Toronto Architecture

Toronto Architecture

A City Guide

Book - 2017
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Toronto has been hailed as "the city that works," "the livable city," and a "world-class city." But just what does Toronto look like? And what can the changing image of the city tell us about Toronto's past -- and its future?
Twenty-two self-contained walking tours -- each with an easy-to-follow map -- range over 175 years of Toronto buildings. More than 900 buildings are catalogued- fanciful Victorian houses, graceful spired churches, lush Edwardian factories and warehouses, Art Deco apartments, and new landmarks. Illustrated with over 300 photographs, the guide examines well-known and important buildings as well as the more modest structures in between that form Toronto's cityscape.
The original edition of Toronto Architecture- A City Guide by Patricia McHugh is fully revised and expanded by architecture critic Alex Bozikovic. Complete with an illustrated description of Toronto styles, a glossary of architectural terms, and a biographical index of architects, this is the definitive reference to Toronto's buildings -- old and new.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario :, McClelland & Stewart,, 2017, ©2017.
Edition: Revised edition.
ISBN: 9780771059896
Branch Call Number: 720. 9713541 MCH 2017
Characteristics: viii, 337 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

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