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Print quick reference lists of the 2014 Buildings: Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25

Secrets and Spirits...exploring the mysteries behind the door.
This year's theme is entitled "Secrets and Spirits...exploring the mysteries behind the door. Sites and Walking Tours will share their mysteries, secret spaces, hauntings and spooky stories!"

Green Background on Building listing indicates: "A candidate for "Green Doors Open", an initiative run by the Canada Green Building Council – Greater Toronto Chapter and the Clean Air Partnership to increase awareness of the benefits of green buildings in our region."


401 Richmond

401 Richmond St W
Telephone: 416-595-5900
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
01:00 p.m.
401 Richmond is a heritage-designated industrial building that was originally constructed for the Macdonald Manufacturing Company (from 1899 to 1923). The building operated as a tin factory best known for its lithographic work. The artistic lineage i... more.

Alumnae Theatre

70 Berkeley St
Telephone: 416-364-4170
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
01:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
Converted into a theatre in 1971-1972 by the University Alumnae Dramatic Club (The Alumnae Theatre Company), many parts of the building still allude to its former use as Toronto's #4 Fire Station. The original roof structure and the arched east windo... more.

Applewood, The Shaver Homestead

450 The West Mall
Telephone: 416-622-4124
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Experience Applewood, the 164-year old Ontario farmhouse. This is the birthplace of James Shaver Woodsworth, MP (1874). Woodsworth was the leader of the CCF Party, now the NDP, known for instituting old age pension and other socially assisted program... more.

Arcadian - NEW!

401 Bay St Floor : 8
Telephone: 416-364-1211
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Arcadian, a recently re-launched event venue, boasts historic charm and modern sophistication in its three distinct spaces - the revitalized Arcadian Court and the new Arcadian Loft and Arcadian Studio. Arcadian Court, a Toronto institution, original... more.

Archives of Ontario

134 Ian Macdonald Blvd
Telephone: 416-327-1601
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Archives of Ontario, located at York University's Keele campus, is home to the heritage of the province. A large, bright, reading room gives researchers access to a unique and multi-faceted collection that includes records dating back to the late... more.

Artscape Distillery Studios

15 Case Goods Lane
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
The Historic Distillery District is a sprawling complex encompassing 47 warehouses and factories. The building materials used range from stone to brick and concrete, and together they create a unique 13-acre Victorian industrial park. In 1988, the Hi... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washroomsParking (paid)

Artscape Gibraltar Point

443 Lakeshore Ave
Telephone: 416-392-1030
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
This former school is a modest one-storey wood-frame structure with additions built at different times. It contains meeting spaces, private and shared studios, a kitchen and other spaces, with art installed throughout the halls. It sits next to the s... more.

Artscape Wychwood Barns

601 Christie St
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Artscape Wychwood Barns is a community cultural hub where a dynamic mix of arts, culture, food security, urban agriculture, environmental and other community activities and initiatives have come together to provide a new lease on life for a century-o... more.
  Fully accessiblePublic washrooms
Website:

Artscape Youngplace - NEW!

180 Shaw St
Telephone: 416-530-2787
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00
Tours:
11:00 a.m., 01:00 p.m., 02:00 p.m., 03:00 p.m.
Part idea laboratory, part creativity workshop, Artscape Youngplace is a community cultural hub located in Toronto’s West Queen West neighbourhood, with 75,000 sq. ft. of space devoted to artistic inspiration, learning, growth and expression. The fac... more.

Assembly Hall

1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr
Telephone: 416-338-7255
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:00 p.m.
The Assembly Hall was completed in 1898 as part of the Mimico Lunatic Asylum. Patient labour was used to construct the brick structure, which was designed to improve the life of the hospital by offering weekly church services, dances and concerts for... more.

Beach Hebrew Institute

109 Kenilworth Ave
Telephone: 416-694-7942
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Originally built in 1895 as a Baptist church, the building was purchased, moved and converted to a synagogue. The present-day façade features a large Star of David, added in 1926. One of Toronto's oldest still-functioning synagogues, the Beach Hebrew... more.

Bendale Bible Chapel and Heritage House - NEW!

330 Bellamy Rd N
Telephone: 416-431-1220
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Bendale Bible Chapel consists of a contemporary building attached to a Heritage Home. Mr. John Perryman Wheler immigrated to Canada from England in 1829 and built his home in the early Victorian Gothic style in 1867. As a businessman and reeve, Mr. ... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washroomsParking (free)Kid-friendly
Website:

Black Creek Experience - Ascend (Youth Enterprise Network) - NEW!

2350 Finch Ave W Unit: B
Telephone: 647-347-5997
Saturday:
12:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
12:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
12:30 p.m., 02:00 p.m., 03:30 p.m.
The Black Creek Experience is a group of attractions, organizations and businesses clustered together to form an initiative called Experience Black Creek. In the summer of 2014, they will be hosting a festival to celebrate their 200th anniversary. Do... more.

Black Creek Experience - Black Creek Community Farm - NEW!

4929 Jane St
Telephone: 416-393-6381
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 02:00 p.m., 03:00 p.m.
The Black Creek Experience is a group of attractions, organizations and businesses clustered together to form an initiative called Experience Black Creek. In the summer of 2014, they will be hosting a festival to celebrate their 200th anniversary. Do... more.

Black Creek Experience - West- Side Arts Hub - NEW!

1785 Finch Ave W
Telephone: 416-395-0730
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
01:30 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
The Black Creek Experience is a group of attractions, organizations and businesses clustered together to form an initiative called "Experience Black Creek". They will be hosting a festival in the summer of 2014 to celebrate their 200th year annivers... more.

Black Creek Pioneer Village

1000 Murray Ross Pky
Telephone: 416-736-1733
Saturday:
11:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
11:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
A fascinating journey into the past, Black Creek is a working village, typical of those established in south central Ontario between the 1790s and the 1860s. Forty authentically restored homes, workshops and public buildings recreate the atmosphere o... more.

Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

506 Bloor St W
Telephone: 416-637-3123
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m., Last admittance: 2:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m., Last admittance: 2:45
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema opened its doors as a film house on December 23, 1913 under the name Madison Theatre, becoming one of the first picture palaces in Toronto. Demolished and rebuilt in 1941, it reopened as the Midtown, becoming a well-known ne... more.

Bosnian Islamic Centre

75 Brimingham St
Telephone: 416-255-8338
Saturday:
12:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
12:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
02:00 p.m., 03:00 p.m., 04:00 p.m.
The Bosnian Islamic Centre provides a window into the confluence of faith, culture and origin. It paints a vibrant image of Toronto’s diverse immigrant communities - communities that form an integral part of a new generation of Canadians. The utilita... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washroomsParking (free)
Website:

Bridgepoint Active Healthcare (Tour of Administration Building, formerly historic Don Jail)

14 St. Matthews Rd
Telephone: 416-461-8252
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No tour details available
Free tickets will be given out as of 9:40 a.m. on a first-come, first serve basis, both Saturday and Sunday. Please expect line-ups. Bridgepoint has a 150-year history in Toronto’s Riverdale community and has recently completed a redevelopment of its... more.

