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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Toronto > CN Tower
 Name
CN Tower
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 Database Info
created by Roadwolf on 6/22/2004 4:52 PM
last modified by Yimmy on 8/5/2009 2:47 AM
 Viewability
Publically Viewable Publically Viewable
This location has been labeled by its creator as Public, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
The world's tallest freestanding building. Contains radio transmission areas as well as many tourist oriented areas, including a revolving restuarant and the world highest wine cellar among others.
 Basic Information
Type: Building / Tower
Status: Very Active
Accessibility: Difficult
Recommendation: worth the trip - if you can get behind the scenes
 Physical Information
Address
301 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
Owner: Canada Lands Company (CLC)
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  •  Hazards
  • Highly Trained Security (High Profile Terrorist Threat)
  •  Interesting Features
    This place is very interesting.. I will get as many pictures as I can. I am there quite often lately, so I will do what i can to cover every square inch.
     Security Measures
  • 24 hour guard
  • The security in CN Tower is extremly high, as it is a high profile location. ex) Bomb/Metal Detectors are in place in the lobby.
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1976
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • security card / guide
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Camera
     History
    Was built in 1976 by Canadian National Railways to primarily serve as a communications tower. The potentional for a tourist attraction was realised, and the tower was designed with this dual purpose in mind. Upon completion the tower gained recognition as the world's tallest building, reaching a total height of 553.33m (1,815' 5").
     Media Coverage
    Many related to construction, opening, operation, etc.
    Use Google.
     Future Plans
    It will most likely continue to serve as a tourist destination and transmission tower well into it's designed lifespan.
     Stories
    In the beginning
    Wed, Oct 5th, 2005
    posted by oldtimer
    Fire Safety, Stairs, and other stuff.
    Mon, May 9th, 2005
    posted by Roadwolf
    CN Tower
    Wed, Jun 30th, 2004
    posted by Roadwolf


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     Photo Galleries
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    Various Pictures
    Tue, Jun 29th, 2004
    posted by tnarduzzi
    1 pictures
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    Behind ths Scenes
    Sun, Jul 18th, 2004
    posted by Roadwolf
    27 pictures
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    Long Distance Views of the CN Tower / City
    Wed, Aug 11th, 2004
    posted by Roadwolf
    1 pictures
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    Views from the CN Tower
    Sat, Dec 11th, 2004
    posted by GoodFella
    9 pictures
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    Roadwolf's new gallery
    Sun, Mar 20th, 2005
    posted by Roadwolf
    29 pictures
     


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     Web Links
    http://www.cntower.ca/
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     Moderator Rating
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    Category Rating
    Photography 6 / 10
    Coolness 8 / 10
    Content Quality 7 / 10
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 10/29/2009 9:32 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Oct 29 09 at 9:32, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Oct 29 09 at 5:44, Roadwolf made this location public
  • on Aug 5 09 at 3:26, Steed validated this location
  • on Aug 5 09 at 2:47, Yimmy changed the following: Description
  • on Oct 5 05 at 20:04, oldtimer updated a story
  • on Oct 5 05 at 20:02, oldtimer updated a story
  • on May 9 05 at 18:31, Roadwolf made this location private
  • on May 9 05 at 18:24, Roadwolf updated a story
  • on May 9 05 at 18:24, Roadwolf updated a story
  • on Apr 18 05 at 16:43, Avatar-X changed the main information
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