List of tallest buildings in Ontario

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This list of tallest buildings in Ontario ranks skyscrapers and high rise buildings in the province of Ontario by height. Buildings in seven cities are included in this list; Toronto, Mississauga, Niagara Falls, Hamilton, London, Ottawa and Windsor, each having buildings taller than 110 meters.

The tallest building in the province of Ontario is First Canadian Place 298 meters (978 feet). Completed in 1976, it is also the tallest building in Canada and the 68th tallest building in the world. At the time of its completion, it was the tallest building in the world outside of Chicago and New York.

Downtown Toronto viewed from the CN Tower

Buildings over 150 meters[edit]

Toronto, the largest city in both Ontario and Canada.
Ottawa's metropolitan area is the second largest in Ontario, with 1.2 million people.
Niagara Falls has the third tallest skyline in Ontario, after Toronto and Mississauga.
Hamilton is one of Ontario's most populous cities with a metropolitan population of nearly 700 000 people.
London is the third largest continuous urban area in Ontario with a population of 500 000.
Windsor, Ontario is the most southern metropolis in Canada with a population of 330 000.

All of the buildings taller than 150 meters are in Toronto, Mississauga and Niagara Falls, all three cities being part of the Golden Horseshoe. The tallest building in Ottawa, Ontario's second largest city, rises to only 112.4 meters due to height restrictions put in place as toprevent any building from exceeding the height of the Peace Tower of parliament hill in Downtown Ottawa.

Rank Name Image Height
m / ft
Floors Year City Notes
CN Tower[N 1] Toronto - ON - Toronto Harbourfront7.jpg 553 / 1,815 1976 Toronto
1 First Canadian Place Toronto - ON - First Canadian Place.jpg 298 / 978 72 1976 Toronto
  • Tallest building in Canada since 1976
  • 6th tallest building in the world at the time of its completion
  • Tallest building in the world outside of Chicago and New York City at the time of its completion
  • Tallest building completed in Toronto in the 1970s.
  • Formerly known as First Bank Tower[3][4]
2 Trump International Hotel and Tower Trump Tower Toronto.jpg 277 / 908 59 2011 Toronto
  • Tallest mixed-use building in Canada
  • Second-tallest building in Canada by standard height.[5]
3 Scotia Plaza Scotia Plaza 2009.JPG 275 / 902 68 1988 Toronto
  • Tallest building completed in Toronto in the 1980s.[6][7]
4 Brookfield Place Toronto - ON - TD Canada Trust Tower2.jpg 261 / 856 53 1990 Toronto
  • Tallest building completed in Toronto in the 1990s.[8][9]
5 Commerce Court West Toronto - ON - Commerce Court West.jpg 239 / 784 57 1972 Toronto
6 Toronto-Dominion Tower TD Centre View from Yonge and King.JPG 223 / 731 56 1967 Toronto
  • Tallest building completed in Toronto in the 1960s.[10][11]
7 Bay Adelaide Centre West Tower Bay Adelaide first tower nearing completion - cropped.jpg 218 / 715 51 2009 Toronto
8 Ritz-Carlton Toronto Ritz Carlton Toronto far.jpg 208 / 684 53 2011 Toronto
9 Bay Wellington Tower Bay Wellington Tower.jpg 207 / 679 49 1991 Toronto [12][13]
10 Four Seasons Hotel and Residences West New Four Seasons Yorkville.jpg 205 / 650 55 2011 Toronto
11 Maple Leaf Square North Tower Maple Leaf Square, North Tower.jpg 186 / 610 54 2010 Toronto [14]
12= Royal Trust Tower TD Centre Toronto.jpg 183 / 600 46 1969 Toronto [15][16]
12= RBC Centre RBC Centre.JPG 183 / 600 42 2009 Toronto [17][18]
14= Royal Bank Plaza South Royal Bank Building.jpg 180 / 591 40 1979 Toronto [19][20]
14= Absolute World South Theabsolute.jpg 180 / 589 56 2011 Mississauga Tallest building in Ontario outside of the city of Toronto. Tallest skyscraper in any suburban city in all of North America.