CAMH Historic Patient Built Walls

1001 Queen St W
Telephone: 416-535-8501
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00
Tours:
No
In 1860, the southern section of the present CAMH historical wall was built by unpaid patient labourers at the then Provincial Lunatic Asylum, using a design from architect Kivas Tully. These brick barriers surrounded 50-acres of the asylum grounds b... more.

Campbell House Museum

160 Queen St W
Telephone: 416-597-0227
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
This site was built in 1822 for Sir William Campbell and his wife Hannah. In 1972, The Advocates' Society rescued the building from demolition by moving it from Adelaide and Frederick streets to its current location. Campbell House is the oldest surv... more.

Canada's National Ballet School

400 Jarvis St
Telephone: 416-964-3780
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:15

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Canada's National Ballet School's campus showcases historic, heritage buildings surrounded by modern, glass structures, allowing the public to witness students dancing in the light-filled studios fronting onto Jarvis Street. The heritage buildings w... more.

Canada Life

330 University Ave
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
Canada Life's majestic building was designed to symbolize the company's stability. At 17 stories and 276 feet, it was the tallest building on University Ave. when it was completed on March 16, 1931. The weather beacon was added in 1951 and forecasts ... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washrooms
Website:

Canada Permanent Building

320 Bay St
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
This is one of a few Toronto office towers that combines classical elements with the then-new Art Deco style. The original builder was the Canada Permanent Mortgage Corporation. Construction began in 1928 - right at the onset of the Great Depression ... more.

Canadian Music Centre - Chalmers House

20 Saint Joseph St
Telephone: 416-961-6601
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:30 p.m., Last admittance: 5:00

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Chalmers House is a designated heritage building and home to the music of over 800 Canadian composers. The building is named in honour of the generous support of the Chalmers family. Chalmers House was built in 1892 by Charles J. Hill for the Symond... more.

Canadian Sufi Cultural Centre

270 Birmingham St
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
This site was a former church, turned into a Sufi Cultural Centre in 2007 upon purchase. With elegant and traditional Turkish tiles on the inside, Turkish lamps and lighting fixtures, and traditional Turkish carpets, most that enter have a feeling of... more.

Canadian Turkish Islamic Heritage Association Inc.

336 Pape Ave
Telephone: 416-469-2610
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Canadian Turkish Islamic Heritage Association, also known as "Pape Mosque", is one of the oldest mosques in Toronto. It opened its doors to Toronto's Muslim communities in the early 1980's. Situated at the corner of Pape & Gerrard Avenues, Pape Mosqu... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washroomsParking (free)
Website:
Twitter handle:

Cannon Design

200 University Ave Floor : 12th
Telephone: 416-915-0121
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
The former Sun Life building was completed in 1961 as the insurance company’s Toronto headquarters. Designed by John B. Parkin Associates, Sun Life bears more than a passing resemblance to Skidmore, Owings and Merrill’s landmark 1958 Inland Steel bui... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washrooms
Website:

Carlaw Creative Lofts

260-262 Carlaw Ave
Telephone: 647-345-6433
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
10:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 01:30 p.m., 03:00 p.m.
Visit the east end of Toronto where a thriving mix of commercial artists now occupy a 100 year-old toy factory. You'll see all types of custom products and services related to music, film, fashion, art, photography, dance, fitness, furniture, lutheri... more.

Cedar Ridge Creative Centre

225 Confederation Dr
Telephone: 416-396-4026
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
Originally known as Uplands, this was the summer home for the Charles C. Cummings family. Built in the Arts and Crafts style, the 14 room, 5,000 sq. ft. mansion was completed in 1912-1913. In addition to the Main House, there is a Gardiner's Cottage ... more.

Children's Aid Society of Toronto, Scarborough Branch - NEW!

843 Kennedy Rd
Telephone:
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The site has housed several CAS of Toronto buildings over its lifetime, the first in 1958. The first major addition, done in the 1970s, was built with a Rationalized Traditional style. It is a modern architectural design, but uses masonry cladding in... more.
  Fully accessiblePublic washroomsParking (free)Kid-friendly
Website:

Church of St. Mary Magdalene - NEW!

477 Manning Ave
Telephone: 416-531-7955
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Toronto's historic Anglican Church began in 1888 as a mission church. The worship space was built in stages and took its present shape in 1908. The parish is known for its long-time Organist, Healey Willan (1880-1968), who wrote his choir's choral mu... more.

Church of the Holy Trinity

10 Trinity Sq
Telephone: 416-598-4521
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
01:30 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
A Tudor-Gothic building, using Humber Valley limestone and Ohio sandstone for the foundations and window tracery; bricks from the Don Valley Brickwork. Neighbouring forsets provided the roof beam and floor; slate roof tiling was ballast in ships from... more.

City and OMNI Television – Rogers Studios

33 Dundas St E
Telephone: 416-599-2489
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
Rogers Studios is the home of City and OMNI Television at Yonge and Dundas Square. This five floor building is a state-of-the-art facility right in the heart of downtown Toronto in what is quickly becoming Canada’s Times Square. The facility was or... more.

City of Toronto Archives

255 Spadina Rd N
Telephone: 416-392-0778
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
No
Formally opened on January 22, 1992, the City of Toronto Archives was designed by Zeidler Roberts Partnership to be safe, secure and efficient archives space, as well as an inviting research facility and a complement to its historic surroundings. Arc... more.

CMU College of Makeup Art & Design

110 Lombard St
Telephone: 416-968-6739
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30

Sunday:
12:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Since its construction in 1886, many of the Old Fire Hall’s historic elements were sensitively renewed including the dramatic three story central staircase, brick walls and wooden doors thanks to Maureen O’Shaughnessy of CS&P Architects Inc. To provi... more.

Coach House Press

80 bpNichol Lane
Telephone: 416-979-2217
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
Since 1967, Coach House Press, hidden away on bpNichol Lane, has been home to one of Canada's best independent publishers and printing presses. Inside the historic Victorian coach house resides a mix of printing and binding technologies, ranging from... more.

Colborne Lodge Museum

11 Colborne Lodge Dr
Telephone: 416-392-6916
Saturday:
10:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.
Set on top of a hill overlooking Lake Ontario, Colborne Lodge (1837) was designed by its owner, John George Howard as a country home for himself and his wife, Jemima. Over the years, they built several additions to the house, and in 1855, they made i... more.

Columbus Centre - NEW!

