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List of Famous Toronto Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Toronto skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Toronto architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Toronto are included on this list. Information about these Toronto buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Toronto and older historic landmarks.

List ranges from Art Gallery of Ontario to CN Tower and more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Toronto?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Toronto. Famous architectural houses within the city of Toronto are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
  • The Art Gallery of Ontario is an art museum in Toronto's Downtown Grange Park district, on Dundas Street West between McCaul Street and Beverley Street. Its collection includes more than 80,000 works spanning the 1st century to the present day. The gallery has 45,000 square metres of physical space, making it one of the largest galleries in North America. Significant collections include the largest collection of Canadian art, an expansive body of works from the Renaissance and the Baroque eras, European art, African and Oceanic art, and a modern and contemporary collection. The photography collection is a large part of the collection, as well as an extensive drawing and prints collection.... more on Wikipedia
    • City/Town: Ontario, Canada
    • Opened: Jan 01 2004
    • Architect: Frank Gehry
    • Created By: Frank Gehry
    • Style: Deconstructivism
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    Atrium on Bay

    Atrium on Bay is a retail and office complex in Toronto, Canada. It was built on the former site of the Ford Hotel on the north side of Dundas Street West, extending from Yonge Street to Bay Street. The 14-floor building was built in 1981 with two floors of retail stores. As part of the PATH network, it has underground connections to Dundas subway station and the Toronto Coach Terminal located across Bay Street. Atrium on Bay's major tenants include the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, which has a branch in the retail concourse as well as offices on several floors, and various arms of the Government of Ontario, including a land registry office, an outlet of the Liquor Control Board of... more on Wikipedia
    • City/Town: Ontario, Canada
    • Opened: Jan 01 1981
    • Structural Height (m): 48.0
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    The Aura is a mixed-use skyscraper being built in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is the final phase of a series of new condominiums near College Park in Toronto's Downtown Yonge district. It is part of the Residences of College Park project. Construction began in January 2010.... more on Wikipedia
    • City/Town: Ontario, Canada
    • Floors: 75
  • 4

    Bay Adelaide Centre

    The Bay Adelaide Centre is an office complex located in the Financial District of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The first phase, a 51-storey skyscraper known as Bay Adelaide West, was completed in July 2009. The second phase, the 44-storey Bay Adelaide East, is under construction and is expected to be completed in 2015 or early 2016. The construction of a third tower, Bay Adelaide North, has not yet been announced.... more on Wikipedia
    • City/Town: Toronto, Canada
    • Opened: Jan 01 2009
    • Structural Height (m): 217.93
    • Architecture Firm: WZMH Architects
    • Created By: WZMH Architects