|Royal Bank Plaza|
Royal Bank Plaza in downtown Toronto
|Location||200 Bay Street|
|Roof||180. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Bay Street is a street in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is the centre of Toronto's financial district and is often used by Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Year 1976 ( MCMLXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1979 ( MCMLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1979 Gregorian calendar) 0 m (591 ft)|
|Floor count||South Tower: 41|
North Tower: 26
|Architect||Boris Zerafa, WZMH Architects|
Royal Bank Plaza in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is the de-facto headquarters of the Royal Bank of Canada. WZMH Architects ( Formerly known as The Webb Zerafa Menkes Housden Partnership) is an Architecture company based in Toronto, Canada and Shanghai Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page The Royal Bank of Canada ( Banque Royale du Canada in French is Canada 's largest company and Bank. The building shares with the Fairmont Royal York Hotel the block in Toronto's financial district bordered by Bay, Front, York, and Wellington streets. The Financial District is a business district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, within the downtown core Bay Street is a street in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is the centre of Toronto's financial district and is often used by Front Street is an east-west road in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Built to be the new main office of the Royal Bank after its decision to move its centre of operations from Place Ville Marie in Montreal to Toronto in the late 1970s, Royal Bank Plaza consists of two office buildings: the South Tower and the North Tower. Place Ville-Marie or 1 Place Ville-Marie (abbreviated as PVM; also previously called Royal Bank Tower due to its principal tenant is a Cruciform The South Tower, a skyscraper, is the taller of the two at 180 m (591 ft); the North Tower has a height of 112 m (367 ft). A skyscraper is a tall continuously habitable Building. There is no official definition or a precise cutoff height above which a building may clearly be classified as a skyscraper The exteriors of the structures are largely covered with glass; together they have more than 14,000 windows. Each of these windows is coated with a layer of 24 karat (100%) gold. Gold (ˈɡoʊld is a Chemical element with the symbol Au (from its Latin name aurum) and Atomic number 79 At a cost of about $70 per window, the total value of gold in the windows is over $1,000,000 but, due to the manufacturing technique used to make the glass, the gold is unrecoverable. The gold gives the windows a distinctive colour. Gold was used as an insulator to reduce heating costs. The term thermal insulation can refer to materials used to reduce the rate of Heat transfer, or the methods and processes used to reduce heat transfer
In addition to office space and the Toronto Main Branch of the Royal Bank, Royal Bank Plaza also contains a shopping concourse which is part of the PATH network, linking directly to the TD Centre as well as Union Station, Brookfield Place (BCE Place) and the Fairmount Royal York. PATH is a 27 km (17 miles network of pedestrian tunnels beneath the office towers of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Toronto-Dominion Centre is a large cluster of buildings in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Brookfield Place (formerly BCE Place) is an office complex in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, comprising the 2 The concourse merchants mall and tower lobbies underwent extensive renovations between 2005 and 2007.
The building was originally constructed with a large atrium opening above the main banking hall, but in the 1990s a trading floor was added, closing off the open space.
The bank maintains a presence in a number of towers in the downtown core, including 20 King Street next to Scotia Plaza. Scotia Plaza is a commercial office complex in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This smaller building near King and Yonge Streets is called the Royal Bank Building. The Royal Bank Building at 20 King street West ( in Toronto, is one of a few of RBC Financial's offices in the downtown core