901 Lawrence Ave W
Telephone: 416-789-7011
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Columbus Centre welcomes visitors with a marble reception area leading into Toronto's 3rd largest art gallery. The building also contains a state-of–the-art gym facility, a café cinquecento with a sports venue and the elegant and modern Ristorant... more.
  Fully accessiblePublic washroomsParking (free)

Commerce Court North

25 King St W
Telephone: 416-364-4110
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
Upon completion in 1931, this monumental 32-story building represented a new generation of skyscrapers. A breath-taking Beaux-Arts jewel, it remained the tallest building in the Commonwealth until 1962. The immense banking hall, modeled after Baths o... more.

Cornell Campbell House - NEW!

3620 Kingston Rd
Telephone: 416-264-2020
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
William Cornell, a descendant of a Rhode Island colonist who came to America in 1636, settled here on two lakefront lots in 1799. With other pioneers, he cut out Scarborough's front road, which became the Kingston Rd., planted the first orchard and b... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washroomsParking (free)

Daniels Spectrum

585 Dundas St E
Telephone: 416-238-2453
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Daniels Spectrum is a 60,000 sq. ft. community cultural hub at 585 Dundas Street East in the Regent Park neighbourhood. “Rooted in Regent Park, Open to the World,” Daniels Spectrum is a multi-faceted facility home to seven innovative cultural organiz... more.

Diamond Schmitt Architects

384 Adelaide St W
Telephone: 416-862--8800
Saturday:
01:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
01:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
Diamond Schmitt Architects acquired and renovated The Ellis Building in 2004.A classic example of early 20th-century industrial loft design, it features exposed red brick, large windows and mushroom cap columns. Originally the home of stationary and ... more.

Distillery District - Stone Distillery

36 Distillery Lane
Telephone: 416-507-3454
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Stone Distillery is the largest and oldest surviving building in the National Historic Site at the Distillery District. When it opened in 1861, the Stone Distillery brought all distilling processes under one roof and transformed Gooderham & Worts... more.

Dixon Building - NEW!

49 FRONT St E
Telephone: 416-961-0601
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Originally built by W. Hamilton and Sons, key elements important to the heritage value of this building include a complete cast iron façade thought to be one of the last cast iron façades left in the province. It also features a slate clad mansard ro... more.

Dominion Wheel & Foundries Co. Ltd. (Pan Am Athletes' Village)

185 Eastern Ave
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
Located next to the Distillery District, the Dominion Wheel & Foundries Ltd, set on the grounds of the 2015 CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes’ Village, is the only surviving example of the metal working industry of the area in the late 19th and early 2... more.

Doors Open Information Centre - Great Gulf, Monde Presentation Centre

291 Lakeshore Blvd E
Telephone: 416-466-8885
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 5:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 5:00
Tours:
No
As Presenting Sponsor of Doors Open Toronto 2014, Great Gulf welcomes you to the Doors Open Information Centre at Monde. Pick up your Doors Open event guide and speak to the knowledgeable staff and volunteers waiting to assist you in making the most ... more.

Doors Open Information Centre - Great Gulf, One Bloor Presentation Centre

33 Bloor St E
Telephone: 416-922-0081
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 5:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 5:00
Tours:
No
As Presenting Sponsor of Doors Open Toronto 2014, Great Gulf welcomes you to the Doors Open Information Centre at One Bloor. Pick up your Doors Open event guide and speak to the knowledgeable staff and volunteers waiting to assist you in making the m... more.

DTAH

50 Park Rd
Telephone: 416-968-9479
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, this building was designed as the first permanent headquarters for the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) in 1954 following a design competition won by John B. Parkin Associates, one of the province’s ... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washroomsParking (paid)
Website:

Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre

189 Yonge St
Telephone: 416-314-2901
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30
Tours:
No
The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre is a national historic site and the last double-decker Edwardian theatre facility in the world. Opening in 1913 as the flagship of the famous Loew’s chain of vaudeville theatres, the Elgin’s gilded plaster d... more.

Exhibition Place Wind Turbine Generator

1 Alberta Cir
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
This wind turbine generator sets a mark by being the first urban-city Wind Turbine Generator in North America. The wind turbine generator consists of a fixed tower and a nacelle that houses the generator. The turbine uses a motor to turn the nacelle ... more.
  Partially accessibleParking (free)

First Narayever Congregation

187 Brunswick Ave
Telephone: 416-927-0546
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, the First Narayever Congregation moved here after occupying several small houses downtown. Originally constructed in 1885 as a Foresters Hall, the building then served as a Mennonite church for many years;... more.

Fool's Paradise

1 Meadowcliffe Dr
Telephone: 416--325-5000
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Fool’s Paradise is the former residence of well-known Canadian artist Doris McCarthy, best known for her landscape paintings. McCarthy bought the picturesque 12-acre property on the Scarborough Bluffs in 1939. Her mother viewed the purchase as an ext... more.

Formerly Building

3 Gilead Pl
Telephone: 416-203-9068
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
A small, flat-roofed, mid-century concrete block building evolved over time, growing wider and taller in stages. Wedged between two alleyways the building is a response to both its former vehicular access as well as its unique inner-city setting, con... more.
  Fully accessiblePublic washroomsParking (paid)Kid-friendly
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Fort York Armoury - NEW!

660 Fleet St W
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
Completed in 1935, Fort York Armoury was designed by Toronto architect Ferdinand Marani. It was built as the headquarters of four infantry regiments and a field engineer unit, part of what was then known as the Militia (now the Army Reserve). Althoug... more.
  Fully accessiblePublic washroomsParking (paid)

Fort York Branch, Toronto Public Library - NEW!

190 Fort York Blvd
Telephone: 416-393-6240
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
01:30 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Fort York Branch is a two storey building with a highly transparent first and second floor that serves as a viewing platform to the Fort York National Historic Site and the city. Perforated metal fins provide sun protection on the exposed façade ... more.

Fort York National Historic Site

250 Fort York Blvd
Telephone: 416-392-6907
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The settlement of modern Toronto began in 1793 when John Graves Simcoe built a garrison on the present site of Fort York. Fearful of war with the United States, Simcoe planned to establish a naval base at Toronto so he could control Lake Ontario. Sim... more.

Foundery Buildings

376 Bathurst St
Telephone: 416-938-1229
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Foundery Buildings, formerly the Balloon King manufacturing warehouse and retail site, was most recently renovated in 2011. It is now a modern hub for creativity and entrepreneurship. With a uniquely curved, beautifully-designed ramp leading to t... more.

