Toronto Buildings & Towers
This celebrated architectural triumph boasts attractions, shopping and dining along with a spectacular view, including the spellbinding glass floor. The CN Tower rises at 553.33m (1,815 ft., 5 in) and is the gateway to Toronto’s entertainment district.
Positioned in the fast-paced Financial District, Brookfield Place spans from Bay Street to Yonge Street. The 5.5-acre site consists of two marvelous towers connected by a five-story sparkling glass atrium, as well as twelve 19th century buildings. Prestigious legal and business firms, retail stores, award winning restaurants and the Hockey Hall of Fame comprise the site. Brookfield Place is conveniently connected to the underground PATH system and is in close proximity to many fine hotels and interesting attractions.
Discover the history of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation since its inception in 1936 at this small yet fascinating interactive museum. Enjoy CBC archival audio and video displays, a sound effects exhibition, broadcasting equipment and more.
The Canadian Broadcasting Centre (CBC) is a 10-storey, 1.7 million sq. ft. building planted in Toronto's city centre and is one of the largest broadcasting and production houses in North America. This broadcasting centre uses advance technology to produce a series of television and radio programming. The entire complex rests on over 3,000 rubber pads to assure isolation from vibrations travelling through the ground. Tours are available and include a stop in the CBC Museum, where visitors can learn about the history of Canadian broadcasting.
This popular attraction is home to flagship stations CTV, MuchMusic and Bravo. Located in a grand restored early century building on busy Queen Street West, the building is a hub of activity. This is also the location for Speakers Corner, a 24-hour video soapbox.
The Ontario Legislative Building is one of Ontario's oldest government buildings. Construction of this sandstone structure began in 1886 and was completed in 1892. Exhibits from community museums across Ontario line the first floor hallways of the building, showcasing the province's history. Free guided tours available.
This venue is the focal point of the Chinese community in Toronto. The cultural centre hosts regular events, and has a library and resource centre, a gallery of Chinese art work and an arts and crafts studio. One of the main attractions here is the Chinese Tea House.