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When Star photographer Boris Spremo was at this construction site at Bay Wellington in 1962 (top photo); The Toronto Dominion Centre (circled pillar) was only beginning to reach for the sky. It was clearly outdistanced by (l-r) the old Toronto Star; Royal Trust and Bank of Nova Scotia buildings. Now; only the Bank of Nova Scotia building remains of the former big three; and the circled pillar is barely there in the lower photo. But it does serve to prop up the finished product. Open in full size

When Star photographer Boris Spremo was at this construction site at Bay Wellington in 1962 (top photo); The Toronto Dominion Centre (circled pillar) was only beginning to reach for the sky. It was clearly outdistanced by (l-r) the old Toronto Star; Royal Trust and Bank of Nova Scotia buildings. Now; only the Bank of Nova Scotia building remains of the former big three; and the circled pillar is barely there in the lower photo. But it does serve to prop up the finished product.

Picture, 1983, English

When Star photographer Boris Spremo was at this construction site at Bay Wellington in 1962 (top photo); The Toronto Dominion Centre (circled pillar) was only beginning to reach for the sky. It was clearly outdistanced by (l-r) the old Toronto Star; Royal Trust and Bank of Nova Scotia buildings. Now; only the Bank of Nova Scotia building remains of the former big three; and the circled pillar is barely there in the lower photo. But it does serve to prop up the finished product.

Picture, 1983, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Buildings - Toronto Dominion Centre - 1968

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0110727f