Gallery 1313

1313 Queen St W Floor : Main
Telephone: 416-536-6778
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
Gallery 1313 is the site of the holding cells (12) of the original police station - Division 6 City of Toronto from 1931-63. The gateway entrance was used to take horses from the mounted patrol to the rear stable house now occupied by artists in live... more.
  Fully accessiblePublic washroomsParking (paid)
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Gardiner Museum

111 Queen's Park
Telephone: 416-586-8080
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 02:00 p.m., 03:00 p.m.
The Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art was opened in 1984 by George and Helen Gardiner to house their collection of ancient American artefacts and European pottery and porcelain. From 1987-1990 it was managed by the Royal Ontario Museum, but a generous e... more.

George Brown College Waterfront Campus

51 Dockside Dr
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30
Tours:
No
The new Waterfront Campus is a beautiful state-of-the-art facility built specifically for George Brown Health Sciences students. The campus is one of the city’s most architecturally striking places to study, with labs and classrooms overlooking the T... more.

Gibraltar Point Lighthouse - NEW!

480 Lakeshore Ave
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
The Gibraltar Point Lighthouse, finished in 1808, is the second oldest lighthouse in Canada and the oldest on the Great Lakes. Still standing on its original stone foundation, the lighthouse is the oldest building in Toronto. Built of Queenstone lime... more.
  Partially accessible

Gibson House Museum

5172 Yonge St
Telephone: 416-395-7432
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
The Gibson House was built in 1851 in the Georgian style of architecture with a gracious front entrance including a fan light transom and side lights, granite walls and painted floorcloths. The house was home to David and Eliza Gibson and their famil... more.

Great Gulf Exhibit "Utilities"

26 Lombard St
Telephone: 416-499-8883
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 5:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 5:00
Tours:
No
As Presenting Sponsor of Doors Open Toronto 2014, Great Gulf welcomes you to the Utilities Art Exhibit at their Yonge + Rich presentation centre. Utilities is a photography exhibit that celebrates the array of underground infrastructure serving our c... more.

Harbourfront Centre - NEW!

235 Queens Quay Blvd W
Telephone: 416-973-4000
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Harbourfront Centre’s development of its 10-acre site has retained the original industrial buildings and restored them within the context of arts and cultural venues and waterfront parkland. Included in Doors Open Toronto for the first time are the A... more.

Hare Krishna Temple (ISKCON Toronto)

243 Avenue Rd
Telephone: 416-922-5415
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Temple of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness, the former Avenue Road Church, is designated on architectural and contextual grounds. Built in 1899 as the Presbyterian Church of the Convenant, it is characteristic of the work of Tor... more.

Harris Institute

118 Sherbourne St
Telephone: 416-367-0178
Saturday:
12:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
12:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The building was designed in 1888 by George Miller, who also designed Massey Hall. It was originally a box factory and in the 1980's became the home of the 'Door Store' and 'Turn of the Century Lighting'. In 1994 it was repurposed to become Harris In... more.

High Level Pumping Station - NEW!

35 Poplar Plains Rd
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
Built in 1906, this is one of the City of Toronto's most significant assets, playing a key role in delivering safe drinking water. High Level is located in an exclusive residential enclave at the site of the long-buried Castle Frank Brook stream – th... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washrooms
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Historic Zion Schoolhouse

1091 Finch Ave E
Telephone: 416-395-7435
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Zion Schoolhouse, School Section No. 12 York Township was built in 1869 by the farming families of the rural community known as L'Amaroux. Several generations of these families attended the school until its closure in 1955. Constructed of local red b... more.

Hubbard Park Apartments - NEW!

42 Hubbard Blvd
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The ambitious challenge: redevelop a 27-unit public housing building to meet the highest sustainability standards, while preserving the heritage structure. Visitors can learn how Toronto Community Housing and Van Elslander Carter Architects met the c... more.

Humber Centre For Justice Leadership

3120 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Telephone: 416-675-6622
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:00

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
This site is one of the college’s technology-based learning environments dedicated to the teaching of Crime Scene Investigation. The 18,000 sq. ft. building, a former car dealership, was transformed to include a 65-seat lecture theatre, built around ... more.

Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Lakeshore Campus, Cottages and Tunnels

21 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr
Telephone: 416-675-6622
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:00
Tours:
10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 01:30 p.m., 03:00 p.m.
The former Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital, originally known as Mimico Hospital for the Insane, was built in 1888s and officially opened on September 21, 1889. Designed by architect Kivas Tully, an architect of prominent early institutional buildings ... more.

Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Lakeshore Campus, Fashion Institute - NEW!

3166 Lakeshore Blvd. West
Telephone: 416-675-6622
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30
Tours:
No
In 1890, John Shean and his family built a small inn on the northwest corner of what is now Kipling and Lakeshore. The inn was in a perfect location, halfway between the farms of the local region and the markets of downtown Toronto. The building chan... more.

Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Lakeshore Commons, L Space Gallery

21 Colonel Samuel Smith Dr Floor : 1st
Telephone: 416-675-6622
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30
Tours:
No
Humber’s newest building, Lakeshore Commons, opened in the fall of 2012. It is the new “front door” to the East side of the Lakeshore campus, and the hub for student interaction and learning. Surrounded by an academic village of nine heritage buildin... more.

Islamic Foundation of Toronto

441 Nugget Ave
Telephone: 416-321-0909
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 01:30 p.m., 02:45 p.m.
Islamic Foundation of Toronto is one of the oldest Muslim organizations in Canada. It was established in 1969, when an old 3,000 square foot building was purchased at Rhodes Avenue and converted into a mosque. The 2.3 acres of land, where the Islamic... more.

Islamic Information & Dawah Centre International

1168 Bloor St W
Telephone: 416-536-8433
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
This former commercial space was redesigned as a mosque and Islamic information centre in 1998. The prayer hall features rows of soft carpeting on which worshippers pray, a curved mihrab (niche) where the Imam stands during prayer, and a mimbar (pulp... more.
  Fully accessiblePublic washroomsParking (free)Parking (paid)
Website:

Islington United Church - NEW!

25 Burnhamthorpe Rd
Telephone: 416-239-1131
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m., Last admittance: 1:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Visitors will be awe-struck by the stone exterior of Islington United Church then surprised by the interior height of the sanctuary supported by columns and flying buttresses typical of a Gothic-style church. Rapid suburban growth in the 50’s spurred... more.

Jing Yin Temple

722 Brimley Rd
Telephone: 416-267-8838
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
10:00 a.m., 01:00 p.m., 03:00 p.m., 05:00 p.m.
Jing Yin Temple is a chapter of the True Buddha School, which was founded by Grand Master Lu Sheng-Yen. Currently there are more than five million disciples and over 400 temples and cultivation centres worldwide. True Buddha School is recognized as a... more.

John McKenzie House

34 Parkview Ave
Telephone: 416-226-9011
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Built in 1913 in a style which has been described as Queen Anne Revival, Arts and Crafts, and Edwardian, this grand red brick house is profiled by a large L-shaped, wrap-around verandah with a stylized Doric columns. Significant interior features inc... more.

