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Toronto’s iconic buildings in autumn

22 Nov

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                       Autumn colours in Toronto’s High Park

Autumn in Toronto has disappeared for another year. The fall season always creates fond memories of my childhood – jumping in the leaves, collecting chestnuts and acorns, and the inevitable leaf collection at school. This year, during my walks around the downtown area, I photographed a few of the city’s iconic buildings, the shades of autumn enhancing their appeal. 

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       The 1821 Campbell House, at Queen and University, its lawn littered with leaves

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The Canada Life Building on University Avenue, the trees tinged with a hint of autumn 

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              Historic Queen Street West, looking west toward Bathurst Street.

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The south facade of the AGO, the OCAD building in the background. In the foreground is the fountain that in former decades graced the Walker Court inside the AGO.

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                  St. Michael’s Cathedral on Bond Street, its tower wrapped in scaffolding


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       Metropolitan Church on Queen St. East, a single tree announcing the autumn season

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Osgoode Hall, the east wing constructed in 1829, and the leaves of fall surrounding the historic building

To view other posts about Toronto’s historic buildings:

Photos of the surroundings of the CN Tower and and the St. Lawrence Market in 1977

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2012/10/18/photos-of-the-surroundings-of-the-st-lawrence-market-and-cn-tower-in-1977/

The old Dominion Bank Building at King and Yonge Street

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2012/06/08/the-old-dominion-bank-buildingnow-a-condo-hotel-at-one-king-st-west/

The Canada Life Building on University and Queen Street West.

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2012/06/13/exploring-torontos-architectural-gemsthe-canada-life-building/

Campbell House at the corner of Queen Street West and University Avenue

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2011/08/18/a-glimpse-at-the-interior-of-campbell-house-at-university-avenue-and-queen-street/

A study of Osgoode Hall

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2012/04/12/enjoying-torontos-architectural-gems-osgoode-hall/

Toronto’s first City Hall, now a part of the St. Lawrence Market

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2012/04/21/torontos-first-city-hall-now-a-part-of-the-st-lawrence-market/

The St. Lawrence Hall on King Street

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2012/04/28/enjoying-torontos-architectural-gems-the-st-lawrence-hall/

Toronto’s streetcars through the past decades

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2012/03/26/memories-of-torontos-streetcars-of-yesteryear/

History of Trinity Bellwoods Park

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2012/04/09/the-history-and-beauty-of-trinity-bellwood-park/

A history of Toronto’s famous ferry boats to the Toronto Islands

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2012/02/24/remember-the-toronto-island-ferries-the-bluebell-primroseand-trillium/

Toronto’s Old City Hall at Bay and Queen Streets

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2012/04/22/enjoying-torontos-architectural-gems-old-city-hall/

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