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Phase 1B Centre for Addiction
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Phase 1B Construction Images

 

 

 

December 8, 2011: A view of the two wings​​of the Intergenerational Wellness Centre.

 

December 8, 2011: Work continues on the Bell Gateway Building.

 

December 22, 2011: A construction worker on a crane at the top of the Doctor's Association Building (formerly Utilities and Parking Building).

 

November 10, 2011: The drywall of the Bell Gateway Building is substantially installed up to the seventh floor. Flooring is underway on the second, third, and fourth floors; and painting and finishes continue on all levels. The final exterior brick is being installed on the east side of the building. All windows have now been installed.

 

November 10, 2011: All floors of the Intergenerational Wellness Centre are well advanced with drywall, ceilings, and finishes. Flooring installation is underway on the second, third, and fourth floors. The exterior brick cladding is fully complete and all windows are installed. Exterior preparation for ground work on sidewalks and curbs is underway.

 

November 10, 2011: Traffic topping (i.e. surface protection/coating) has been installed on all parking levels of the Utilities and Parking Building. All of the windows have been installed and exterior cladding is almost fully complete. Mechanical and electrical systems equipment has been installed and permanent power is now on. The ground floor drywall is completely installed and finishes are underway. The exterior ground work for curbs and sidewalks have started.

 

September 2, 2011: The exterior of the Bell Gateway Building is essentially closed in, all exterior windows are now installed, and brickwork is underway.

 

September 2, 2011: The exterior of the Intergenerational Wellness Centre is essentially closed, windows are substantially complete, and exterior brickwork is well advanced.

 

September 2, 2011: The structure of the Utilities and Parking Building is now complete and the exterior cladding is underway.

 

August 4, 2011: The Bell Gateway Building is progressing with more windows and exterior finishes.

 

August 4, 2011: Another view of the Bell Gateway Building, showing Queen Street West on the right and New Street (now, Stokes Street) to the left. The edge of the Utilities and Parking Building can be seen in the very left of the photo.

 

August 4, 2011: Here, the Utilities and Parking Building can be seen on the left and the Bell Gateway Building on the right. New Street (now Stokes Street) runs between the two.

 

August 4, 2011: The Utilities and Parking Building in early August 2011.

 

August 4, 2011: The progression of the brickwork is evident here in this photo of the Intergenerational Wellness Centre.

 

July 7, 2011: Brickwork (left) begins on the Intergenerational Wellness Centre.

 

June 9, 2011: The Intergenerational Wellness Centre makes a bold statement on the Queen Street landscape.

 

June 9, 2011: The exterior of the Bell Gateway Building is being enclosed with windows and curtain walls.

 

May 24, 2011: A view of the Bell Gateway Building (centre) and the Intergenerational Wellness Centre (left) from the top of the Utilities and Parking Building.

 

May 24, 2011: Construction workers atop the Bell Gateway Building in May 2011.

 

April 15, 2011: Construction workers tend to the exterior of a Phase 1B building.

 

April 15, 2011: Exterior work is underway on the Bell Gateway Building, which has been named after Bell upon their donation of $10 million towards the Transforming Lives Campaign, which exceeded its $100 million goal, reaching $108 million.

 

April 15, 2011: A look at the Phase 1B buildings in April 2011 as windows begin to be installed. In the foreground on the left is the Bell Gateway Building with the Intergenerational Wellness Centre in the background.

 

April 15, 2011: A view of the progress of the Bell Gateway Building from Queen Street West.

 

April 15, 2011: A view of the progress of the Intergenerational Wellness Centre from Queen Street West. The CN Tower peers up over the building.

 

March 10, 2011: A view of the three Phase 1B buildings along New Street, looking west. In the foreground on the right is the Intergenerational Wellness Centre. Further back in the photo on the right is the Gateway Building and on the left, is the Utilities and Parking Building.

 

January 27, 2011: The exterior enclosure of the Gateway Building begins to be installed.

 

January 27, 2011: Construction workers on the site at the Intergenerational Wellness Centre at the end of January.

 

January 27, 2011: A view of the construction of the Utilities and Parking Building from the corner of Gordon Bell Road and New Street.

 

December 16, 2010: A look at the Gateway Building as it nears the top. CAMH prepares for a 'topping off' ceremony for this building, scheduled for January 11, 2011 - a celebration signifying that the highest point of a building has been reached.

 

December 16, 2010: The Intergenerational Wellness Centre as it looks at the end of 2010.

 

December 16, 2010: A look at the progress of the Utilities and Parking Building in mid-December.

 

December 16, 2010: This view looks west along New Street, with the Utilities and Parking Building on the left and the Gateway Building on the right.

 

October 21, 2010: A south view of the construction of the new gymnasium.

 

October 21, 2010: The main lobby of the Gateway Building begins to take shape.

 

October 21, 2010: A view of the Gateway Building corner where the Out of this World Cafe will be...

 

...and a look at the floor above the cafe where the new Sacred Space will be located.

 

October 21, 2010: Construction continues on the Utilities and Parking Building. The first floor is shown here.

 

October 21, 2010: Construction of the basement and foundation of the Intergenerational Wellness Centre is underway.

 

October 21, 2010: A view of the CAMH redevelopment from New Street, looking east toward Shaw Street. The Utilities and Parking Building is on the right, with the Gateway Building on the left. Unit 2 can be seen in the distance.

 

September 27, 2010: A view of the construction of the Gateway Building from the corner of Gordon Bell Road and New Street, which is the subject of a street naming contest

 

September 27, 2010: Construction workers hard at work on the site of the CAMH Queen Street redevelopment. Here, they are working on the Utilities and Parking Building.

 

September 20, 2010: The Gateway Building is now above ground as construction personnel work on both the first and second floors.

 

September 7, 2010: A look at the development of the Gateway Building with a view of Queen Street West and Ossington Avenue.

 

September 7, 2010: The CN Tower peeks up in the horizon as construction of the Gateway Building on the CAMH Queen Street site progresses.

 

August 30, 2010: Facing north, with Queen Street West in the background, the Gateway Building is taking shape.

 

August 23, 2010: Facing southwest, a view of the Intergenerational Wellness Centre, which is now above ground.

 

August 3, 2010: Newly built walls give shape to the rooms in the basement of the future Gateway Building.

 

July 19, 2010: The basements of the Utilities and Parking Building and the Gateway Building, separated by a future city street. The future street was formerly the east-west roadway in the middle of the CAMH site.

 

June 14, 2010: The construction crane for the new Gateway Building goes up...

 

...and up.

 

May 25, 2010: Excavation for the Utilities and Parking Building is complete.

 

May 17, 2010: Excavating for the new Utilities and Parking Building.

 

May 10, 2010: A construction worker sprays down the site with water to help with dust control.

 

April 26, 2010: A team of demolition machines digs its teeth into the excavation job.

 

April 19, 2010: A month later, the site has been cleared and the administration building is nothing more than a memory...

 

...and excavation has begun for the new buildings of Phase 1B.

 

March 19, 2010: The administration building has been reduced to piles of rubble. The rubble is all sorted and sent out for recycling or re-use. In fact, 95% of all construction waste from the Phase 1B project is being diverted from landfill sites.

 

March 4, 2010: The west end of the administration building is just a shell of its former self...

 

 
 

 

...and just a short while later that same day, the west end of the administration building comes down.

 

March 3, 2010: The Link Bridge between the administration building and the community centre gets torn down, a symbolic and literal break between the past and the present.

 

March 2, 2010: Demolition began from the inside out.

 

February 26, 2010: The former administration building on Queen Street West, viewed from the south. The building went up in 1954 and demolition began in late February 2010.

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