Toronto has long been a financial powerhouse in North America, and this is represented by its many grand bank buildings. Canada's capital may be Ottawa, but the financial power emanates from this thriving city, the fourth most populous in North America.Sites include: Toronto Harbour, Fort York, Queen's Quay Lighthouse, Toronto Island Ferries, Queen's Quay Terminal, Canadian National Exhibition, Sunnyside Bathing Pavilion, Princes' Gates, Royal York Hotel, Union Station, City Hall, St. Lawrence Market, St. James Cathedral, Canadian Pacific Building, Bank of Montreal, Dineen Building, Elgin Theatre, Arts and Letters Club, Old Bank of Nova Scotia, Ryrie Building, Masonic Temple, Osgoode Hall, Royal Alexandra Theatre, Gurney Iron Works, Boer War Monument, CN Tower, Old Knox College, Victory Burlesque Theatre, Maple Leaf Gardens, University of Toronto and much more.
About the Author
Born and educated in Toronto, Doug Taylor is a local historian and former member of the faculty of Lakeshore Teachers’ College (York University). He is the author of several books and an ongoing blog (Historic Toronto) that explore the city’s past and document its architectural heritage. His most recent publications are Toronto Theatres and the Golden Age of the Silver Screen, Toronto’s Local Movie Theatres of Yesteryear and Toronto Then and Now.