is use through October, it’s removal is tentatively scheduled for November. We will provide precise information when it becomes available. 

NOTE for L Tower Residents

We get enquires from L Tower residents about the progress of internal work in the building. While we are happy to direct these enquiries to the appropriate people, please note that the purpose of this site is to provide construction information to external stakeholders, particularly in the immediate St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood. 

Backstage Construction Schedule October 17 – 23, 2015

This is the construction schedule for 1 The Esplanade, Backstage condominium – for October 17 – 23, 2015.

Two construction office trailers that are no longer in use will be removed on October 17 from the Yonge Street Railway Bridge. Backstage’s exterior is almost fully glazed, work will continue to complete it over the next few weeks. Soon exterior cladding will be applied to the podium. Work continues to finish the ground floor parking level, along with regular deliveries to the site. 

Please click on the link to download a printable PDF Summary Construction Schedule for October 17 – 23: Backstage & L Tower Construction Summary-October-17-23-2015

Newly installed ground floor windows at Backstage

Newly installed ground floor windows at Backstage

Saturday October 17

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Construction housekeeping.
  • Removal of two (2) site construction office trailers (pictured below) from the Yonge Street railway bridge, via the train tracks on the south side of the site and then out to Jarvis Street via the alley south of the Toronto Parking Authority Please click here for the Google Earth view.
Trailers to be removed from the railway bridge

Trailers to be removed from the railway bridge, October 17, 2015

Yonge Street Rail Bridge with trailers to be removed October 17

Yonge Street Rail Bridge with trailers that will be removed October 17, 2015

Monday October 19 – ELECTION DAY

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Window delivery between 8 am and 10 pm 
  • Drywall delivery in the afternoon. 
  • Work on the ground floor parking garage continues. 

Tuesday October 20

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Drywall delivery in the afternoon. 
  • Work on the ground floor parking garage continues. 

Wednesday October 21

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Kitchen delivery in the afternoon. 
  • Work on the ground floor parking garage continues. 

Thursday October 22

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Appliance delivery in the morning. 
  • Work on the ground floor parking garage continues. 

Friday October 23

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • HVAC material delivery in the morning, after 7:00 am.
  • Carpentry material delivery in the afternoon.
  • Work on the ground floor parking garage continues.  
Recently completed Backstage parking level.

Recently completed Backstage parking level.

L Tower October 17 – 23, 2015

8 The Esplanade – L Tower Saturday, October 17 – 23, 2015.

The L Tower crane remains is use through October, it’s removal is tentatively scheduled for November. We will provide precise information when it becomes available.

L Tower October 16, 2015

L Tower October 16, 2015

One of the unique elements of the L Tower is the underground parking which is located under the Backstage condominium on the south side of The Esplanade. Today we had another peak into the private tunnel that will connect L Tower residents to their parking spaces. The floor of the tunnel still needs to be finished before residents may begin to use it.

Unfinished hallway leading to the L Tower parkng access tunnel

Unfinished hallway leading to the L Tower parking access tunnel

L Tower pedestrian parking access tunnel, opening to parking lobby located under Backstage condo.

L Tower pedestrian parking access tunnel, opening to parking lobby located under Backstage condo.

Toronto Hydro will soon be installing lamp standards on the north side The Esplanade between Scott Street and Yonge Street. The locations of the new street lights are indicated by “boxes” located along the sidewalk as pictured below.  

L Tower sidewalk with future lamp standard location (in orange).

L Tower sidewalk with future lamp standard location (in orange).

NOTE for L Tower Residents

We get enquires from L Tower residents about the progress of internal work in the building. While we are happy to direct these enquiries to the appropriate people, please note that the purpose of this site is to provide construction information to external stakeholders, particularly in the immediate St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood. 

Backstage Construction Schedule October 10 – 16, 2015

This is the construction schedule for 1 The Esplanade, Backstage condominium – for October 10 – 16, 2015.

Backstage’s podium exterior is being covered with an insulating membrane in preparation for the application of the exterior cladding. Work continues on the ground floor parking level, along with regular deliveries to the site. We also note that across the street on the north side of The Esplanade, Toronto Hydro will soon be installing new streetlights. 

Please click on the link to download a printable PDF Summary Construction Schedule for October 10 – 16: Backstage & L Tower Construction Summary-October-10-16-2015 

Backstage and L Tower October 9, 2015

Backstage and L Tower October 9, 2015

Saturday October 10

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Construction housekeeping.
Elevator doors installed at Backstage

Elevator doors installed at Backstage

Monday October 12 – Thanksgiving Day – Site Closed for the holiday. 

View from the 4th floor parking level at Backstage

View from the 4th floor parking level at Backstage

Tuesday October 13

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Drywall delivery in the afternoon. 
  • Prep work on the ground floor parking garage continues. 
  • Podium level membrane installation continues.

