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29 August 2013

1892 – Toronto Board of Trade Building. Yonge St., Toronto

Architect: James & James Designed by the American architectural firm of James & James of New York City, and closely resembled the appearance of the Board of Trade Building in Boston, Mass., which...

29 August 2013

1896 – Temple Building, Bay & Richmond Sts., Toronto

Architect: George Gouinlock The Temple Building at Bay and Richmond streets is regarded as one of the city’s first skyscrapers. Erected by the Independent Order of Foresters as their world headquarters. Toronto’s tallest...

07 March 2012

1931 – Canadian Bank of Commerce Tower, Toronto

Architect: Darling & Pearson At the time of its completion the Canadian Bank of Commerce Building, 25 King Street West, dominated the Toronto skyline at 34-storeys. For three decades until 1962, it was...

26 January 2012

1873 – Post Office, Adelaide St., Toronto

Architect: Henry Langley Designed by Henry Langley, the architect reponsible for a large collection of city churches, and built between 1869 and 1873, The GPO stood at 36 Adelaide Street West, the head...

26 January 2012

1911 – Casa Loma, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: E.J. Lennox In 1911, armed with a fortune of $17 million, Sir Henry Pellatt, a Torontonian business man drew up plans with Canadian architect E.J. Lennox to build his dream castle. The...

03 March 2011

Will Alsop and RMJM unveil Cor-ten steel subway station

Will Alsop has released his final designs for the new Steeles West Subway Station and Bus Terminal in Toronto. Alsop has previously worked in Toronto, producing the Sharp Centre for Design. Officially designed...

26 January 2011

1909 – Former Public Library, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Alfred Chapman Formerly Toronto Public Library’s Central Reference Library, and now the Koffler Student Centre for the University of Toronto. When constructed it was Ontario’s largest Carnegie library. It remained the home...

26 January 2011

1913 – Bank of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

A thirteen floor tower was later constructed on top.

02 August 2010

1894 – Armouries, Toronto

Architect: Thomas Fuller In the late 1800s, the federal government realized that they needed to provide their volunteer soldiers with centralized locations for training, and decided to construct the Toronto Armouries. Architect Thomas...