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King's Landing

Architect's model and exterior view of finished high rise residential condominium located at 480 Queens Quay West in Toronto, designed with stepped levels and walls of glass windows.

Lenscape Incorporated

Jerome Markson residence

Interior views of a townhouse designed by Jerome Markson (owner & architect), showing living room with fireplace and wood panneled ceiling, and exterior views of brick patio in the rear of the house.

Canadian Architect

Hylands residence

Interior and exterior views of a house renovation. The tall Victorian home was clad in grey shingle and pale wood, and the interior space was opened up and rounded statement walls painted green complement exposed metal piping. Views of dining room, kitchen, living area, bathroom and bedroom.

Homeworld Mega Centre

Architect's model of the building. Sticker on back of photograph reads: Model of the Homeworld mega centre in Metropolitan Toronto, looking north towards Highway 401. The semi-translucent fibreglass dome will measure 240X240 feet and soar 120 feet from ground level. Photo credit: Zeidler Roberts Partnership/ Architects. Information: 416 968 2100."

37, 39 & 41 Heath Street West, Toronto

Exterior views of Victorian row houses originally built in the 1880s, altered in 1981. The house was first owned by Alfred Hoskin, a barrister, and is referred to in the Canadian Architect magazine issue for October 1985 as "Hoskin House".

Harbour Castle Hilton

Photographs of the interior of the Cabana Executive Suite, featuring a marble-finished bathroom. The is hotel located at 1 Harbour Square in Toronto and was purchased by the Westin hotel chain in 1987, then renamed the Westin Harbour Castle. The hotel was also featured in the December 1986 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Gloucester Mews

Renovation and addition to a heritage property located at 2 Gloucester Street in Toronto. The original Masonic building was constructed in 1888. The addition to this building won a Canadian Architect Award of Excellence in 1972.

Clark, Clive

Gas Works

The gas works building located at 251 Front St., built in 1887-1888, belonged to the Consumers Gas Company and produced gas for light fixtures. It was known as Purifying House No. 2. The file contains an image of the interior of the building being gutted. The basilica-style interior space is evident in the empty room. In 1985, The Canadian Opera Company purchased the buildings north of the lane and commenced an comprehensive $10 million restoration program with Bregman, Hamann and Arcop Associates. It would later house the Imperial Oil Opera Theatre and the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre.

Fraser residence

Exterior view of a house at 4 Old George Place in Toronto. The style is influenced by Japanese, West Coast Canadian and Native Canadian architecture, with sloping rooflines and durable materials that integrate with a natural setting. The structure is made of red brick, interspersed with cedar sections and glass panes.

Jowett, Roger

Flemingdon Park apartments

Photographs of the exterior of a planned community in Toronto, with both high rise and townhouse structures. Views of the highrise block under construction. One interior view of a living room and dining room inside one of the two-storey townhouses.

Green, Seymour

Gooderham building

Photographs of the exterior of the building also known as the "Flatiron" at 49 Wellington Street East in Toronto. The Romanesque Revival building was constructed in 1892 as an office building and has been designated a heritage property. The photographs in this file were probably taken to illustrate the construction of the CN Tower, contrasting with an older, well-known city landmark and showing the effects on the skyline before and after.

Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist

Interior church decoration, featuring metal letters adhered to the wall with phrases such as "God is Love". Views of altar and worship space, located at 41 Chatsworth Drive near Lawrence and Yonge Streets in Toronto.

Ed's Warehouse

Streetscapes, showing Ed's Warehouse on King Street West in Toronto, next to the Royal Alexandra Theatre and an advertisement for Old Ed's, one in the group of warehouse restaurants, from the Lakeshore Boulevard.

Devonsleigh Place

Exterior view of a brick mansion with dormer windows and portico, renovated into a restaurant located at 4125 Steeles Avenue in Toronto. The restaurant Casa-Imperial serves Chinese cuisine.

