Architectural Index for Ontario

Information on Building Name: Temple Building

Address: 182 Bay Street
Type of Building: Office Buildings
Name of Building: Temple Building
Notes: Address also is given as nos.62-67 Richmond Street West. Originally was the North American headquarters of the Independent Order of Foresters (a men's service club), and was one of the first true sykscrapers in Toronto. It was demolished in 1970/1971 to make way for the 32-storey Munich Reinsurance Building.

Building completed 1985
Demolished 1970

Architects: Gouinlock George
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