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New City Hall

100 Queen Street West
Toronto ON Canada

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1961
  Finished1965
Floor Count27
Basement Floors3
Floor Area75,890 m²
Building Uses
 - city hall
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - dome
 - pole
Architectural Style
 - international
Materials
 - glass
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof327 ft
Shorter tower (roof)261 ft
The shorter tower has 20 floors

Description
Architect: Viljo Revell and Associates
General Contractor: Anglin-Norcross Limited

• The building cost $31 Million Canadian (In 1965 Dollars)

• This design was the result of an international design competition, with over 500 entries

• A new city hall was built because the old one was too small

• The circular dome in the middle is the council chamber

• The taller tower is known as the East Tower, and the shorter one is known as the West Tower

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