Canadian Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 2)

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Centennial Concert Hall (Winnipeg) [map]
Church of the Precious Blood (Winnipeg) [map]
former Perth's Cleaners (Winnipeg) [map]
former Perth's Cleaners (Winnipeg) [map]
Planetarium (Winnipeg) [map]
Public Safety Building (Winnipeg) [gone]
Winnipeg Clinic (Winnipeg) [map]

Nova Scotia:
Air Canada hangar (Halifax)
Centennial Pool (Halifax)

Wexford Presbyterian Church
Scarborough, ON
The Wexford Presbyterian Church was built in the 1960s. [map]

unidentified building [gone]
Granby, ON
The unidentified building has a parabolic roof. It was vacant when this photo was taken in 2009. Judging from the garage doors on the adjacent building on the right, this place must have had a car-related function originally. Perhaps it was a car dealership. By 2011, the building had been demolished.

Bata Shoe headquarters [gone]
Toronto, ON
The Bata Shoe headquarters was designed by John C. Parkin and built in 1964. It was being demolished when I was there in 2007. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4.

Lord Lansdowne Junior and Senior Public School
Toronto, ON
City Hall
Toronto, ON
Lord Lansdowne Junior and Senior Public School was designed by Peter Pennington and built from 1960-1961. For more, see this website. [map]

City Hall was designed by Viljo Revell and built from 1961-1965. The complex is comprised of two curved towers (of unequal heights), a UFO-like council chamber, and public space. The reflecting pool is converted into an ice skating rink in winter. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. [map]

Ashbridges Bay Pumping Station
Toronto, ON
Minolta Tower
Niagara Falls, ON
Skylon Tower
Niagara Falls, ON
CN Tower
Toronto, ON
The Ashbridges Bay Pumping Station was built in 1971. This photo is from 2007. Around 2010, an addition was made to the roof. For more, see this website. [map]

The Minolta Tower was built in 1962 as the Seagram Tower and is 325 feet tall. It later become the Panasonic Tower and is now known as the Tower Hotel. It features an indoor observation deck, restaurant, wedding chapel and hotel. For more, see this website. [map]

The Skylon Tower was built from 1964-1965. It is 775 feet tall and offers dramatic views of both the Canadian and American Falls. There are three "yellow bug" elevators that take visitors to the globe at the top of the tower. The tower features an observation deck and a revolving restaurant which completes one revolution per hour. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The CN Tower is 1,815 feet tall, making it the world’s tallest building. It was built from 1973-1976. The CN refers to Canadian National, the railway company that built the tower. In part, the building's height was to solve television and radio transmission problems. The Tower features the 360 Restaurant which revolves once every 72 minutes and the Sky Pod observation deck. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Flying Saucer Restaurant
Niagara Falls, ON
The Flying Saucer Restaurant was built in 1972 as a single saucer drive-in (top photo). In the early 1980s, the second saucer was built and both structures were used for indoor dining. The drive-in concept was dropped at that time. The restaurant has been remodeled considerably, possibly even rebuilt. The bottom photos are from 2007. The first photo is older than that. In 2016, a new sign was installed. [first photo thanks Ken Scott] [map]

McLaughlin Planetarium
Toronto, ON
The Cubes
Toronto, ON
The McLaughlin Planetarium opened in 1968 and featured a 91 foot in diameter dome. In later years, the Planetarium was used for laser-light shows while part of the building was demolished for the construction of the Royal Ontario Museum. The Planetarium closed in 1995. The building is now used for offices and storage for the Museum. In 2006, video images of grazing sheep were projected onto the dome for the Nuit Blanche art event. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

The Cubes were designed by Clive Levitt and built in 1996. Although was built too late to be considered mid-century modern, the concept was conceived in the 1970s. The design was based Piet Blom's cube houses built in Rotterdam, Holland in 1984. The three 24-foot-wide interconnected cubes are installed on 18 foot tall columns and combine housing and office space. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

More Ontario:
Ryerson United Church (Ancaster) [map]
City Hall (Brantford)
S. Walter Stewart Library (East York)
Woodbine Memorial Heights Hall (East York)
City Hall (Hamilton)
Hamilton Place (Hamilton)
Lido Tower Apartments (Hamilton)
former Holiday Inn (Kenora) [map]
London International Academy (London)
Ontario Court of Justice (London)
Lundy's Lane United Church (Niagara Falls) [map]
City Council (North Bay)
Canadian Brotherhood of Railway & Transport Offices (Ottawa)
First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa (Ottawa)
St. Paul's Presbyterian Church (Ottawa)
Hog's Back Falls Refreshment Stand (Ottawa)
St. Tekle Haimanot Church (Ottawa)
Trinity United Church (Ottawa)
James L. McIntyre Centennial Library (Sault Ste. Marie)
Mann Florist (Sault Ste. Marie)
Alan Brown Building (Toronto)
Beth David Synagogue (Toronto)
former Dominion Supermarket (Toronto)
Donald D. Summerville Olympic Pool (Toronto) [map]
Don Mills Branch, Toronto Public Library (Toronto)
Exbury Towers (Toronto)
former Fotomat (Toronto) [gone]
former Fotomat (Toronto) [map]
John McCrae Public School (Toronto)
former Grand Union supermarket (Toronto)
Lord Lansdowne Public School (Toronto)
Oculus Pavilion (Toronto)
Ontario Place (Toronto) [map]
Prince Arthur Apartments (Toronto)
Robarts Library (Toronto)
Scarborough Civic Centre (Toronto)
Sears Canada Building (Toronto)
former St. Basil the Great Ukrainian Catholic Church (Toronto)
St. Bonaventure's Church (Toronto)
St. Luke's Lutheran Church (Toronto)
University of Toronto Scarborough (Toronto)
Fire Station No. 4 (Windsor)
Jackson Park Bandshell (Windsor)
Mason Educational Centre (Windsor)
Paulin Memorial Presbyterian Church (Windsor)
University of Windsor Energy Conversion Center (Windsor)
University of Windsor Essex Hall (Windsor)
William G. Davis Public School (Windsor)
former Windsor Central Public Library (Windsor)
former Windsor Public Library: Nikola Budimir Branch (Windsor)
various mid-century modern buildings (various cities)

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