The white and blue towers contrast strikingly with the historic distillery buildings whereas the red towers seem compatible in shape and colour.
Architects Strictland and Symens, 1888, Renaissance Revival.
The building was designed in the style of an early Christian basilica with a clerestory roof. It may have been built as a self-supporting structure and simply placed on top of the building so that any explosion would raise it without destroying the walls (from the COC’s website).
The Canary District (and former PAN AM Athlete’s Village) is named after the diner. This is the oldest multi-room school house in Toronto.
Architects Sproatt and Rolph, c.1911.
Formerly the Steele Briggs Seed Company warehouse.
In 1985, a second bridge (behind) was added to double traffic capacity. This second bridge is unimpressive compared to the original and does not compliment it in anyway.
Could you imagine using the portable toilet near the top of the platform rigging on a cold windy day?
This Garden Court Apartment complex has 10 buildings beautifully arranged around an interior court. It is one of the nicest places in Toronto and will be featured on this Saturdays Urban Exploration Walk.
There is a development proposal sign in front but a more recent city report recommends refusing the proposal and corresponding zoning plan amendment. The proposal called for the demolition of the complex to make way for, you guessed it, more condominiums.