List of tallest buildings in Saint John, New Brunswick
This a list of the tallest buildings in Saint John, New Brunswick.
Saint John is a city on the Fundy coast of New Brunswick and is the first incorporated city in Canada. In Saint John, there are 6 buildings that stand taller than 50 m (164 ft). The tallest building in the city is the 19-storey, 81 m (266 ft) Brunswick Square. This building is tied with Assumption Place in Moncton for tallest building in New Brunswick. However this building is the second largest office building by floor space in all of Atlantic Canada after the Maritime Centre in Halifax. The second-tallest building in the city is Saint John City Hall, standing at 55.2 m (181 ft) tall with 15 storeys.
As of July 2018[update], Irving Oil has begun construction on a new headquarters in Uptown Saint John, next to the imperial theatre. This building will be 11 storeys and 59 m (194 ft) in height, making it the city's second tallest building upon completion. The tallest proposed development that could be under construction soon in Saint John is the Coast Guard Redevelopment project, with three proposed towers all 52 m (171 ft) tall with 12 floors. If constructed, the Coast Guard Redevelopment will be the single largest residential construction project ever undertaken in New Brunswick. As of February 2017[update] there are no other high-rises under construction, approved for construction, or proposed for construction in Saint John.
This list ranks Saint John high-rises that stand at least 30 m (98 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts.
|1||Brunswick Square||80.8 m (265 ft)||19||1976||An office building with 511,032 square feet (47,476.4 m2). It is the largest office building in New Brunswick in terms of square footage and second in Atlantic Canada behind the Maritime Centre in Halifax. Tied with Assumption Place in Moncton for the tallest in New Brunswick.|
|2||Saint John City Hall||55.2 m (181 ft)||15||1970||Office building with (165,000 square feet (15,300 m2)) of space.|
|3||Brunswick House||52 m (171 ft)||14||–||Office building with (103,000 square feet (9,600 m2)) of space.|
|4||Brentwood Tower||51 m (167 ft)||15||–|||
|5||Admiral Beatty Complex||51 m (167 ft)||8||1925|||
|6||Irving Building||50 m (160 ft)||14||1977|||
|7||Saint John Hilton Hotel||43.2 m (142 ft)||12||1982||Hotel with 192 rooms.|
|8||Harbourside Senior Citizens Housing Complex||43 m (141 ft)||12||–|||
|9||Stephenson Tower||41 m (135 ft)||11||–|||
|10||Harbour Building||37 m (121 ft)||10||–||Office building.|
|11||Mercantile Centre||30 m (98 ft)||7||–||Office building with (106,600 square feet (9,900 m2)) of space.|
|12||Fort Howe Hotel and Convention Centre||30 m (98 ft)||10||–||Hotel with 135 rooms.|
|Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception||70.1 metres (230 ft)||–||1853||Gothic style Catholic cathedral.|
|Chateau Saint John||25 metres (82 ft)||8||2009||Hotel with 112 rooms|
|Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites||20 metres (66 ft)||7||1988||94 rooms and 15 suites|
Other important structures
Courtney Bay Generating Station
The Courtney Bay Generating Station is a major electricity generating facility that was decommissioned in 2008. Each of its towers were over 106 metres (348 ft) tall.
The Saint John City Market is the oldest continuing farmer's market in Canada, with a charter dating from 1785. Located in Saint John, New Brunswick and completed in 1876, the current market building has a unique roof structure that resembles an inverted ship's keel. Made of wooden trusses, the structure was reportedly built by unemployed ship carpenters of the day. Also, the floor slopes with the natural grade of the land. The architecture is in the Second Empire style.
Some of the businesses in the market have been operating continuously there for more than 100 years. Facing onto Kings Square, the market is connected to the city's indoor pedway system.
Proposed and Under Construction buildings
|Irving Oil Headquarters||59 m (194 ft)||11||2018||Under Construction|
|Coast Guard redevelopment 1||52 m (171 ft)||12||2013|| Proposed|
|Coast Guard redevelopment 2||52 m (171 ft)||12||2013|| Proposed|
|Coast Guard redevelopment 3||52 m (171 ft)||12||2013|| Proposed|
- Canadian architecture
- List of old Canadian buildings
- Canadian Centre for Architecture
- List of tallest buildings in Canada
- Society of Architectural Historians
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