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Downtown: Union Station
Title: Downtown: Union Station
Description: Toronto's main railway station was built in 1927 and hosts long distance cross-country tourist trains as well as being the key hub in the local subway network.
Date: September 2005
Downtown: York Quay Centre
Title: Downtown: York Quay Centre
Description: The bustling marina and shopping complexes, such as here at York Quay, stretch along the harbour front.
Date: September 2005
Downtown: King Street
Title: Downtown: King Street
Description: This view shows the theatre district of King Street at night.
Date: September 2005
Downtown: Old and New
Title: Downtown: Old and New
Description: Downtown Toronto offers a contrast between the original buildings and the new high-rise offices.
Date: September 2005
Downtown: Bloor and Avenue
Title: Downtown: Bloor and Avenue
Description: Here, at the corner of Bloor Street West and Avenue Road, this small church is now surrounded by high buildings.
Date: September 2005
Downtown: Old City Hall
Title: Downtown: Old City Hall
Description: Old City Hall is now a courthouse and was originally built by E.J. Lennox in 1899. The same architect was also responsible for Casa Loma and other grand Toronto buildings. In this view, the building is under renovation.
Date: September 2005
Downtown: Financial District
Title: Downtown: Financial District
Description: The financial district is home to some modern impressive buildings.
Date: September 2005
Downtown: Financial District
Title: Downtown: Financial District
Description: Some buildings were built to show off the wealth of the company, such as here where gold was used in the construction of the windows.
Date: September 2005
Downtown: SkyDome Statues
Title: Downtown: SkyDome Statues
Description: These spectators have been frozen in time on the side of the SkyDome.
Date: September 2005
Downtown: The Flatiron Building
Title: Downtown: The Flatiron Building
Description: The Flatiron Building, also known as the Gooderham Building, was commissioned by financier George Gooderham to house the offices of Gooderham & Worts Distillery. Built in 1892 by David Roberts Jr it is of Romanesque and Gothic Revival style with a steel frame structure.
Date: September 2005
Downtown: Distillery District
Title: Downtown: Distillery District
Description: The distillery district lies to the east of the financial district where it can be seen that some of the original buildings have been truly dwarfed. Some of the old distillery buildings are now used as film sets with many American films being moved here from Hollywood.
Date: September 2005
Downtown: Eaton Centre
Title: Downtown: Eaton Centre
Description: The Eaton Centre is a multi-level shopping complex and contains hundreds of stores.
Date: September 2005
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