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Richard A. Waite, British-born Buffalo architect, was given the contract to design the building. This was after as a member of the selection committee he had decided that the Gothic design (the other most recognizable medieval architectural style), proposed by Darling and Curry was unsuitable. The architectural style Richardsonian Romanesque was developed by Henry Hobson Richardson , and it was perfected in New England. When they were designing the civic structures in Toronto they favoured this Richardsonian Romanesque style. E.J. Lennox designed Old City Hall in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, and R.A. Waite chose the style for these, the Ontario Parliament Buildings.

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Comments (50)

Omar Gobbi on April 28, 2012

Wonderful architecture, very well captured, <LIKE>, a cordial greeting, "OMAR"

Nadia Kushnir on April 28, 2012


Maroš Kerek on May 4, 2012

Nice photo...L

Regards, Maroš

Nadia Kushnir on May 4, 2012

I thank you, Maroš!

di turi domenico on May 9, 2012

Fantastic shot

Nadia Kushnir on May 9, 2012

Grazie mille, amico mio!

Bernard Chinappi on May 15, 2012

◄███▓▓▒░░ LIKE ░░▒▓▓███►,for this photo.


See you soon… Best regards from Grasse, in France.


Nadia Kushnir on May 15, 2012

I thank you, Bernard! Best regards. Nadia.

Takimirimo on May 26, 2012

Красивая архитектура...

Nadia Kushnir on May 26, 2012

Да, Анна! Там много чего архитектурно интересного!

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Photo taken in Bay Cloverhill, Toronto, ON, Canada

Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 5, 2012
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by Nadia Kushnir
    • Taken on 2011/09/24 23:02:32
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 17.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO320
    • Exposure Bias: -1.00 EV
    • No flash