Architectural Index for Ontario


Information on Architect: Etherington, A. Bruce


Biography
Notes Toronto architect. A. Bruce Etherington associates included R.S. McCague, S.J. Sagan and P. Hardy.


Address: 0 Exhibition Place
Type of Building: Clock Towers
Name of Building: Shell Oil Tower
Notes: Designed in 1955, initially as an architectural promotion for the Shell Oil Company and was later named the Bulova Tower. It was razed in 1985 to clear the course for the Molson Indy race track.

Dates
Building completed 1955

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
AZURE 1995 July/Au 12-15 12 101
Canadian Architect 1995 May 22-23
Canadian Architect 1980 Nov. 18 25 11
Clearcut : Woolworth Building Toronto, 1949-1997 1997 n/a 48
Heritage 2001 Sum. 10-13 4 3
Insite 1995 July 44

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Address: 60 Wellington Street East
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Toronto Dominion Bank

Dates
Officially opened 1961

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Canadian Architect 1964 March 60-61 9
Globe & Mail 1997 April C3 Wed. 30th
National Post 2000 Aug. F6,F7 Mon. 19th
Toronto Life 1999 June 15 33 9

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Address: 201 Yonge Street
Type of Building: Taverns
Name of Building: Colonial Tavern
Notes: Occupied nos. 201-203 Yonge Street. Formerly the site of the Scholes Hotel (until 1948). A fire destroyed to 70 year-old building in 1960. A new Colonial Tavern on the same site was degined by architect Bruce Etherington and was a simple two-storey rectangular box. Demolished in 1988. The site remained empty until the Mercer Union Gallery sponsored the erection of a temporary site-specific artwork by Japanese Artist Tadashi Kawamata (see instance #3 at the same address).

Dates
Design conceived 1888
Altered 1948-facade
Demolished 1960;1988

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Kawamata: Toronto Project 1989 1989 n/a 37-43
Toronto Calendar Magazine 1974 April 37