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13、Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
145 Queen St. W.; Sat: not open; Sun: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Diamond/Schmidt, 2006) See the world's longest floating glass
staircase and a horseshoe-shaped 2,035-seat auditorium with phenomenal
advancements in modern engineering and acoustical design. Free family
performances (45 minutes) of Mozart's The Magic Flute (in English) at
11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
130 Queen St. W.; Sat & Sun: 10 to 5.
A landmark and hub of legal life in Ontario for more than 170 years.
The front fa?ade is essentially as it was in 1860. Access to both
sections of the building, one operated by the Attorney-General of
Ontario and the other by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Current
exhibit "Lawn & Border: The Grounds of Osgoode Hall."
15、City Hall 多伦多新市政府，现在正在使用
100 Queen St. W.; Sat & Sun: 10 to 5.(Viljo
Revell with John B. Parkin Associates, 1965) Considered daring when
constructed, City Hall has become a symbol for Toronto recognized
worldwide. Visit the East Tower Observation Deck, Council Chamber,
Podium Roof with green roof garden and Mayor's Office. The Rotunda
features a display of artistically styled bonsai.
16、Old City Hall
Hall就是一个最好的选择。由多伦多著名建筑师Edward James Lennox 设计，他的作品包括卡萨罗玛城堡 （Casa Loma）
和爱德华王酒店 （King Edward Hotel）。老市政厅耗资 250 万元，历时近十年才建成，当它在1899 年9
月由当时的市长萧约翰 (John Shaw)
60 Queen St. W.; Sat & Sun: 10 to 5.
(E.J. Lennox, 1899) (E.J. Lennox, 1899) One of Toronto's best-known
landmarks is also one of the finest examples of Romanesque Revival in
North America. Beautiful stained glass, faux marble columns, mosaic
floors and murals designed by George Agnew Reid. No interior
17、Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre
189 Yonge St.; Sat & Sun: Tours at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m.
(Thomas Lamb, 1913) The last operating "double-decker" theatre in the
world, the Elgin was originally built for vaudeville and silent films.
Beautifully restored as live theatre venues by the Ontario Heritage
Foundation between 1987-89. Admittance only by guided tours at 10 a.m.,
11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
18、Metropolitan United Church
56 Queen St. E.; Sat: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun: 1 to 4 p.m.
(Henry Langley, 1872, subsequent: J. Gibb Morton, 1928, Liz Davidson,
2003) Features include oak communion table carved with image of the
Last Supper, first tuned carillon in North America and the largest pipe
organ in Canada. Carillon tours: 1-2 p.m. Silver Band Choir concert,
1st Annual Guild Fair, Artisan market, display of Eastern Icons from
St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Cultural Centre: 3-4 p.m. Contemporary Folk
Band concert "Touch The Hem" in the Park.
19、St. Michael's Cathedral
65 Bond St.; Sat: 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sun: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
(William Thomas, 1847) Designed in English Gothic Revival style, this
is the spiritual seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto.
Painted ceiling and exuberant Gothic arches grace the interior. Guided
82 Bond St.; Sat & Sun: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Final home of William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto's first mayor, outspoken
journalist, political reformer and primary leader of the 1837 Upper
Canada Rebellion. Built in the Greek Revival style. Print a souvenir on
the 1845 hand press and join a scavenger hunt through the house.
21、St. George's Greek Orthodox Church
115 Bond St.; Sat: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun: 1:30 to 5 p.m.
(John Wilson Siddall, 1895, Subsequent: Allan Young) The Byzantine
octagonal structure was originally the Holy Blossom Synagogue. Acquired
in 1937 by the Greek Orthodox parish of St. George, it was renovated in
the 1980s and its interior painted by the Pachomaioi monks,
iconographers from Mount Athos, Greece. Magnificent frescoes. 20-minute
guided tours every half hour, Byzantine icon exhibit, Greek pastries
22、First Evangelical Lutheran Church
116 Bond St.; Sat: 10 to 5; Sun: 1 to 4 p.m.
(Charles F. Wagner, 1898-99) The sole spiritual home to Toronto's
Protestant German-speaking population for more than a century, the
church replaced an earlier wooden meeting house that stood on this site
from 1856. The rich interior decoration was completed in 1932.
23、Arts & Letters Club
14 Elm St.; Sat: 10 to 5 Sun: not open
(Edwards & Webster, 1891) A gathering place for Toronto's artistic
and literary community since 1920. Great Hall features baronial
fireplace and beautiful collection of Canadian art. Guided tours.
444 Yonge St., 7th floor; Sat: not open; Sun: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Jacques
Carlu, 1931) Originally opened in 1931 as the jewel of Eaton's flagship
College St. store, this world-renowned concert and dining establishment
closed in the late 1970s. Lavishly restored in the early 21st century
as one of the finest Art Moderne venues anywhere.
