Architectural Index for Ontario


Information on Building Type: Convention Centres

Address: 255 Front Street West
Type of Building: Convention Centres
Name of Building: Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Dates
Foundation started Aug 9 1982
Building completed 1984
Altered 1996-1997

Architects: Bregman + Hamann Architects
Crang & Boake (firm)
Designers: Rhodes, Taeko
Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Architecture Concept 1981 Mar/Apr 11
Award Magazine 1998 Oct. 8-13 12 5
Building 1999 Nov/Dec 38 49 5
Canadian Architect 1983 Nov. 6 28 11
Canadian Architect 1997 Sept. 18-22 42 9
Canadian Interiors 1984 Dec. 40,69 21 12
Globe & Mail 1982 May 7 Tues 4th
Globe & Mail 1982 June 4 Sat. 12th
Globe & Mail 1982 March ? 23rd
Globe & Mail 1982 May 7 Sat. 29th
Globe & Mail 1981 Dec. 4 Tues 22nd
Globe & Mail 1982 Jan. ? 2nd
Globe & Mail 1982 June ? 23rd
Globe & Mail 1982 Jan. ? 5th
Perspectives: Newsletter of the Ontario Assn of Ar 1999 Summer 21 7 2
Toronto Star 1981 Oct. ? 24th
Toronto Star 1997 June A13 Sun 25th
Toronto Star 1982 May ? 5th
Toronto Star 1981 Nov. ? 7th.
Toronto Star 1981 June A12 Sun. 21st
Toronto Star 1982 Feb. D1 Sun. 28th
Toronto Star 1982 May ? 12th
Toronto Star 1982 June ? 12th
Toronto Star 1981 Nov. ? 28th
Toronto Star 1984 April A2 Mon. 23rd
Toronto Star 1981 July A14 Sun. 26th
Toronto Star 1982 Feb. ? 6th
Toronto Star 1982 June B6 Sat. 19th
Toronto Star 1982 May ? 13th
Toronto Star 1984 July B5 Sat. 14th
Toronto Star 1981 Sept. b5 Sat. 19th
Toronto Star 1982 March ? 20th
Toronto Star 1982 June ? ?
Toronto Star 1979 Oct. A1-A2 20th
Toronto Sun 1980 jan. ? 25th

End of record
Address: 0 Waterfront Area
Type of Building: Convention Centres
Name of Building: Metro Centre
Notes: The Metro Centre was part of a 1968 proposed $1 billion plan that involved the redevelopment of Toronto's waterfront area. It was never realized. SEE ALSO: Waterfront Area (articles from the late 1960s, early 1970s) under a BUILDING NAME search. SEE ALSO: Metro Hall (completed 1992) at 55 John Street. SEE ALSO: Union Station at 65 Front Street West,, as it was slated for demolition to make way for the project.


Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Globe & Mail 1971 Sept ? 30th
Toronto Star 1974 July ? 27th