John Street Roundhouse - Steam Whistle Brewing

255 Bremner Blvd
Telephone: 416-362-2337
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The CPR John Street Roundhouse, home to Steam Whistle Brewing, is located steps from the CN Tower. Built in 1929, The Roundhouse originally serviced over 50 locomotives a day from Union Station. At its centre, a rotating turntable moved trains into b... more.

John Street Roundhouse - Toronto Historical Railway Society

255 Bremner Blvd
Telephone: 416-214-9229
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
The Toronto Railway Historical Association operates The Toronto Railway Museum in stalls 15, 16 and 17 of the former CPR John St. Roundhouse and in Roundhouse Park.... more.

Johnson Chou Inc. - NEW!

1085 Woodbine Ave N
Telephone: 416-703-6777
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:15

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
A modern design site in the heart of a traditional neighbourhood, the alternating white and black stucco clad buildings on Woodbine Avenue house the architectural and interior design studio of Johnson Chou Inc. The firm’s work is characterized by con... more.

Knox College - NEW!

59 St. George St
Telephone: 416-978-4500
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Opened in 1915, Knox College is a seminary of The Presbyterian Church in Canada at the University of Toronto. Located at the heart of the St. George campus, Knox College has been referred to as one of the finest examples of Collegiate Gothic architec... more.

Knox Presbyterian Church

630 Spadina Ave
Telephone: 416-921-8993
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
01:30 p.m. - 04:30 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
An underground bowling alley is one of the unique features of Knox Church. Architecturally, in the main church building, a combination of styles are present. The Romanesque Revival Style is evident in the three door entrance, the irregular roof lines... more.

Lambton House

4066 Old Dundas St
Telephone: 416-767-5472
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00
Tours:
11:00 a.m., 01:00 p.m., 02:30 p.m., 04:00 p.m.
A mid Victorian two story red brick hotel with yellow coins and diamond inserts built by Master Builder Wm. Tyrrell, Lambton House has a two story wooden Verandah with white trillage. The Weller Stage Coach stopped here with the Royal Mail. The windo... more.

Legislative Assembly of Ontario

111 Wellesley St W
Telephone: 416-325-7500
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
Opened in 1893, this impressive Richardsonian Romanesque building is the meeting place of Ontario’s Legislative Assembly. Originally designed by British-born architect Richard Waite, later additions and changes were made by two of Toronto's most sign... more.

Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

209 Victoria St
Telephone: 416-864-6060
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:15
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute is home to the Keenan Research Centre and the Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre. Formally opened in 2011, it is among the first in the world (and the first in Toronto specifically) designed to bring... more.

Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex

25 British Columbia Rd
Telephone: 416-542-3789
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 02:30 p.m., Last admittance: 2:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 02:30 p.m., Last admittance: 2:00
Tours:
No
This unique, three-sided structure was built in 1926 to house the exhibits of the Ontario Government during each Canadian National Exhibition (CNE). Constructed in the Beaux-Arts style by the architectural firm of Chapman & Oxley, Liberty Grand (form... more.

Little Trinity Church

425 King St E
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00

Sunday:
12:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Explore early Toronto history at the city's oldest church building. This year, Little Trinity Church (affectionately known as Little T) is also celebrating renewal of three of Corktown's oldest worker townhomes on King St. E. adjacent to the church. ... more.

Mackenzie House

82 Bond St
Telephone: 416-392-6915
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Mackenzie House is a Greek revival row house, and a historic house museum. This house was purchased by friends and supporters of William Lyon Mackenzie, when he retired from public life, and in appreciation of his years of public service. It has been... more.

Market Gallery

95 Front St E
Telephone: 416-392-7604
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
No tour details available
The Market Gallery occupies the 19th century city council chamber, the only remaining section of the original City Hall still extant as part of the South St. Lawrence Market. The original fan windows which once overlooked Lake Ontario now overlook th... more.

Masaryk-Cowan Community Recreation Centre - NEW!

220 Cowan Ave
Telephone: 416-392-6929
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
The property at 220 Cowan Avenue, known as Masaryk Hall, is situated near Queen Street and Lansdowne Avenue in the City of Toronto. It consists of a two-and-a-half storey brick building that was originally two buildings (212 and 224 Cowan Avenue). Th... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washrooms

Masjid Toronto

168 Dundas St W
Telephone: 416-596-0507
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Masjid Toronto is the largest mosque in downtown Toronto. Originally a branch of the Royal Bank of Canada, the building was purchased in 2002 by the Muslim Association of Canada to establish a mosque and Islamic Information Centre in the downtown cor... more.

Metropolitan United Church

56 Queen St E
Telephone: 416-363-0331
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 01:00 p.m., 02:00 p.m.
Metropolitan Methodist was first constructed in 1872 in the French Gothic-style. A tragic fire in 1928 raised the church, with the Carillon tower surviving. In 1928 the Metropolitan United was rebuilt and restored to its former glory. Metropolitan in... more.

Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre - NEW!

750 Spadina Ave
Telephone: 416-924-6211
Saturday:
12:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
12:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
12:00 p.m., 12:30 p.m., 01:00 p.m., 01:30 p.m.
The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (MNjcc) is a dynamic hub in Toronto, playing a major role in the renewal of Jewish life in the downtown core. Built in 1953 and renovated in 2004, the MNjcc replaced the 1937 YM-YWHA on Brunswick Ave. at Colleg... more.

Montgomery's Inn

4709 Dundas St W
Telephone: 416-394-8113
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Montgomery’s Inn, constructed in 1830, is considered to be one of the finest examples of Loyalist or late Georgian architecture in Ontario. The main front door, surrounded by sidelights and overhead fanlight, is typical of this style. Originally the ... more.

NAK Design Strategies - NEW!

421 Roncesvalles Ave
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
The recently restored Dominion Bank building is now home to the Landscape Architecture Firm NAK Design Strategies. The building boasts a refreshed facade and completely renovated interiors, including the renovation and restoration of the original ban... more.

Native Child and Family Services of Toronto

30 College St
Telephone: 416-969-8510
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 01:00 p.m.
The newly renovated, four-storey, 30,000 sq. ft. office building stands at 30 College St. and is the headquarters for Native Child and Family Services of Toronto. The bold entrance sign, in the shape of an Ojibwa hand drum, signals a strong Aborigina... more.

Old City Hall

60 Queen St W
Telephone: 311
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
Old City Hall is designed in the Romanesque Revival style. E.J. Lennox's design created one of the most magnificent buildings on the North American continent at the time. Built mostly out of Credit Valley Stone, the castle-like plan includes corner p... more.
  Partially accessible
Website:

One King West Hotel & Residence

1 King St W Floor : Lobby, 2nd
Telephone: 416-548-8100
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
Architecturally inspiring and ideally located, One King West Hotel & Residence is a mixed-use hotel that connects guests to downtown business, entertainment and shopping districts. Originally serving as the Dominion Bank in 1914, the Ontario Heritage... more.

