Toronto is the financial and cultural capital of Canada. It embraces the style and ideas well appreciated by prominent architects across the world. The architects in Toronto have developed many unique styles of architecture that has beautified its landscape and skyline. Toronto architects along with their creative thinking and contemporary approach have given shape to various spectacular buildings across GTA. Some of the influential building across Toronto are as following:
The Toronto-Dominion Centre
The Toronto-Dominion Centre was built in between 1950s and 60s and planned and designed by Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. It is the single-handedly project that bloomed the flower of modern age in Toronto. The T-D Centre is appreciated around the world for its precision architectural and spiritual adherence.
New City Hall
The New City Hall is one of the most peculiar hallmark of Toronto and also the home of municipal government. This was designed by Viljo Revell as a replacement of old city hall built in 1899. The modern design of the building has a rectangular base along with two curved towers. The chambers for circular council are constructed at the top of the base between the two towers. The tallest tower is of 326 feet having 27 stories.
Royal Conservatory of Music
Royal Conservatory of Music is the music organization and performance venue in Toronto. This conservatory soon become the most prominent building and music institution in Canada. The conservatory was founded in 1886 by Edward Fisher. The tall public entrance is nestled behind McMaster Hall, that is an entry court into Koerner Concert Hall having oak and plaster sideways end up in flourishing wood ribbons falling behind the stage.
The Bay and Gable House,
The Bay and Gable House is the distinctive housing type in Toronto. It’s appealing Gothic aesthetic features a sharp angled gable up top that is accompanied by a bay window. They are famous architectural features that have modified its appearance by incorporating garages. These modest models were exquisitely decorated to present a handsome face to the city. They are more famous with 21st century ‘Torontonians’ who passionately construct such houses.
The Summer Hills station house built in 1842 offering a spectacular picture of urbanized Toronto. It is a benchmark of preservation having clock tower and elegant fountains outside. It is one of the prominent attractions of Toronto having winding tree-lined streets and plenty of parkland. It is located along the Yonge Street corridor offering easy and quick access to the residents of Toronto to the downtown business and entertainment locations.
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