Thanks to Toronto’s location on Lake Ontario and the high concentration of skyscrapers in its central business district, it is not difficult to find spots with great skyline views. […]
The Toronto Islands are a chain of small islands on Lake Ontario belonging to the city of Toronto. It takes only a short trip by ferry to get there from downtown Toronto. I really recommend taking that trip if you’re visiting the Canadian metropolis as the view of the city skyline is very rewarding. […]
In my previous post from Toronto I showed you the modernist New City Hall, now it’s time to present the other side of Nathan Phillips Square. The old building on the left is Toronto’s Old City Hall. This Neo-Romanesque building was completed in 1899 and it was the largest civic building in North America at that time.
Nathan Phillips Square is a plaza in downtown Toronto, Canada’s most populous city. The square was named after Nathan Phillips, who was the mayor of Toronto between the years 1955 and 1962. The cityscape of Nathan Phillips Square is dominated by the modernist New City Hall, which you see in the centre of this photo. As Toronto’s Old City Hall was getting too small for the growing municipal government […]