Claremont, Currie residence

Folder contains 2 b&w photographs of the Currie residence in Claremont, Ontario. Detail view of upper storey windows, clad in cedar shingling. Exterior view of backyard during winter, brick chimney and cedar shingling visible.

Canadian Architect

Cumberland Court

Office and shopping complex located at 99 Yorkville Avenue. Office space designed by Webb, Zerafa, Menkes, Housden partnership for their own use. Published in the May 1974 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

N. & H. Studio

North York Central Library / Crown Life Building

Architect's model of the stepped library building, with arched main entrance, an atrium connecting six floors, curved staircases, and semi-circular balconies. Design by Moriyama and Teshima. Adhered to the same paper backing is a photo of an artist's illustration of the Crown Life building by Bregman + Hamann.

Centre section, Gardiner Expressway, concept drawings

Illustrations showing an idealized reconstruction of the section of the Gardiner Expressway in the downtown core of the city, extending to the waterfront. Drawings include the reversal of the positions for the elevated Gardiner Expressway and Lakeshore Boulevard, and improved the major east-west traffic routes through the area. The designs were commissioned as part of an OAA Charrette, and the images were published in the July 1987 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Crang & Boake Architects, office

Exterior view of landscaped yard and side of building with overhanging concrete floors. On view through window of studio space at night, showing drafting tables and chairs.

Panda Associates Photography and Art Services

Commerce Court

Interior and exterior views of a high-rise office tower and lower-level shopping concourse, designed in glass and concrete. One view of courtyard outside the building. Shopping area shows a Mappins retail store and a telephone booth.

ChumCity building

Interior and exterior views of the City TV building at the corner of Queen and John streets in Toronto, with interior views of the main floor and production areas. One illustration of the building dated November 1986. Details of the stonework on the original Gothic Revival office building are visible.

Retired street sign, Surrey Place and Breadalbane Street, Toronto

Photograph of a street sign situated in the middle of a grassy lawn, with office buildings in background. This image was taken as part of a commentary on colonnades for a special article in Canadian Architect magazine, titled "Citizen and the City". A part of the caption reads: "When the street is removed, both the colonnade and the building are removed from the public realm to the acropolis and we as citizens are left, not with a way through, but a way around." (p.32)

Courtesy Chevrolet Oldsmobile dealership

Interior and exterior views of a car dealership and service centre, showing lounge areas, showrooms with cars, mechanics' work areas, garage doors, and entrances to the building. The building is located on the Queensway near highway 427 in Toronto.

Charles O. Bick College, Toronto Police Service

Exterior view of the college which houses the Training and Education unit of the Toronto Police Service. The building houses classrooms, labs, a range, pool and gymnasium. A piece of paper taped to the back of the image gives the architects as: Wilson, Newton, Roberts, Duncan.

Central Technical School

Interior and exterior views of a high school campus. Several interior views of the school's Art Centre, which was profiled in Canadian Architect magazine in the July 1963 and 1964 issues.

Panda Associates Photography and Art Services

Head office, Bank of Toronto

Exterior views of the 1862 head office of the Bank of Toronto at Wellington and Church Streets, demolished to make way for the construction of the Toronto-Dominion Bank tower.

Centennial building, Lakehead University

Interior view of the lobby area, looking out through the windows. The building was renamed the William Tamblyn Centennial Building in 2007. It houses the Faculty of Engineering as well as classrooms and science labs. The photograph is stamped with the photographer's name: Panda/Croydon Associates.

Casa Loma and Baldwin Steps

Aerial views of the Gothic Revival castle located at 1 Austin Terrace in Toronto, and a small colour photograph of the base of the Baldwin steps, named for the original landowner and former premier of Ontario Robert Baldwin, a public pathway which connects two sections of Spadina Road and is often used by visitors to the historic castle.

Canada Malting Company silos

Archive photograph of the Canada Malting Company silos on Toronto's harbourfront. The image was published in a December 1994 article in Canadian Architect magazine about their re-use in a new project.

