Lumsden Building, 1909. Some like it, some like it not! Repetition is a sincere form of flattery!

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Lumsden Building (John A. MacKenzie, 1909), 10 Story Skyscraper, when it was completed, the building was the largest concrete-faced building in the world.


Charles Cummings was President of C.C. Cummings Ltd., the Slater Shoe empire and owner of the Lumsden building (his wife maiden name).

Their summer home Cedar Ridge in Scarborough, is now an city owned Art Center.


This is a link to archival image of Lumsden building

Genuine Slater Shoe adds were common in Canadian newspaper until at least 1942.

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Comments (45)

Angel Madrileño on October 12, 2013

Lovely photo.

Very interesting, Like.

Zdzisław Barut on February 24, 2014

Very interesting building. Like. Greetings, Zdzisław

Nicola Morandi on March 5, 2014

Ottimo scatto, impressionante la geometria!! Tanti Saluti, Nicola M.Like+Fav

peacemaker453354 (No… on March 9, 2014

Hi,... Tomas...very interesting building...Lk-38...best regards..Johnnie..

Nicola Manini on September 23, 2014

Really interesting, sort of a musical in its repeated pattern indeed.

L39

Ciao, Nick

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  • Uploaded on June 13, 2013
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    by Tomros - Pano
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