CN Tower – Toronto Landmark

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The CN Tower is Toronto’s tallest and most defining landmark. Photos of Toronto are often defined by the building, which stretches more than 550 metres into the sky. This former tallest freestanding structure on earth—is, at 1,815 feet, still one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. The tower was constructed by Canadian National Railroad to improve television reception. Construction of the CN Tower cost CAD$63 million. The tower consists of 40,522 cubic meters of concrete, 129 km of post-tensioned steel, and 5,080 metric tons of reinforcing steel. The tower is estimated to weigh 132,080 metric tons.

Antenna: 1815 ft
Roof: 1500 ft
Top floor : 1465 ft (“Skypod”, 147 floor level)
Restaurant: 1152 ft
Observation deck: 1135 ft (“Look Out Level”, 114 floor level)
Glass floor: 1122 ft (113 floor level)

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