The station’s glass roof featured a light installation called “Arc en Ciel” by Michael Hayden that stopped working in the mid-1990s. This installation may be restored with LED lighting.
The folded plate roof unifies these three sections of the school.
At one point, this handsome government building was slated for demolition. Can anyone verify that this is a Peter Dickinson building?
I am not that afraid of heights but leaning over the railing from a corner balcony made me a bit nervous.
John Martins-Manteiga’s Mean City documents some of Toronto’s finest post-war era modernist architecture. Although not mentioned in the book, I think that Old Mill station is also a fine specimen of modernism with its half elevated and half underground station design and beautiful views of the Humber River.
Queen’s Park subway opened in 1964 and the Ontario Power building in the background was completed in 1976.
The last day was February 16th, 2014. The lease expired and Chapters was not willing to renew with the increase in rent.
Specifically, the underground pedestrian tunnel links to south basement of the Whitney Block directly across the street from the Ontario Legislative Building and is the property of the province. A security guard is posted at the entrance to the tunnel.
Although the CAMH building facades are made with concrete, it is an example of the International architectural style not Brutalism.
This building’s backside is brazenly Brutalist. I’ll capture it for a future post.
At the bottom of this building void is a study area perched atop a suspended orb-shaped lecture hall.
The $10 million 3,500 m2 terminal was built in 2005 to accommodate ferry service between Toronto and Rochester, NY but only operated for six months.
In the early 20th century, the Robertson Building (c.1913, Architects Denison and Stephenson) housed the James Robertson Company – the largest distributors of plumbing and sanitary fixtures in Canada.
This design provides a larger space to wait indoors for your bus but the single set of sliding doors and the narrow staircase will act as bottlenecks during rush hour. What do you think of the design?