Many film companies have included the stone facade of the old building within BCE Place in their movies. It is indeed an impressive structure. It
Category: historic Toronto
Toronto’s Architectural gems – Old City Hall
In the heart of Toronto’s financial district, each day thousands of people pass the Old City Hall. The reverberating sound of the bells in its
Enjoying Toronto’s architectural gems – the Bay at Queen and Yonge Streets
If ever a building qualified as a place where thousands visit each week, but is rarely noticed, the venerable Hudson’s Bay building at Queen and
Enjoying Toronto’s architectural gems – Campbell House
Campbell House’s special exhibition to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the relocation of the historic house from its original location on Adelaide Street to the
The cast iron fence around Toronto’s Osgoode Hall
Diagram of the fence in the exhibition at Osgoode Hall The fence at Osgoode Hall, on the north side of Queen St. West, east
Memories of Toronto’s Shea’s Hippodrome Theatre
In the 1950s, as a teenager, I remember sitting in the plush seats of the enormous balcony of Shea’s Hippodrome Theatre on Bay Street, a
Memories of Toronto’s Sunnyside on a hot summer day
“The glories that were Sunnyside are of another day,” to paraphrase the words of the song popularized by Tony Bennett. During a recent heat wave,
Atelier Cafe Lounge in the Gurney Stove Foundry at King and Brant streets.
Today I had lunch at Atelier Cafe Lounge on King Street West, located within the building that once housed the nineteenth-century Gurney Stove Foundry.