[21]

15 Hilton Nigara Falls Tower 2 177 / 580 58 2009 Niagara Falls Tallest building in Ontario outside of the Greater Toronto Area. Tallest all hotel tower in Canada.
16 One King Street West One King St W, Toronto.jpg 176 / 578 51 2005 Toronto
  • Tallest completed all-residential skyscraper in Toronto.[22]
17 Maple Leaf Square South Tower Success Tower I at the Pinnacle Centre.jpg 174 / 571 50 2010 Toronto [23]
18 44 Charles Street West Manulife Centre.jpg 166 / 545 51 1972 Toronto
  • 25th-tallest building in Canada.[24][25]
19 Quantum 2 Minto Midtown.JPG 165 / 541 51 2008 Toronto [26]
20 Residences of College Park Residences of College Park.jpg 163 / 535 51 2006 Toronto [27][28]
21 Success Tower Success Tower.JPG 162 / 531 54 2009 Toronto [29]
22 Absolute World North Absolute World, Mississauga (2011).jpg 161.2 / 529 50 2012 Mississauga

[30]

23 The Uptown Residences Uptown, Toronto.jpg 158 / 518 48 2011 Toronto [31]
24 Festival Tower TIFF Lightbox Toronto Ontario Canada.jpg 157 / 514 42 2010 Toronto [32][33]
25 TD Waterhouse Tower TD Waterhouse Tower.JPG 154 / 504 39 1985 Toronto [34][35]
26 35 Mariner 35 Mariner, Harbourview Estates.jpg 153 / 503 49 2005 Toronto [36][37]
27 Montage CityPlace Montage.JPG 153 / 502 48 2009 Toronto [38]
28 The 250 The 250.JPG 151 / 494 35 1992 Toronto Atop the Toronto Eaton Centre[39][40]
29= Two Bloor West Two Bloor West, CIBC building.JPG 149 / 488 34 1973 Toronto [41][42]
29= X Condominium X Condominium Toronto 2011.jpg 149 / 488 45 2010 Toronto [43]
31= West One CityPlace West One.JPG 148 / 486 49 2007 Toronto [44][45]
31= Simcoe Place Simcoe Place.JPG 148 / 486 33 1995 Toronto [46][47]
33 Residences of College Park South Residences of College Park.jpg 147 / 482 45 2008 Toronto [48][49]
34 Exchange Tower TSXExchangetower.jpg 146 / 479 30 1983 Toronto [50][51]
35 Commerce Court North Commerce Court North.JPG 145 / 476 34 1931 Toronto
36 Simpson Tower Simpson Tower.JPG 144 / 472 33 1968 Toronto [53][54]
37 SP!RE Spire, Toronto.jpg 143 / 469 43 2007 Toronto [55][56]
38= Cadillac Fairview Tower Cadillac Fairview Tower.JPG 142 / 466 36 1981 Toronto [57][58]
38= One Park Tower 142 / 466 38 2008 Mississauga [59]
40 Murano South Murano, Toronto.JPG 140 / 459 41 2009 Toronto [60]
41 Pantages Tower Pantages Tower.JPG 140 / 458 46 2003 Toronto [61][62]

Buildings 110 to 140 meters[edit]

