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St Lawrence Market

Our means of obtaining food have changed substantially over the history of our civilization.  From the days of hunting and gathering, agriculture has changed the way we eat and live. It has shaped an entire industry. The St. Lawrence Market … Continue reading

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Claude Watson School for the Arts

The Claude Watson School for the Arts is a hidden gem in the North York Toronto area. The building seats boldly off the intersection of Yonge st and Spring Garden ave and adjacent to the high rise booming development condos … Continue reading

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The Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum  is amongst  the largest museums in  North America.It is situated  north of Queen’s Park and east of Philosophers walk  with its  main entrance  facing Bloor Street in Downtown Toronto. The original building was designed by Toronto Architects  … Continue reading

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The National Ballet School of Canada

  The National Ballet School of Canada is located at 400 Jarvis Street in downtown Toronto, in the Wellesley-Church district. The building is comprised of the Celia Franca Centre and an old heritage building called the Northfield house which is … Continue reading

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The Bata Shoe Museum

The Bata Shoe Museum was conceived by Sonja Bata, the wife of shoe lover Thomas J Bata, and was the beginning of an iconic, historical, and cultural establishment in the development of Toronto as a city and the history, celebration, … Continue reading

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The Gooderham ‘Flatiron’ Building

Toronto possesses a diversity of attractive and interesting places for tourists from around the world. One of those dramatic, stunning and unexpected places is the historic Gooderham Building. Since this ‘flat-iron’ architectural form cannot be found easily, the historic Gooderham … Continue reading

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National Ballet School

The National Ballet School located at 400 Jarvis Street is the ultimate example of postmodern architecture.  It combines historic and contemporary buildings to create a balanced visual environment.  Northfield a large Victorian home even acts as a visual anchor creating … Continue reading

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