Backstage Construction Update – August 2017 update

This is a construction update for Backstage Condominium, 1 The Esplanade, August, 2017 

NOTE: We will be posting major construction updates monthly, with other updates as developments warrant.


Exterior Work – Podium Deck

The first concrete pour on the podium deck has been completed. This hardscape surface now covers the eastern and southern sections of the outdoor amenity space. 

Railing and concrete decking on the south side of the podium at Backstage.

Railing and concrete decking on the south side of the podium at Backstage, looking east.

The second concrete pour is scheduled to occur after Labour Day. In the completed section, pictured below, the wooden framed areas are reserved for future plantings. Landscaping work, including the installation of plantings will begin once the final concrete pour is completed.

Backstage podium deck concrete decking, wood-framed area for trees and plantings.

The porcelain tiling and balcony glazing on the east face of the tower are now completed.

Completed balconies and porcelain tiling on the east face of the Backstage tower.

The external hoist (frackle) used to install porcelain tile on on the east face of the tower is being removed. It will be lowered to The Esplanade on the northeast side of the podium.

Frackle AKA the external hoist used to install porcelain tiles on the east face of the tower, that will be removed the week of August 28 – September 1.


Exterior Work – East face of the podium. 

The concrete walls on the east face of the podium will be stuccoed in the coming weeks. An example of part of the area to be finished with stucco is pictured below. 

The east face of the podium will be stuccoed in the coming weeks.


Exterior Work – At Grade

At the corner of Yonge and The Esplanade a trench was dug to permit waterproofing. Following the waterproofing the trench will be filled in. Preparations for the pouring of concrete and laying of paving stones will commence after this work is completed. 

This section at grade just east of Yonge Street, will be waterproofed and filled prior to work commencing on concrete and paving installation.

The canopy has been completed along the main face of the podium.  

Complete weather protection canopy at Backstage.

The eastern edge of the podium will be cleared and finished in the coming weeks. 

The at grade edge of the east face of the podium will be cleaned and poured with concrete in the coming weeks.


We will be continue to provide construction updates while work remains to be completed through the remainder of the summer. Please check back here at ltowerconstructioninfo.com for regular updates.




And we will leave this month’s update with a view of the looking down on the Yonge Street Railway Bridge which will be a  future PATH connection to Union Station:

Looking down on the Yonge Street railway bridge section that will be the future PATH connection to Union Station.

 

 

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