Construction is almost complete in this first hotel-only tower (45 storey) constructed in Toronto in the last 20 years. Page+Steele / IBI Group Architects.
Purpose: Outpatient care. Facade: banded granite. Architect: Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Built: 1984.
Architects Pearson and Darling, Classical Revival architectural style.
Unlike Toronto, you are allowed to take pictures inside the library without applying for permission!
I.M. Pei designed Commerce Court in Toronto.
If you have watched the movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier, you may recognize this atrium as SHIELD headquarters.
If all of Peter Dickinson’s high-rises (foreground) are demolished, a memory of them will exist in 90 Sumach (background).
Note the similar forms and details: colour of brick, shape of each patch of brick, the window style and the way each building features vertical lines of windows.