Leuty Beach, Lifeguard House in winter. (1920)

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The Leuty Lifeguard Station is one of the most photographed building of The Beaches. Built in 1920 by Chapman and Oxley architects. Almost destroyed in the 1980's, local residents banded together to have the structure restored, eventually getting a historical designation.

The station has also been credited with saving more than 6000 lives, which I find unbelievable. How can a building save lives....?

Restored in 1993, when the tower was added.

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Comments (228)

c. bayernengel on January 23

Dein Bild gefällt mir sehr gut, like Liebe ♥ Grüße sendet dir der bayernengel.

Ahmet Bekir on January 27

Excellent image and nice winter scene, ...liked+F , greetings, Ahmet


LIKE184,Nice view,greetings TEDDY

Zygmunt Borowski on January 31

Interesting...and nice photo!! like

With friendly greetings from Zygmunt

Filip Jurovatý on March 23



S priateľským pozdravom zo Slovenska, Filip - panoramio | youtube | blog | google+

Like the wintermood very well, Tom. Thanks too for the explanations.

Greetings, Klaus

Bellísima, Saludos desde españa

Tomros - Pano on April 29

thanks Ruben for visit!

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Photo taken in Beaches Park, 77 Kew Beach Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
Kew Beach Lawn Bowling Club

Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 27, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Tomros - Pano
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2011/01/05 14:28:34
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 4.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash