Toronto's Theatre Block: An Architectural History ( Theater / Architecture / Ontario )


-----------softcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear and rubbing, 72 pages, b&w photos, large fold-out at centre is intact, contents include: Foreword; Introduction ( block location; topography; origin of perimeter streets, reasons for study ); HISTORY - Early Development 1813 - 1850; A Mixture of Land Uses 1850 - 1870; Two Halls, early 1870's; The Green Bush Hotel expands 1875; Fire and its aftermath 1875 - 1885; Late Victorian building 1885 - 1900; A Mammoth store 1903; Redevelopment and Edwardian Amusements 1900 - 1922; Stasis 1923 - 1954; Traces of Modernism 1955 - 1970; The 1970's; The Theatre Block Concept of the 1980's; APPENDIX: The Design and Construction of MASSEY HALL; Listed and Designated Buildings; Index to Architects; Index to Illustrations; Endnotes, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Toronto's Theatre Block: An Architectural History ( Theater / Architecture / Ontario )

Author Name: Onen, Gun (ed.), Alec Keefer, Paul Dilse, Hilary Russell / Toronto Region Architectural Conservancy of Ontario

Illustrator: Uncredited Cover Art

Categories: Canadian History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Toronto Region Architectural Conservancy of Ontario , 1989, 1st edition, First Printing: 1989

ISBN Number: 0887901042

ISBN Number 13: 9780887901041

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145197

Keywords: Toronto's Theatre Block: An Architectural History