Old City Hall

60 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON - M5H 2M3

Type: Landmarks
(416) 338-0338
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Welcome to Old City Hall, a grand architectural masterpiece situated in the heart of downtown Toronto, Ontario. This iconic building, completed in 1899, stands as a testament to Toronto's rich history and serves as a symbol of the city's civic pride and governance.

Designed by architects E. J. Lennox, Old City Hall showcases a stunning combination of Richardsonian Romanesque and Romanesque Revival styles. Its distinctive clock tower, arched windows, and intricate detailing make it a prominent and recognizable landmark in the city.

For many decades, Old City Hall served as the seat of Toronto's municipal government, witnessing significant moments in the city's development. The building's historic courtrooms and council chambers, adorned with rich woodwork and stained glass, add to its architectural grandeur.

While no longer functioning as the primary seat of municipal government, Old City Hall remains a cherished heritage building and a captivating destination for locals and visitors. The surrounding Nathan Phillips Square, with its reflecting pool and iconic "Toronto" sign, offers a lively space for events, celebrations, and cultural activities.

Whether you're admiring the exterior's architectural details, exploring the building's historical interiors during special events, or appreciating the vibrant urban atmosphere of Nathan Phillips Square, Old City Hall invites you to connect with Toronto's past and present in a space that seamlessly blends architectural elegance with civic significance.

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