At a glance
- Urban Art
Places to read about and see
Did you know? City Hall was built on the site of Toronto's first Chinatown (1890's - 1960's).
Did you know? Old City Hall narrowly escaped demolition in the 1960's as defunct department store chain Eaton's wished to incorporate the land into a mega office development. Following much public outcry, the project morphed into the Eaton Centre and the Bay St landmark was preserved.
Did you know? The buildings to the east and west of the old courthouse were once its wings. They were sold off by York County in the early 1900's and their aesthetics were subsequently altered.
Did you know? Osgoode Hall Law School of York University was located in Osgoode Hall from its founding in 1889 to 1969.