List of tallest buildings in Thunder Bay

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Thunder Bay is the largest city in Northwestern Ontario. In Thunder Bay, there are 11 buildings that stand taller than 30 m (98 ft). The tallest building in the city is the 16-storey, 50 m (164 ft) Waverley Park Tower.[1] The second-tallest building in the city is Maplecrest Towers, standing at 45 m (148 ft) tall with 14 storeys.

As of February 2012, the city contains 9 highrises over 30 m (98 ft) and only 1 skyscraper that exceeds 50 m (164 ft) in height.[2]

There is 1 high-rise currently under construction, the Thunder Bay District courthouse.

Thunder Bay skyline

Tallest buildings[edit]

The Whalen Building.
Royal Edward Arms was designed similarly to the Whalen Building.
At over a century old, the Prince Arthur hotel is Thunder Bay's oldest highrise.

This list ranks Thunder Bay 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.

Tall buildings completed as of February 2012
Rank Building Address Height Floors Completed
1 Waverley Park Towers
Residential[3]
405 Waverley Street 50 m (160 ft) 16 1970
2 Maplecrest Towers
Residential[4]
560 Beverly Street 45 m (148 ft) 14 1988
3 Bay View Towers
Residential[5]
199 Academy Drive 40 m (130 ft) 12 -
4 Red River Towers
Residential[6]
844 Red River Road 39 m (128 ft) 11 -
5 Clark Towers
Residential[7]
9 Regent Street 37 m (121 ft) 8 1979
6 P. R. Cook Apartments
Residential[8]
63 Carrie Street 37 m (121 ft) 8 -
7 Paterson Court
Residential[9]
148 May Street 36 m (118 ft) 10 1983
8 Whalen Building
Office[10]
34 North Cumberland Street 35 m (115 ft) 8 1913
9 Royal Edward Arms
Mixed use[11]
114 May Street South 35 m (115 ft) 8 1928
10 West Arthur Place
Mixed use[12]
1265 Arthur Street East 33 m (108 ft) 7
11 Prince Arthur Hotel
Hotel[13]
17 North Cumberland Street 32 m (105 ft) 6 1911

Other significant structures[edit]

Lakehead Iron Works

Lakehead Iron Works is a large facility in Thunder Bay. The top 6 floors of the structure are currently uninhabited, however the lower 3 are used as office space.

The building is Thunder Bay's third tallest building at 40 meters and 9 storeys.[14]

Projects[edit]

Under construction, on-hold and approved[edit]

Projects as of February, 2013
Building Height Floors Year Status Notes
Thunder Bay Consolidated Courthouse
(Government)[15]
35 m (115 ft) 7 2013 Under Construction Upon completion, this will be the tallest building constructed in Northwestern Ontario in over 2 decades.
Delta Waterfront
(Hotel)
30 m (98 ft) 8 2014 Approved Slated to begin construction Spring 2013.
Vue I
(Residential)
25 m (82 ft) 7 2014 Approved Slated to begin construction fall 2012.
Vue II
(Residential)
25 m (82 ft) 7 2014 Approved Slated to begin construction Spring 2013.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Waverley". Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  2. ^ "Thunder Bay Skyscraper map". Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  3. ^ "Waverley Park Towers, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  4. ^ "Maplecrest Towers, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  5. ^ "Bay View Towers, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  6. ^ "Red River Towers, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  7. ^ "Clark Towers, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  8. ^ "St. Joseph's Heritage - P. R. Cook Apartments, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  9. ^ "Paterson Court, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  10. ^ "Whalen Building, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  11. ^ "Royal Edward Arms, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  12. ^ "West Arthur Place". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  13. ^ "Prince Arthur Hotel". Prince Arthur Hotel. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  14. ^ "Lakehead Ironworks, Thunder Bay". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  15. ^ "Local Developments". Thunder Bay. Retrieved 5 February 2012.