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JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District & Legends Residences
JW Marriott nearing completion in June 2018
Alternative names EAD Hotel and Residences, Edmonton Arena District Hotel
Hotel chain JW Marriott Hotels
General information
Status Complete
Type Luxury Hotel, Residential
Address 104 Avenue NW and 102 Street NW
Town or city Edmonton, Alberta
Country Canada
Coordinates 53°32′45″N 113°29′46″W / 53.54583°N 113.49611°W / 53.54583; -113.49611
Elevation 192 metres (630 ft)
Construction started November 2014
Completed June 2019
Opening August 1, 2019
Cost $500 Million
Owner Marriott International, Legends Private Residences
Management Hariri Pontarini Architects
Affiliation Marriott International
Tip 192.15 m (630.4 ft)
Roof 190.95 m (626.5 ft)
Technical details
Material Reinforced Concrete, Steel, Glass curtain wall
Floor count 55
Floor area 71,535 m2 (770,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect Hariri Pontarini Architects, DIALOG, Shugarman Architecture + Design
Developer ICE District Properties, Katz Group Properties, ONE Development Group, Marriott International
Other information
Number of rooms 346
Facilities Conference centre, Hotel services, Exercise facility, Swimming pool, Edmonton Pedway, direct assess to Rogers Place

The JW Marriott Edmonton Ice District & Residences is a mixed-use skyscraper in Edmonton, Alberta as part of the downtown Ice District. It is a combination of a JW Marriott hotel in the lower section, with residential condos named Legends Private Residences in the upper section. Construction began in November 2014 and the hotel opened on 1 August 2019. The tower became the tallest building in Edmonton on 3 November 2017 and held that status until it was surpassed by the Stantec Tower in May 2018, en route to topping out its 56th floor at its final height of 192 metres (630 ft) on 20 March 2018.

The hotel is located on the 1st through 22nd floors, and has 346 rooms, 2,300 square metres (25,000 sq ft) of conference hall space and a 930 square metres (10,000 sq ft) ballroom. Located from the 23rd through 54th floors is the Legends Private Residences, with high-end condominiums to buy or rent. The building has a total of 55 floors, at a height of 192.95 m (633.0 ft). The tower topped out in March 2018 and reached its final design height on May 8, 2018. Originally the hotel was going to be a Delta hotel, but Marriott closed the purchase deadline first. It is the third JW Marriott hotel in Canada, after the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa in the District Municipality of Muskoka in Ontario, and the JW Marriott Parq in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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