25、Ontario Heritage Centre (Birkbeck Building)
10 Adelaide St. E.; Sat: not open; Sun: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(George Gouinlock, 1909) Tour the two-storey main floor of this stately
Edwardian office building, which features Art Nouveau stenciling and
ornate interiors. Now home of the Ontario Heritage Trust. Self-guided
26、Live @ Courthouse
57 Adelaide St. E.; Sat: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sun: not open. (Cumberland
and Ridout, 1851) This Greek Revival courthouse was the symbol of the
authority of law in Victorian Toronto. Served as a courthouse for 50
years and then became home to the Arts & Letters Club. Now houses
the new music venue
27、St. James' Cathedral Parish House
65 Church St.; Sat: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
(Darling and Pearson, 1910) Houses materials relating to the history of
the cathedral and its surrounding parish, dating back to its founding
more than 200 years ago. Exhibit "St. James' Cathedral; a Living Part
of Toronto's History" displaying the close associations of the
cathedral with the history of Toronto since the very founding of the
city in 1793.
28、St. Lawrence Hall
157 King St. E.; Sat: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(William Thomas, 1850) Premier venue for public gatherings in Toronto
until the 1920s. The building declined as Toronto's social centre moved
west, but was restored in 1967. Exquisite stone and ironwork,
Corinthian columns and a distinctive cupola. Opera Atelier: Dance
Through Time performance Sun. from 1-2 p.m.
29、Market Gallery, South St. Lawrence Market
95 Front St. E., 2nd Floor; Sat: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
(Henry Bowyer Lane, 1845 subsequent: John William Siddall, 1899)
Council chamber of Toronto's 1845 City Hall survives as the city's
Market Gallery. "The Spadina Expressway Affair," guest curated by Tim
Whalley. Tours at 10, 11, noon and 1. No tours on Sunday.
30、Gooderham Flatiron Building
49 Wellington St. E.; Sat & Sun: 10 to 5.
(David Roberts Jr., 1892) Built for financier George Gooderham, this
wedge-shaped Victorian landmark, posed against modern skyscrapers, is
one of the most-photographed buildings in Toronto. Brief presentation
on building history and access to common areas.
65 Front St. W.; Sat & Sun: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(G.A. Ross and R.H. MacDonald, Hugh Jones and John M. Lyle, 1914-27)
Largest and most opulent station erected in Canada and one of the most
significant hubs in the Canadian transportation network. Guided tours
by the Toronto Railway Historical Assoc., exhibit of archival
32、Fairmont Royal York
100 Front St. W.; Sat: not open; Sun: 11 to 4.
(Ross & Macdonald Ross, Townsend, Patterson & Fish, 1929) This
hotel was the tallest building in the British Commonwealth when it
opened in 1929. Tours (10-15 people per tour) of the famed Imperial
Room, the Imperial's backstage "green room," the expansive kitchen,
laundry and housekeeping and recycling facilities, the banquet kitchen
and several banquet halls.
建筑由Ludwig Mies van der
66 Wellington St. W.; Sat & Sun: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Ludwig Mies van der Rohe with John B. Parkin Associates, 1964-71;
Subsequent; Bregman & Hamann; 4th tower added 1985-86) The complex
is considered among the best buildings of the Modern Movement in
Canada. An outstanding example of International Style of architecture,
it set a standard for urban development in Toronto. Tour of the
54th-floor tower and displays including live birds of prey that make
their homes atop some of Toronto's skyscrapers.
234 Bay St.; Sat & Sun: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (George
& Moorhouse with S.H. Maw, 1937; KPMB Architects, 1994) A unique
blend of old and new spaces produced by the incorporation of the
historic Toronto Stock Exchange building into the Toronto-Dominion
Centre complex. This was the first deep-lake-cooled building (1937).
Tour the ground floor, grand staircase and restored trading floor with
spectacular murals by Charles Comfort. Exhibit featuring the work of
architect John M.
35、Commerce Court North －Canadian Bank of Commerce building
25 King St. W.; Sat & Sun: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Darling & Pearson, 1931) Upon completion in 1931, this monumental
34-storey building represented a new generation of skyscrapers. It
remained the tallest building in the Commonwealth until 1962. The
immense banking hall projects an almost ecclesiastical sense of awe.
36、Canada Permanent Building
320 Bay St.; Sat & Sun: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(F. Hilton Wilkes with Mathers & Haldenby and Sproatt & Rolph,
1928-30) Award-winning restoration of the Art Deco Banking Hall in 2001
(funded by CIBC Mellon). Canadian symbols of wheat sheaves and
fleurs-de-lys appear on the Corinthian columns. The grand Romanesque
entrance features a coffered vault flanked by fluted pilasters.
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