Ontario Association of Architects

111 Moatfield Dr
Telephone: 416-449-6898
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30
Tours:
No
The OAA building opened in 1992 and was designed by Toronto architect Ruth Cawker, winner of a 1989 province-wide design competition. The contemporary two-storey building is lifted from its hilltop site on columns and features bright interiors lit wi... more.

Ontario Heritage Centre

10 Adelaide St E
Telephone: 416-325-5000
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
The Ontario Heritage Centre, formerly the Birkbeck Building, is a rare example of an intact Edwardian office building. With its Renaissance revival façade, Beaux Arts-inspired design, rich details, steel frame and fireproofed surfaces, the Ontario H... more.

Osgoode Hall

130 Queen St W
Telephone: 416-947-3315
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
Osgoode Hall opened in 1832 and remains a Toronto landmark and a symbol of the law in Ontario. A fence (1867) renowned for its gates surrounds the property and its landscaped grounds. Highlights include the Atrium, with its geometric tile floor; 19th... more.

Pachter Hall and Moose Factory - NEW!

22 Grange Ave
Telephone:
Saturday:
11:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
11:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30
Tours:
11:30 a.m., 01:00 p.m., 02:00 p.m., 03:00 p.m.
In 1996, Charles Pachter purchased this abandoned property at 22 Grange Ave., west of the Art Gallery of Ontario. Once an immigrant funeral home built in 1901, it later became a Chinese food warehouse which Charles transformed into the Moose Factory ... more.

Parkdale Collegiate Institute - NEW!

209 Jameson Ave
Telephone: 416--393-9000
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00
Tours:
No
Celebrating its 125th anniversary in May 2014, Parkdale Collegiate Institute is the second oldest secondary school in Toronto. This building is the third building to serve the students of its community. The current school dates from 1929, with major... more.

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) - NEW!

686 Bay St
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Located at the eastern gateway to Toronto's Discovery District, the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning at the SickKids is an architectural marvel. This building is a rare example of a research laboratory in a high-rise form. The architectu... more.

Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement

6 Noble St
Telephone: 416-533-3706
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 02:00 p.m., 03:30 p.m.
Originally built in 1930 as a workshop for a furniture maker, the original structure is reminiscent of the period of Bauhaus in its use of geometric shapes using different coloured bricks. After two extensive renovations, the original walls of the sp... more.

Portlands Energy Centre

470 Unwin Ave
Telephone: 416-462-8683
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Portlands Energy Centre (PEC) is a $730 million, state-of-the-art generating station located in the eastern industrial section of the Port lands in Toronto. It provides up to 550 megawatts of power, which is about 25 percent of central Toronto's need... more.

Riverdale Hub

1326 Gerrard St E
Telephone: 416-465-6021
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
12:00 p.m., 02:00 p.m., 03:00 p.m., 04:00 p.m.
A marriage of 19th century Industrial construction and 21st century Brutalist sustainable build, the Riverdale Hub embodies reclamation and environmental consciousness in this Little India Retrofit. The Riverdale Hub is a grassroots organization that... more.

Riwoche Tibetan Buddhist Temple of Toronto

28 Heintzman St W
Telephone: 416-766-7964
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Prayer flags are located on the outside of the building and are inscribed with auspicious symbols, prayers and mantras. The prayers from these flags are carried on the wind, and around the world to all sentient beings. Inside the temple, beautiful e... more.
  Public washrooms
Website:

Royal Alexandra Theatre

260 King St W
Telephone: 416-872-1212
Saturday:
09:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Sunday:
09:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
In 1905, a group of Toronto businessmen commissioned a young architect from Hamilton, Ontario - John M. Lyle - to build them "the finest theatre on the continent". The result was the Royal Alexandra, a masterpiece of Beaux-Arts design and a jewelbox... more.
  Partially accessible
Website:

R.C. Harris Water Treatment Plant

2701 Queen St E
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30
Tours:
No
Constructed in the 1930s, the R.C. Harris is the largest of Toronto's four water treatment plants, each day providing an average of 422 million litres of safe drinking water to residents in Toronto and York Region. Dubbed The Palace of Purification, ... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washrooms
Website:

Scadding Cabin

2 Strachan Ave
Telephone:
Saturday:
12:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
12:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
Scadding Cabin is Toronto's oldest building. It was moved to the exhibition location in 1879. The square-timbered cabin is an oasis surrounded by a split rail fence and a re-creation of a nineteenth-century garden featuring herbs and flowers. The cab... more.
  Parking (paid)

Scarborough Museum

1007 Brimley Rd
Telephone: 416-338-8807
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
These buildings depict different periods in Scarborough's past. Cornell House was built in 1858 on the Markham Rd. in Scarborough Village and offers a look at rural farm life in Scarborough. Inhabited by descendants of William Cornell for over 80 yea... more.

School Grown Rooftop Garden at Eastdale Collegiate Institute - NEW!

701 Gerard St E
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
10:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 01:30 p.m., 03:00 p.m.
Eastdale Vocational School was created by James A. Murray and Henry Fleiss Associate Architects. Toronto-born James A. Murray graduated from Jarvis Collegiate, only a few kilometres down the road from the future Eastdale site. The school, designed as... more.

Senator O’Connor College School and O’Connor House Heritage buildings - NEW!

60 Rowena Dr
Telephone: 416-393-5916
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Senator O'Connor College School and the O'Connor House Heritage buildings will be open to the public as a combined event. The modern features of the College School will be an interesting contrast to the heritage buildings of the O'Connor House es... more.

Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens

285 Spadina Rd
Telephone: 416-392-6910
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
Spadina Museum was built by Toronto financier James Austin and his wife, Susan, in 1866. Between 1898 and 1913, it was enlarged and remodelled by his son, Albert and his wife, Mary. Fully restored to its former glory from the 1920s and 30s, the rooms... more.

St. Andrew's Church

73 Simcoe
Telephone: 416-593-5600
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
A beautiful and historic building in downtown Toronto and home to an active and dynamic community of faith, the building contains significant architectural, artistic and historic value. It is also the location of the 48th Highlanders of Canada Museum... more.

St. Ann's Parish - NEW!

120 First Ave
Telephone: 416-466-2127
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
This year St. Ann Parish is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The Church was built mostly by Irish immigrants, and it contains beautiful stone work and fitted stain-glass windows. In the 1960’s and 70’s, during a renovation, the side altar was remov... more.

St. George's Greek Orthodox Church

115 Bond St
Telephone: 416-977-3342
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
01:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.
A veritable jewel in the crown of Greek Orthodoxy, the church of Saint George stands as a dynamic affirmation of the spiritual and artistic achievement of the Byzantine religious tradition. Built in 1897 by the Canadian architect John Wilson Siddall ... more.

