Hamilton skyline, view from below Sam Lawrence Park
Hamilton skyline, view from below Sam Lawrence Park
Hamilton skyline, view from Arkeldun Avenue, mountain access road
Hamilton skyline, view from Arkeldun Avenue, mountain access road

Hamilton is the fifth-largest city in Ontario, Canada. In Hamilton, there are 21 buildings that stand taller than 75 metres (230 ft). The tallest building in the city is the 43-storey, 127 m (417 ft) Landmark Place. The second-tallest building in the city is 20 George St, standing at 104 m (341 ft) tall with 32 storeys. The third-tallest building in the city is 100 King Street West, standing at 103 m (338 ft) tall with 25 storeys.

As of November 2021, the city contains 21 skyscrapers over 75 m (246 ft) and 122 high-rise buildings that exceed 35 m (115 ft) in height.[1]

Tallest buildings

This list ranks buildings in Hamilton that stand at least 75 m (246 ft) tall, based on CTBUH height measurement standards. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts.

Rank Building Image Address Height Floors Completed Notes Ref
1 Landmark Place
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100 Main Street East 127 m (417 ft) 43 1974 Tallest building in Hamilton since 1974. [2][3]
2 Marquee Residence
20 George Street 104 m (341 ft) 32 2020 [4]
3 100 King Street West
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100 King Street West 103 m (338 ft) 25 1973 Formerly called the Stelco Tower. [5][6]
4 The Olympia Apartments
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150 Charlton Avenue East 98 m (322 ft) 33 1976 [7][8]
5 Ellen Fairclough Building/Hamilton Convention Centre
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119 King Street West 94 m (308 ft) 20 1981 The Hamilton Convention Centre occupies the first 3 floors of the building. [9][10]
6 BDC Building
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25 Main Street West 91 m (299 ft) 22 1971 [11][12]
7 Regency on Main 140 Main Street West 86 m (282 ft) 25 2016 [13][14]
8= The Villager 160 Market Street 84 m (276 ft) 25 1980 [15]
8= The Martinique 155 Park Street South 84 m (276 ft) 25 1984 [16]
10= Queen's Terrace
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151 Queen Street North 82 m (269 ft) 25 1974 [17]
10= Bay 200 Apartments 200 Bay Street South 82 m (269 ft) 25 1975 [18]
12= Walnut Place 49 Walnut Street South 81.75 m (268.2 ft) 26 2021 [19]
13= Commerce Place East (Commerce Place I)
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1 King Street West 81 m (266 ft) 16 1987 [20][21]
13= Commerce Place West (Commerce Place II)
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21 King Street West 81 m (266 ft) 16 1990 [22][23]
15= Sheraton Hamilton Hotel 116 King Street West 80 m (260 ft) 19 1985 [24][25]
16= Tower B Apartments 55 Hess Street South 80 m (260 ft) 23 1989 [26]
17 First Place Hamilton
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350 King Street East 78 m (256 ft) 25 1976 [27]
18= One-Eighty Bold 180 Bold Street 76 m (249 ft) 22 [28]
18= Tower A Apartments 200 Jackson Street West 76 m (249 ft) 22 [29]
18= 75 Queen Street 75 Queen Street North 76 m (249 ft) 22 [30]
18= Harbour Towers Apartments 35 Brock Street 76 m (249 ft) 22 [31]

Other notable buildings and structures

Hamilton City Hall

Hamilton City Hall

Hamilton City Hall is an 8-storey, International-style government building located in downtown Hamilton. In 2005, Hamilton City Council designated the building as a heritage structure. Among the listed heritage elements on the exterior are the Italian glass tile mosaics.

Royal Connaught Hotel

The Royal Connaught Hotel is a historic 13-storey building located in downtown Hamilton. The hotel served as the Governors meeting hall of the NHL, the site of female athlete accommodations for the 1930 British Empire Games, and a wide variety of hotels. From 2014 to 2018, it was converted to a condominium.

CHCH Television Tower

CHCH Television Tower is a 357.5-metre-high (1,173 ft) guyed TV mast in Hamilton, which is the primary transmitter for television station CHCH-TV.

When it was built in 1960, the CHCH Television Tower became the tallest structure in Canada. Only two structures built since then are taller within Canada: the CN Tower in Toronto and the Inco Superstack in Sudbury, Ontario. The CHCH tower ranks eighth in height among the tallest structures in the British-based Commonwealth.

