August 18, 2009
Construction has begun with the removal of the sales centre in September 2007, but the official groundbreaking was Friday, October 12, 2007 with Donald Trump and his golden shovel.
Crews have now completed construction on seven floors of the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Toronto and have now begun work on the eighth level, which will be the first floor of the hotel.
The tower will have 118 residences and 261 hotel guest rooms when complete. Residential suites start at 207 m² (2,226 square feet). They have been designed with upscale fixtures and 3.4 to 4 metre (11 to 13-foot) ceilings. To ensure privacy of the residents, there will be a maximum of four suites per floor. Furthermore, residents will have a separate entrance and elevators from hotel guests.
The hotel rooms will occupy the lower part of the building, from levels 11 to 29. Each of the residential levels (floors 33 to 60) will have four to six suites.
When complete, the 60-story building will be 282 metres (925 feet) tall, consisting of an exterior of a steel, glass, and stone facade.
“Trump International tower inching upward in Toronto” in the Daily Commercial News (August 18, 2009).
“Trump fired up about Toronto tower” in the Toronto Star (October 12, 2007).
Photo Source: Daily Commercial News