St. James Cathedral

65 Church St
Telephone: 416-364-7865
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.

Sunday:
01:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The history of St. James Cathedral dates back to the founding of the city. The Cathedral seen today is the fourth building on the site, replacing the former cathedral destroyed in the massive fire of 1849 that impacted much of the original town. Buil... more.
  Fully accessiblePublic washroomsKid-friendly

St. John's Presbyterian Church - NEW!

415 Broadview Ave
Telephone: 416-466-7476
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m., Last admittance: 2:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
A magnificent church built at the turn of the 20th century to accommodate a congregation of 2500, the sanctuary remains virtually unchanged for over a hundred years. Original wood trim, fixtures, lighting, stained glass and pipe organ can all be seen... more.

St. Margaret's Anglican Church, New Toronto

156 Sixth St
Telephone: 416-259-2659
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
What’s behind the Red Doors? In the past, red church doors represented holy ground behind them, protecting people from both physical and spiritual evil. Today the red doors signify that our church is a haven for emotional and spiritual healing and is... more.

Textile Museum of Canada

55 Centre Ave
Telephone: 416-599-5321
Saturday:
11:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
11:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
The Textile Museum of Canada (TMC) first presented its collection in a very modest room in Toronto's Mirvish Village. In 1989 it celebrated the opening of its new facility at 55 Centre Avenue. Since its incorporation, the TMC has gained international... more.

The Bank of Upper Canada - NEW!

252 Adelaide St E
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Bank of Upper Canada was constructed in 1825 and is a designated National Historic Site of Canada. The building was designed in the Palladian architectural style. This two-and-a-half story Neoclassical building received this designation for the r... more.

The Chapel of St. Alban the Martyr at Royal St. George's College

120 Howland Ave
Telephone: 416-533-9481
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
The Chapel of St. Alban the Martyr was originally conceived and, though never completed, served as a cathedral (bishop's seat) for the Diocese of Toronto of the Church of England in Canada (later named the Anglican Church of Canada) until 1936. St. A... more.
  Partially accessible
Website:

The Great Hall - NEW!

1087 Queen St W
Telephone: 647-341-5526
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
No
The Great Hall was built in 1889, and it features Victorian, Gothic Revival, and Second Empire architectural styles on both the exterior and interior. Approximately 30,000 square feet with a full basement, The Great Hall housed the first west end YMC... more.

The Japan Foundation, Toronto

131 Bloor St W Unit: 213 Floor : 2
Telephone: 416-966-1600
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
Since 1995, the Japan Foundation, Toronto (JFT) has invited visitors to experience Japanese culture in its library, gallery and event hall. Designers Yabu/Pushelberg reference Japanese handcrafts and traditional interiors in the gently curving walls,... more.

The MaRS Centre

101 College St
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
One of the world’s largest urban innovation centres, MaRS helps Canada’s leading science and technology entrepreneurs launch and build successful global companies by opening markets and offering entrepreneurship programs, market intelligence and busi... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washroomsParking (paid)
Website:
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The Real Canadian Portuguese Museum Exhibit- IC Savings - Little Portugal Branch - NEW!

1168 Dundas St W
Telephone: 416-533-9245
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
Constructed during the war of 1812, IC Savings building has been renovated to meet the needs of a modern bank branch while preserving the original structure. It also houses exhibits that reflect and demonstrate its core purpose within an emigrant com... more.
  Fully accessibleParking (paid)
Website:

The Theatre Centre - NEW!

1115 Queen St W
Telephone: 416-534-9261
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 a.m., Last admittance: 4:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00
Tours:
No
In March 2014 the Theatre Centre opened the doors of its new live arts hub in the historic Carnegie Library Building. The new facility will feature a 200-seat theatre, a studio space, gallery spaces, a green roofed terrace as well as a cafe and galle... more.

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

120 St. George St
Telephone: 416-978-5285
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Fisher Library is situated at the south tower of the Robarts Library complex and houses the department of Rare Books and Special Collections and the University Archives. The exterior is Classic Brutalist, while the interior is one of the most dra... more.

TIFF Film Reference Library

350 King St W Floor : 4th Fl.
Telephone: 416-599-8433
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
TIFF Film Reference Library is located within TIFF Bell Lightbox. Completed in 2010, TIFF Bell Lightbox is a five-storey podium building comprised of 175,000 sq. ft. of flexible, multi-use space. The upper surfaces of the building are a series of gl... more.

Todmorden Mills Heritage Site

67 Pottery Rd
Telephone: 416-396-2819
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Todmorden Mills was once a thriving industrial community that provided lumber, paper and beer to the growing city of Toronto. There are many ghost stories centred on the theatre. There have been reports of an old woman walking around late at night. O... more.

Toronto Botanical Garden

777 Lawrence Ave E
Telephone: 416-397-1341
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG) celebrates natural beauty through popular horticultural, environmental programs and renowned ornamental gardens. An extensive LEED Silver Certified addition to the TBG includes the George and Kathy Dembroski Centre ... more.

Toronto Carpet Factory

67 Mowat Ave
Telephone: 416-533-3000
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
In 1899, the burgeoning Toronto Carpet Manufacturing Company Limited, moved out of its cramped space at Jarvis and The Esplanade into its impressive new factory at 1179 King St. W. and 74 Fraser Ave. The company couldn't keep up with the demand of th... more.

Toronto City Hall

100 Queen St W
Telephone: 311
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
Toronto City Hall is the seat of Toronto's Municipal Government and is internationally recognized as an architectural masterpiece. Since its opening in 1965, Toronto City Hall has been one of Toronto's most famous landmarks. Toronto City Hall is the ... more.

Toronto Emergency Medical Services Headquarters

4330 Dufferin St N
Telephone: 416-392-2000
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 01:00 p.m., 03:00 p.m.
As the headquarters of Toronto Emergency Medical Services, over 750 calls to 911 for emergency medical care are received every day and 902 paramedics, supported by 108 Emergency Medical Dispatchers and 120 ambulances, housed in 45 stations across the... more.

Toronto Fire Station 227

1904 Queen St E
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
Built in 1905, this station dates back to the horse era. Its clock tower is a popular landmark site in the Beach. Significant interior and exterior renovations have been recently undertaken at the fire station. Its architectural style has a Dutch or ... more.

Toronto Fire & Marine Station 334

339 Queens Quay West
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
The station includes a north east corner tower which complements the tower of the neighbouring lakeshore Toronto Police Marine Unit building at the Ross Street Slip, adding a welcoming accent of visual élan to the parkland, commercial structures and... more.