Current developments

Current projects for Hamilton, Ontario
Building Status Height Floors Completion Notes
310 Frances Avenue Proposed 159 m (522 ft), 180 m (590 ft), 144 m (472 ft) 54, 59, 48 [32]
Pier 8 Tower Proposed 155 m (509 ft) 45 2023 [33][34]
Royal Connaught Phase III Proposed 124 m (407 ft) 36 2023 [35]
41 Wilson Street Proposed 103 m (338 ft), 101 m (331 ft), 100 m (330 ft) 30, 30, 30 [36]
213 King Street West Proposed 95 m (312 ft) 30 [37]
Apex Condos Approved 80.85 m (265.3 ft) 23 [38]
75 James Street South Under construction 111 m (364 ft) 34 [39]
Cobalt Luxury Residences On King Under construction 97.5 m (320 ft) 30 2022 [40]
Cobalt Luxury Residences On King Under construction 97.5 m (320 ft) 30 2022 [40]
McMaster Graduate Student Residence Under construction 89 m (292 ft) 31 2023 [41]
Platinum Condominiums Under construction 81.3 m (267 ft) 23 2022 [42]
366-368 King Street West Under construction 77.2 m (253 ft) 25 2022 [43]

See also

References

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  2. ^ "Landmark Place, Hamilton | 113409". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
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  4. ^ "20 George Street, Hamilton | 1525200". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  5. ^ "Stelco Tower, Hamilton | 113407". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
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  7. ^ "The Olympia Apartments, Hamilton | 113415". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
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  9. ^ "Ellen Fairclough Building, Hamilton | 185282". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
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  11. ^ "BDC Building, Hamilton | 113412". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
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  13. ^ "Regency on Main, Hamilton | 1525199". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  14. ^ "Regency on Main East, Hamilton". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  15. ^ "The Villager, Hamilton | 185288". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  16. ^ "The Martinique, Hamilton | 113402". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  17. ^ "Queen's Terrace, Hamilton | 185292". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  18. ^ "200 Bay Street South, Hamilton | 148022". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  19. ^ "154 Main St East | 81.75 m | 26 fl | Complete - SkyscraperPage Forum".
  20. ^ "Commerce Place I, Hamilton | 113413". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  21. ^ "Commerce Place East, Hamilton". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  22. ^ "Commerce Place II, Hamilton | 113414". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  23. ^ "Commerce Place West, Hamilton". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
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  27. ^ "First Place, Hamilton | 192525". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  28. ^ "One-Eighty Bold, Hamilton | 192508". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  29. ^ "Tower A Apartments, Hamilton | 192522". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  30. ^ "75 Queen Street, Hamilton | 185291". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  31. ^ "Harbour Towers Apartments, Hamilton | 113411". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  32. ^ "[Stoney Creek] 310 Frances Ave | ? | 48fl, 54fl, 59fl | Proposal - Page 8 - SkyscraperPage Forum".
  33. ^ "Pier 8 Tower, Hamilton | 1516976". Emporis. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  34. ^ "45-storey tower proposal is newest chapter in the city's quest for a developed waterfront | CBC News".
  35. ^ "Royal Connaught Phase III, Hamilton". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  36. ^ "41 Wilson Street | 103, 101 and 100 m | 3 x 30 fl | Proposed - SkyscraperPage Forum".
  37. ^ "213 King St W | 95 m | 30 fl | Proposed - SkyscraperPage Forum".
  38. ^ "Apex Condos | ? | 23 fl | Approved - SkyscraperPage Forum".
  39. ^ "75 James Street South | 111 m | 34 fl | Under Construction - SkyscraperPage Forum".
  40. ^ a b "Cobalt Luxury Residences on King | 97.5 & 97.5m | 2 x 30 fl | Under Construction - Page 33 - SkyscraperPage Forum".
  41. ^ "McMaster Graduate Student Residence | ? | 31 fl & 10 fl | Under Construction - Page 12 - SkyscraperPage Forum".
  42. ^ "Platinum Condominiums | 81.3m | 24 fl | Under Construction - Page 14 - SkyscraperPage Forum".
  43. ^ "366-368 King Street West | 77.2 & 41.7 m | 12 & 25 fl | Under Construction - SkyscraperPage Forum".