365 Canadian Sights | Day 343: Universities Week – University of Toronto, St. George Campus

Universities often offer a place for architects to try something grander and more creative. One of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious universities, it should be no surprise the University of Toronto has some outstanding architecture. What is maybe a bit of a surprise is how many are interesting designs. With plenty of older structures that… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 343: Universities Week – University of Toronto, St. George Campus

365 Canadian Sights | Day 335: Montreal Week – The Botanical Gardens

Many may think of Montreal as a very French city, but it’s as multicultural as any part of Canada (except maybe Toronto).  Frankly, when I found out about these gardens I was surprised. I’d never heard or seen anything about them, but they look amazing. To me the highlight is the Chinese Garden, with buildings… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 335: Montreal Week – The Botanical Gardens

365 Canadian Sights | Day 334: Montreal Week – Casino De Montreal

The sheer variety of architecture in Montreal is impressive. Canada’s largest casino is unsurprisingly a pretty notable sight. Honestly, I don’t find this building that nice to look at, but it’s undeniably interesting, with slats all over the place, dozens and dozens of flags and a very atypical shape. It’s actually another holdover from the… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 334: Montreal Week – Casino De Montreal

365 Canadian Sights | Day 328: Toronto Week – Nathan Phillips Square

Any city wraps up some sort of identification in its city hall and central square. Toronto’s questionable architectural history is really in display with this one. Nathan Phillips Square itself is a good, functional and relatively nice city square. The old city hall is a classic building which housed city politicians starting in 1899 while… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 328: Toronto Week – Nathan Phillips Square

365 Canadian Sights | Day 327: Toronto Week – Gooderham Building

While Toronto went through an architectural dry spell, it’s historic buildings are iconic. The Gooderham Building may not be the most famous buildings in Toronto, but it might be one of the most recognizable. Thanks to TV and film, and the fact it’s one of the oldest buildings in the city, it gets a lot… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 327: Toronto Week – Gooderham Building

365 Canadian Sights | Day 315: Canadian National War Memorial

On today, the 100th anniversary of the Armistice signed at the end of WWI, it seems fitting to pay tribute to this sight. Easily one of the most important and impressive monuments in Canada, the statues and structure are full of symbolism. Greek gods top the monument, while bronze statues from the ‘Great War’ march… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 315: Canadian National War Memorial