Toronto Harbor Commission (Toronto Port Authority)

60 Harbour St
Telephone: 416-863-2000
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Toronto Harbour Commission building belongs to a style called Beaux-Arts Classicism. Home to the Toronto Port Authority, the building is constructed of concrete and faced with Indiana limestone. Exterior features include Corinthian columns, a scu... more.

Toronto Necropolis

200 Winchester St
Telephone: 416-923-7911
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The chapel, entranceway and office building are particularly fine examples of High-Victorian Gothic architecture. They have been described as one of the city's unspoiled architectural features. Built in 1872, they are the work of architect Henry Lang... more.

Toronto Police Marine Unit

259 Queens Quay W Floor : main
Telephone: 416-808-5800
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Toronto Police Marine Unit is the former site of the Toronto Harbour Police. It includes a nine slip boat house securing the Toronto Police Marine Fleet. ... more.

Toronto Police Service 11 Division

2054 Davenport Rd
Telephone: 416-808-1100
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The new 11 Division was officially opened on October 28th, 2011. It was built on the site of the historic 1914 Carlton Village Public School and has preserved much of the character of the old school. The station is the first Leadership in Energy an... more.

Toronto Reference Library

789 Yonge St
Telephone: 416-393-7131
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
01:30 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45
Tours:
No
One of Toronto’s landmark buildings and busiest public spaces, the Toronto Reference Library opened in 1977. Its centrepiece is a soaring modernist atrium, designed by architect Raymond Moriyama, winner of a Governor General's Medal for Architecture,... more.

Toronto West Masonic Temple

151 Annette St
Telephone: 416-910-1979
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
No
Built in 1909, this site stands as one of the grandest Masonic halls in Ontario today. The interior of the temple is richly decorated with examples of Masonic furniture, regalia, art, and stained glass. Rarely seen by the general public, the temple c... more.

Trillium (Side Wheeler Paddle Steamer)

9 Queens Quay W
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m., Last admittance: 2:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m., Last admittance: 2:30
Tours:
No
The PS Trillium was constructed in 1910 at Polson Iron Works in Toronto. The vessel was re-constructed in Port Colborne in 1975 and continues to operate in the same rebuilt condition today. The PS Trillium is the last remaining side wheeler paddle s... more.
  Partially accessiblePublic washrooms

TTC - Russell Carhouse - NEW!

1403-1433 Queen St E
Telephone:
Saturday:
11:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
No
Russell Carhouse was built in 1913 by the Toronto Railway Company as a paint shop. When the King Carhouse burnt down in 1916, the Russell was rapidly turned into a carhouse, with painting restricted to one bay. While taking over the building, the TTC... more.
  Partially accessible
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University of Toronto Scarborough: Andrews Building - NEW!

1265 Military Trail
Telephone: 416-287-7369
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The raw power of the Highland Creek Valley landscape inspired Australian-born John Andrews, who would later design the CN Tower, to sculpt his bold, mega-structural vision for what was originally known as Scarborough College. Featured on the cover of... more.

University of Toronto Scarborough: Miller Lash House

130 Old Kingston Rd
Telephone: 416-287-7000
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
A classic example of the Arts and Crafts Movement. The house opened in 1913 and was the summer retreat for Toronto lawyer and industrialist Miller Lash and his family. It is one of the first homes in Ontario to have poured concrete walls which were t... more.

University of Toronto: Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House - NEW!

7 Hart House Cir
Telephone: 416-978-8398
Saturday:
10:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
01:00 p.m.
The Justina M. Barnicke Gallery is a public contemporary art space located in the centre of the University of Toronto's St. George Campus. Established in 1974 and built in 1983, the gallery was founded in response to a growing demand for an overseer ... more.

University of Toronto: Lassonde Mining Building - NEW!

170 College St
Telephone:
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:00
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
The Lassonde Mining Building is one of the original buildings of U of T's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, at the time called the School of Practical Science. In search of the perfect building design, a delegation including Premier Ross, the... more.
  Fully accessiblePublic washroomsParking (paid)
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University of Toronto: Munk School of Global Affairs

315 Bloor St W
Telephone: 416-946-8929
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
11:00 a.m., 01:00 p.m., 03:00 p.m.
Originally constructed in 1909 the building served as a meteorological observation centre and home to the Dominion Meteorological Service. In the 1930s a 24-hour weather service operated from the observatory tower—it was instrumental during the Secon... more.

University of Toronto: Victoria University, Goldring Student Centre - NEW!

150 Charles St W
Telephone:
Saturday:
Not Open

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Originally built in 1952, Wymilwood is a historically listed building belonging to Victoria University in the University of Toronto. It is a rare example of a building designed by notable architect and former U of T dean of architecture, Eric Arthur.... more.

Upper Canada College

200 Lonsdale Rd
Telephone: 416-488-1125
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Upper Canada College was founded in 1829 and was one of the first institutions for secondary education in the province. The intention was that UCC would serve as a feeder school for the newly founded King’s College (later the University of Toronto). ... more.

Waterfront BIA Gangways Open on Toronto’s Waterfront

207 Queen's Quay West, Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-596-9821
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:30
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Toronto's central waterfront spans 2 km and boasts vessels from Great Lakes Schooner Company, City View Cruise Lines, Mariposa Cruises, Nautical Adventures and Toronto Brigantine. Majestic Tall Ships to cozy cruising boats, vessels have a wide range ... more.

Waterfront BIA Queen’s Quay Terminal, Mike Filey & FIRESOUND

207 Queen's Quay West, Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-596-9821
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
No
Built in 1910, PS Trillium is the last side wheeler paddle steamer operating in North America. WestJet Stage, an outdoor concert venue, seats 1300 and is located at Harbourfront Centre. Queen’s Quay Terminal, built in 1920, was the first industrial b... more.

Weston Branch, Toronto Public Library

2 King St
Telephone: 416-394-1016
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Last admittance: 4:45

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
10:00 a.m., 02:00 p.m.
The Weston Public Library Board was awarded $10,000 from the Carnegie Corporation of New York on January 2, 1913. Lindsay & Brydon, a Toronto architectural firm, designed a simple Arts and Crafts-style library, enriched by stained-glass windows and A... more.

York Museum

2694 Eglinton Ave W
Telephone: 416-394-2759
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m., Last admittance: 3:30

Sunday:
Not Open
Tours:
No
York Museum preserves and recounts the stories of the former City of York from its early beginnings to the present day. The former city developed as a working-class community, where inexpensive land offered trades people and new Canadians the opportu... more.

ZoomerPlex - NEW!

64 Jefferson Ave
Telephone: 416-368-3194
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Tours:
Tours throughout the day but non-scheduled.
Following a radical renovation, media pioneer Moses Znaimer (Citytv, MuchMusic, Bravo etc.) opened The ZoomerPlex in 2012, a 2.6 acre state-of-the-art multi-media, production, and live event complex in Liberty Village. The ZoomerPlex is home to Zoome... more.

 

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