Brimley Acres

Exterior view of a mid-rise apartment building. Photograph is stamped "Photograph by Leonard Tomiczek Photography", and also "Received Mar 2 1961 Jackson Ypes Associates".

Tomiczek, Leonard

CityPlace

Photograph of a scale model of the 80 acre CityPlace development inserted into an aerial photo of Toronto's skyline. Developed by CN Real Estate, CityPlace is bounded by Front Street, Lakeshore Blvd., Bathurst Street and CN Tower Lands and includes Toronto's new Domed Stadium (Rogers Centre/ SkyDome). (Text taken from sticker on verso of photograph.)

Beth Tzedec synagogue

Interior views of the rabbi's pulpit and main worship space. Above the pulpit is a part of Ernest Raab's bas-relief depicting landmarks of Judaism by symbols.

Bell Trinity square

Aerial view of a high-rise office building. Photographer's stamp visible through tissue on verso: Art James. One interior view showing a board room through a closed door.

James, Arthur

British American Oil Company Ltd., Ontario Division

Exterior views of the main Ontario Division Building office located at 800 Bay Street in Toronto. A Toronto Dominion branch bank is located on the main floor of the building, with a sign visible in one of the photographs. Interior view with workers seated at rows of desks.

B-A Oil Photo

Myers residence, 19 Berryman street, Toronto

Two story residence designed by Barton Myers for his own use in Toronto's Yorkville area. The house fills a narrow urban lot, approximately 25 x 188 feet. There is a central courtyard with greenhouse roof. An article on the house was published in the April 1972 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Atria North

Photographs of the interior and exterior of a high-rise office building with large central atrium, first phase of a four building complex.

Spalding-Smith, Fiona

Amsterdam Café, Toronto

Interior views of the eating area of a café and restaurant in the York Quay Centre at Toronto's Harbourfront Park. Materials inlcude rough sawn, bleached wood, glazed steel sash and textured rubber flooring, enhanced by batiked cotton and sailcloth banners for a nautical effect. Photographs and contact prints adhered to lined 8 1/2 x 11 notepaper. The images were printed in the Sept 1980 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Applied Photography Ltd.

Alexandra Park housing cooperative

Two photographs of the exterior of a low-rise public housing development. Built between 1964-68 by the Ontario Housing Corporation. The housing complex is located in the city block bounded by Dundas Street, Spadina Avenue, Queen Street West and Bathurst Street. A stamp on the back of the photograph gives the photographer as Roger Jowett.

Jowett, Roger

Hotel Admiral, 249 Queen's Quay west, Toronto

One small colour photograph in which the sign "Hotel Admiral" is visible on the roof of the building. The two black and white prints show the hotel under construction. The building was purchased by Radisson and became the Radisson Admiral Hotel.

James, Arthur

1666 Bay street, Toronto

Exterior view of a luxury condominium development on Bay Street. A piece of paper taped to the back of the photograph gives the property developers as The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited and Revenue Properties Limited.

505 Broadview avenue, Toronto

Photograph of the front lawn and porch of a house on Broadview Avenue. A concrete footpath has been laid from the sidewalk to the front porch, designed to circle around the base of a tree in the way.

Burrow, Gordon

Canadian Magazine building, 200 Adelaide street west, Toronto

Photograph of a six-story brick and beam office building. Built in 1913 for the manufacture of jewelry and ancillary industrial uses, renovated in 1980s by Dunlop Farrow Aitken Architects. The 1983 renovation was reviewed by Canadian Architect magazine in the December 1983 issue. This building was designated a Heritage Property by the City of Toronto in 2005.

184 Roxborough drive, Toronto

Photograph of the extension built onto the back of the Georgian heritage property. The addition won the Award for Residential Design in 1971 from the Canadian Housing Design Council. Text on the back of the photograph gives extracts of Jury report.

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