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11 December 2009

1892 – Ontario Legislature, Toronto, Ontario

Architects: Richard A. Waite 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...

11 December 2009

1908 – Union Building, 212 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Darling & Pearson This headquarters building was commissioned by the Canadian General Electric Company, which was founded in the late 19th century to manufacture and distribute electrical equipment during the period when...

11 December 2009

1910 – Former Bank of Montreal, Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Darling & Pearson Originally constructed 1909-10, with an addition on Queen Street in 1920. Interiors altered 2001-02.

11 December 2009

1892 – Gooderham Building, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: David Roberts Jr. The building was commissioned by George Gooderham to house the head offices of his Gooderham & Worts distilling company. Wedged into the confluence of Wellington and Front Street East,...

11 December 2009

1870 – Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Toronto, Ontario

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (formerly St. Patrick Church) is the 5th oldest Catholic Church in the city of Toronto. The church was first established for a predominantly Irish congregation. But as...

11 December 2009

1905 – 197 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario

Architects: Darling & Pearson 197 Yonge Street was formerly a 4 floor Canadian Bank of Commerce building built in 1905 by architects Darling & Pearson and declared as a historical property by the...

11 December 2009

1905 – 205 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: E.J. Lennox Former branch of the Toronto Dominion Bank, which was bought by the city for an urban revitalisation project that never happened. This is a fabulous temple of banking with beautiful...

11 December 2009

1913 – Elgin & Winter Garden Theatres, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Thomas Lamb The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres are the last surviving Edwardian stacked theatres in the world. The pair were originally built as the centrepiece of Marcus Loew’s theatre chain in...

11 December 2009

1927 – Union Station, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Ross, Macdonald, Jones & Lyle Designed in the Beaux-Arts style, it was the largest and most opulent station erected in Canada – the facade is more than 230 metres long. Its centre-piece...

11 December 2009

1937 – Toronto Stock Exchange, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: George & Moorhouse The original Toronto Stock Exchange with its magnificent Art Deco interior has been preserved under the massive Toronto Dominion Bank Tower by Mies van der Rohe. The facade combines...