Canada Ottawa Panorama.jpg
Ottawa above the Ottawa River in May, left to right— Alexandra Bridge · National Gallery of Canada · Byward Market · Fairmont Château Laurier · Rideau Canal Locks · Parliament Hill with Library of Parliament and Peace Tower · Downtown Ottawa towers · Supreme Court of Canada
Rank Name Image Height
m / ft
Floors Year City Notes
42 The Met Condos The Met, Toronto.JPG 139 / 456 43 2007 Toronto [63][64]
43= CASA Tower on Charles Street.jpg 138 / 453 45 2009 Toronto [65]
43= Palace Place Palace Pier.jpg 138 / 453 46 1991 Toronto [66][67]
43= Palace Pier 138 / 453 46 1978 Toronto [68][69]
46 Oxford Tower Oxford Tower, Toronto.JPG 137 / 449 33 1979 Toronto [70][71]
47 Sheraton Centre Hotel Downtown toronto.jpg 135 / 443 43 1972 Toronto
  • Tallest all-hotel building in Toronto.[72][73]
48 Two Bloor East HBC Tower.JPG 134 / 439 34 1974 Toronto [74][75]
49 Ernst & Young Tower Ernst & Young Tower.JPG 133 / 437 31 1991 Toronto [76][77]
50 N1/N2 133 / 436 41 2007 Toronto [78][79]
51 Empire Tower Condo Towers Bayview Village.jpg 130 / 427 28 2005 Toronto [80][81]
52 Dundee Place Dundee Place.JPG 129 / 424 31 1991 Toronto [82][83]
53= Leaside Towers I Leaside Towers.JPG 129 / 423 44 1970 Toronto [84][85]
53= Leaside Towers II 129 / 423 44 1970 Toronto [86][87]
55= Canadian Pacific Tower Canadian Pacific Tower.JPG 128 / 420 32 1974 Toronto [88][89]
55= Metro Hall West Metro Hall.jpg 128 / 420 27 1992 Toronto [90][91]
57= Landmark Place LandmarkPlaceHamilton.JPG 127 / 417 43 1974 Hamilton [92]
57= Pinnacle A Pinacle A.jpg 127 / 417 40 2006 Toronto [93]
57= 18 Yonge 18 Yonge.jpg 127 / 417 39 2006 Toronto [94]
57= Westin Harbour Castle South Tower Harbour Castle Westin.JPG 127 / 417 38 1975 Toronto [95]
61 Marriott Hotel/Plaza 2 Apartments Marriott Hotel Toronto.JPG 126 / 415 41 1975 Toronto [96]
62= Verve Verve, Toronto.jpg 126 / 413 39 2008 Toronto [97]
62= Quantum Minto Midtown.JPG 126 / 413 37 2007 Toronto [98]
62= Crystal Blu Crystal Blu.jpg 126 / 413 34 2010 Toronto [99]
65 Chicago 125 / 410 35 2010 Mississauga [100]
65 Sun Life Centre East Tower Sun Life Centre.jpg 125 / 410 28 1984 Toronto [101][102]
66 Yonge Eglinton Centre I Yonge Eglinton Centre.JPG 124 / 408 30 1974 Toronto [103]
67 Royal York Hotel Fairmont Royal York Toronto.jpg 124 / 407 28 1929 Toronto [104]
68 10 Navy 123 / 402 40 2005 Toronto [105]
69 Solstice 121 / 397 37 2008 Mississauga [106]
70 Embassy Suites Hotel Niagara Falls CasinoNiagara.JPG 118 / 387 42 2003 Niagara Falls
71 One London Place OneLondonPlace.JPG 113.4 / 372 24 1992 London Tallest building in Ontario outside of the Golden Horseshoe.
72 The Park Mansion 112.4 / 369 36 1990 Mississauga
73= Place de Ville C Place de Ville C.JPG 112 / 367 29 1972 Ottawa
73= Absolute Vision Absolute Condos - Construction - June 4th, 2009.jpg 112 / 367 35 2009 Mississauga
75 Caesars Windsor Augustus Tower Caesar sign on Casino Windsor.jpg 111 / 364 27 2008 Windsor
76 Caesars Windsor Forum Tower CasinobackdropWindsorpublicfestivals.jpg 110 / 361 21 1998 Windsor

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The CN Tower is not a habitable building, but is included in this list for comparative purposes. Per a ruling by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, freestanding observation towers are not considered to be buildings, as they are not fully habitable structures.

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  55. ^ "SP!RE". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-02-18. 
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  57. ^ "Cadillac Fairview Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 
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  59. ^ "One Park Tower". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-04-07. 
  60. ^ "Murano South". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 
  61. ^ "Pantages Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 
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  65. ^ "CASA". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2010-09-10. 
  66. ^ "Palace Place". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 
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  68. ^ "Palace Pier". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 
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  70. ^ "Oxford Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 
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  72. ^ "Sheraton Centre Hotel". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 
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  78. ^ "N1/N2". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 
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  80. ^ "Empire Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 
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  90. ^ "Metro Hall West". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 
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  104. ^ "Royal York Hotel". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
  105. ^ "10 Navy". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
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