1892 – Ontario Legislature, Toronto, Ontario

Architects: Richard A. Waite

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In the mid-1880s a fashion for American architecture brought the style of Boston architect Henry Hobson Richardson north. Known as Richardsonian Romanesque, the style featured massive blocks of rough-hewn stone, large arched entrances, and arched windows. Richard Waite, an architect based in Buffalo, New York, borrowed the style for the Ontario Legislative Building in Toronto, a massive stone building with corner towers and a triple-arched entrance with three large arched windows on the story above.

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