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The Tallest Building in the British Empire when it was built; back in 1895; the venerable 12-storey Temple Building at the corner of Bay and Richmond St. is dismantled piece by piece to make way for a new $20 million; 32-storey office complex. Behind it is the 33-storey Simpson Tower. Open in full size

The Tallest Building in the British Empire when it was built; back in 1895; the venerable 12-storey Temple Building at the corner of Bay and Richmond St. is dismantled piece by piece to make way for a new $20 million; 32-storey office complex. Behind it is the 33-storey Simpson Tower.

Picture, 1970, English

The Tallest Building in the British Empire when it was built; back in 1895; the venerable 12-storey Temple Building at the corner of Bay and Richmond St. is dismantled piece by piece to make way for a new $20 million; 32-storey office complex. Behind it is the 33-storey Simpson Tower.

Picture, 1970, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Buildings - Temple Building

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0110636f