Canada Life Building in 1935 & 2022

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Looking northwest along University Ave, north of Adelaide St W, towards the Canada Life Assurance Company Building in downtown Toronto. The Beaux-Arts style building was constructed between 1929 to 1931 and designed by prominent Toronto architects Sproatt & Rolph. In 1951, the insurance company added a weather beacon. It was the talk of the town. In 2019 and after 68 years, the beacon got its first update and switched to LED bulbs – 1,004 of them.

February 11, 1935/2022 – Looking northwest along University Ave, north of Adelaide St W, towards the Canada Life Assurance Company Building in downtown Toronto. The Beaux-Arts style building was constructed between 1929 to 1931 and designed by prominent Toronto architects, Sproatt & Rolph. In 1951, the insurance company added a weather beacon. It was the talk of the town. In 2019 and after 68 years, the beacon got its first update and switched to LED bulbs – 1,004 of them
February 11, 1935/2022 – Looking northwest along University Ave, north of Adelaide St W, towards the Canada Life Assurance Company Building in downtown Toronto (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 1663)
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