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|Location||Toronto, Canada map|
|Building Type||broadcast and observation tower|
|Construction System||reinforced concrete|
|Notes||Architects are John Andrews, Webb Zerafa, Menkes Housden, E.R. Baldwin-Archit. In 1976, the world's tallest freestanding structure.|
|Discussion||CN Tower Commentary
"The CN Tower opened in 1976 as the world's tallest free standing structure. At 553 metres (1,815 feet), it reaches more than a third of a mile into the clouds. The seven story sky pod features indoor and outdoor observation decks, a nightclub and a 400 seat revolving restaurant. The Space Deck, at 447 metres (1,465 feet), is the world's highest public observation gallery."
Sources on CN Tower
"The CN Tower of Toronto: 550m high". Construction Moderne, no. 2, 1975, p12-14.
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