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Still looking very forward when more of the crumbling exterior gets removed. I believe external elevators are going to be installed on the northwest face of Mackimmie tower especially since the way the panels were stripped off in lines.
 

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I believe you’re correct. Someone else mentioned construction lifts going there first to facilitate the interior demolition first before the rest of the exterior skin.

Still looking very forward when more of the crumbling exterior gets removed. I believe external elevators are going to be installed on the northwest face of Mackimmie tower especially since the way the panels were stripped off in lines.
 

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I believe you’re correct. Someone else mentioned construction lifts going there first to facilitate the interior demolition first before the rest of the exterior skin.
Those precast concrete panels got to be very heavy. Probably weighing about two tons each. So far 21 concrete panels have been removed so far as I counted on the pictures.
 

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I post from my iPad.
Strange that it doesn’t let you pull a pic from your Photo library, our use an iPhone, which I assume is much the same as an iPad, and when I go to upload a photo it let me choose to take a live photo or use a photo from my photo library.
 

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It might be browser related. I have an iPhone too but I can’t load pics when trying to use Safari.
Strange that it doesn’t let you pull a pic from your Photo library, our use an iPhone, which I assume is much the same as an iPad, and when I go to upload a photo it let me choose to take a live photo or use a photo from my photo library.
 

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You can see the hole for the man hoist on the north side of the tower at the bottom left here.

I don't believe any more exterior panels are coming off for a while. It is likely very convenient to have the tower sealed until the last possible moment when they finishing taking out the interior elevators. I noticed the south side has holes drilled in most of the panels so they can potentially demount them using the crane - the west and east sides may come off using the lift-able scaffold and the man hoist in a First Canada Place sty;e though less elaborate type operation instead from what I have put together.
 

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I walked by the tower when I went to my fitness program which is every Wednesday. I noticed five exterior panels were removed from the west face of the tower and one on the north. All the windows are removed from the top floor.
 

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Prairie Chicken will return, not to worry.
 

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