Category Archives: Architecture

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Tragic Fire at Sunnybrook Stables

In the early hours of May 20, 2018, a fire broke out at Sunnybrook Stables killing 16 horses and completely devastating the barn. Toronto Fire responded immediately, sending 50 firefighters, and were able to save […]

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10 Most Haunted Buildings In Toronto

10 of The Most Haunted Buildings In Toronto Do you believe in Ghosts? Here is a Top-10 list of haunted buildings in Toronto: #10 Campbell House As mentioned in a previous blog, Campbell House was […]

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Some Basic Tips On Panning Photography

Panning Photography Panning Photography allows you to take some special effects shots with virtually all cameras by setting your camera manually with settings and tracking techniques which are very simple. This article will give you […]

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The Great Hall Reopens September 21, 2016

With construction being completed in 1889, The Great Hall was constructed by Toronto’s west end YMCA due to tremendous growth in membership. The project was primarily funded by Toronto entrepreneur , Samuel J. Moore, who amassed great […]

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Toronto’s “Garden District” Under Threat!

Another horrific development is underway in Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam’s area of governance! Godzilla like machinery has been deployed at Jarvis and Dundas which is clawing away on century old architecture. The “well thought out” demolition and redevelopment […]

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Discover Prince Edward County

Discover Prince Edward County’s sunsets, wineries, barns and rural life. It’s only a few hours east of Toronto along the 401. Take 401 eastbound and then hang a right on Wooler Road which brings you […]

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Campbell House

Campbell House was built in 1822 for Upper Canada Chief Justice Sir William Campbell. It was originally located at Frederick and Adelaide, in York’s (now Toronto) east end. The home was constructed for Campbell and […]

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Victoria College

Founded in 1836 by Adolphus Egerton Ryerson, Victoria College is one of the finest examples of historic architecture at the University of Toronto. Ryerson was a Methodist minister, politician, and an education advocate in the days southern Ontario was […]

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Fairmont Royal York Hotel

Opening on June 11th, 1929, the Royal York Hotel, with 28 floors, was the tallest building in Toronto and the British Empire at the time. One year later, the hotel lost this distinction to the 34 […]

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St. James Cathedral

St. James Cathedral is Toronto’s longest running Anglican congression in the city. With construction beginning in 1850, opening for services on June 19, 1853, was one of the largest buildings in the Toronto at this time. The […]

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