Bloor St W and Devonshire Pl in 1972 & 2023

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The Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy Building, originally the Dominion Meteorological Building, is located at the southwest corner of Bloor St W and Devonshire Pl at the University of Toronto – St George Campus.

Built between 1908 and 1909, the castle-like building was designed by the architectural firm of Burke & Horwood. It was the Meteorological Service of Canada headquarters responsible for weather forecasting until 1971. The 2½-storey Romanesque Revival-style building is clad with rugged Miramichi sandstone. It features an observation tower and beautiful stone carvings at the main entrance. The tower was once topped with a dome and housed a telescope. The building received heritage status from the city in 1973.

1972/2023 – The Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy Building, originally the Dominion Meteorological Building, is located at the southwest corner of Bloor St W and Devonshire Pl at the University of Toronto – St George Campus. Built between 1908 and 1909, the castle-like building was designed by the architectural firm of Burke & Horwood. Until 1971, it was the Meteorological Service of Canada headquarters responsible for weather forecasting. The 2½-storey Romanesque Revival-style building is clad with rugged Miramichi sandstone. It features an observation tower and beautiful stone carvings at the main entrance. The tower was once topped with a dome and housed a telescope. The building received heritage status from the city in 1973
1972/2023 – The Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy Building, originally the Dominion Meteorological Building, is located at the southwest corner of Bloor St W and Devonshire Pl at the University of Toronto – St George Campus (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 66, Item 32)
SOURCE
  • City of Toronto Heritage Report: 315 Bloor St W – Intention to Designate (Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy Building)
  • Photo: Denise Marie for TorontoJourney416
  • Vintage Photo: City of Toronto Archives

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