Recent renovations at the ROM and OCAD have been subject to much discussion, but there’s more to Toronto than contemporary architecture. Though often overlooked, there are a variety of interesting historical buildings to be found around town. This concludes a series of three posts exploring some of these hidden treasures.
The William Reynolds Block has occupied the southeast corner of Yonge and Gould since 1888. An impressive example of the Renaissance Revival style, its features include repeating brickwork patterns and a flat-roofed tower.
Illustration by Kevin McBride. This drawing and others from the Buildings series are on display at The Cameron House (408 Queen Street West) until April 14th.