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Circa 1877 - Brick Brewery Redevelopment | 20fl | U/C
   
   
Everyone move to the back of the bus and we all get home faster.
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Good to see they have installed the pool already.... Smile

Coke
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Wow! Not much left of the original building. Interesting project. Looking forward to see the final result.
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Crane going up:
   
   
Everyone move to the back of the bus and we all get home faster.
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It's really crazy seeking how little of the original building remains.
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When I took the photo of the crane being assembled I assumed it was going on the base I could see.

It looks like there was a second base to the right of the one in the photo.

Based on the height of the building I am assuming the next crane will be much taller too.
   
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I believe what you are calling a base are just additional segments for the crane tower, the actual base is cast into a special footing in the slab. The segments can be inserted as needed using a "climbing frame" by the crane itself without extra equipment. The crane will probably be extended several times as the building grows, and tied in structurally to the building to provide lateral stability.

I don't think this site is large enough to support a second crane without severe clearance issues. The boom on the current crane extends well out into King Street from the current location, which is far from that edge of the property, so they can't put another crane in without impeding the ability of the crane to swing 360.
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