Wednesday October 14

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Appliance delivery in the afternoon. 
  • Prep work on the ground floor parking garage continues. 
  • Podium level exterior membrane installation continues.

Thursday October 15

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Prep work on the ground floor parking garage continues. 
  • Podium level exterior membrane installation continues.

Friday October 16

  • HVAC material delivery in the morning after 7:00 am.
  • Carpentry material delivery in the morning after 7:00 am.
  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Prep work on the ground floor parking garage continues. 
  • Podium level exterior membrane installation continues.

 

Installing the ground floor window frames and canopy at Backstage

L Tower October 10 – 16, 2015

8 The Esplanade – L Tower Saturday, October 10 – 16, 2015.

One of the unique elements of the L Tower is the underground parking which is located under the Backstage condominium on the south side of The Esplanade. Today we had a walk into the private tunnel that will connect L Tower residents to their parking spaces. The floor of the tunnel still needs to be finished before residents may begin to use it.

L Tower Parking Access Tunnel running under The Esplanade.

L Tower Parking Access Tunnel running under The Esplanade.

Toronto Hydro will soon be installing lamp standards on the north side The Esplanade between Scott Street and Yonge Street. The locations of the new street lights are indicated by “boxes” located along the sidewalk as pictured below.  

L Tower on The Esplanade with location of one of the new streetlights (box with red tape criss-crossed) to be installed by Toronto Hydro

L Tower on The Esplanade with location of one of the new streetlights (box with red tape criss-crossed) to be installed by Toronto Hydro

Locations for the new lamp standards to be installed by Toronto Hydro on the north side of The Esplanade

Locations for the new lamp standards to be installed by Toronto Hydro on the north side of The Esplanade

The L Tower crane remains is use through October, window wall segments can be seen at the base, ready to be put in place in the few remaining locations where they need be installed. 

L Tower crane remains in use through October

L Tower crane remains in use through October

NOTE for L Tower Residents

We get enquires from L Tower residents about the progress of internal work in the building. While we are happy to direct these enquiries to the appropriate people, please note that the purpose of this site is to provide construction information to external stakeholders, particularly in the immediate St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood. 

Backstage Construction Schedule October 3 – 9, 2015

This is the construction schedule for 1 The Esplanade, Backstage condominium – for October 3 – 9, 2015.

Backstage’s 2nd floor parking level has been completed, unit drywall has been installed to the 3oth floor, kitchen cabinetry is in up to the 21st floor and kitchen appliances have been put in up to the 11th floor. This week work will be underway to prepare the ground floor parking area and entrance way for finishing. 

Please click on the link to download a printable PDF Summary Construction Schedule for October 3 – 9: Backstage & L Tower Construction Summary-October-3-9-2015

Backstage on The Esplanade October 2, 2015

Backstage on The Esplanade October 2, 2015

Saturday October 3

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Construction housekeeping.
Backstage 2nd floor parking level

Backstage 2nd floor parking level

Monday October 5

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Prep work on the ground floor parking garage. 

Tuesday October 6

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Drywall delivery in the afternoon. 
  • Prep work on the ground floor parking garage. 

Wednesday October 7

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Appliance delivery in the afternoon. 
  • Prep work on the ground floor parking garage.

Thursday October 8

  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Prep work on the ground floor parking garage.

Friday October 9

  • HVAC material delivery in the morning after 7:00 am.
  • Carpentry material delivery in the morning after 7:00 am.
  • Interior suite work: drywall and finishing.
  • Prep work on the ground floor parking garage.

 

Backstage parking ramp to the just completed 2nd floor parking level

Backstage parking ramp to the just completed 2nd floor parking level

L Tower October 3 – 9, 2015

8 The Esplanade – L Tower Saturday, October 3 – 9, 2015.

One of the unique elements of the L Tower is the underground parking which is located under the Backstage condominium on the south side of The Esplanade. The private tunnel that will connect L Tower residents to their parking spaces is getting closer to its opening date. The floors in the south or garage side tunnel lobby are seen here as they complete the drying process.

Waiting for the floors to dry at the garage side entrance to the L Tower parking access tunnel

Waiting for the floors to dry at the garage side entrance to the L Tower parking access tunnel.

Construction elements remain at the base of the L Tower crane until the permanent window washing platform is installed at the top of the tower.

At the base of the L Tower Crane

At the base of the L Tower Crane

The L Tower and its neighbours, Backstage, 1 The Esplanade and 25 The Esplanade. 

1, 8 and 25 The Esplanade

1, 8 and 25 The Esplanade

NOTE for L Tower Residents

We get enquires from L Tower residents about the progress of internal work in the building. While we are happy to direct these enquiries to the appropriate people, please note that the purpose of this site is to provide construction information to external stakeholders, particularly in the immediate St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood. 

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