The Broadcast Centre Development, Toronto (1989)
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  • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

The Broadcast Centre Development, Toronto (1989)



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Extent and medium:
  • 322 drawings (including reprographic copies)
    5 paintings
    2 photographs
    1 model
Scope and content:
This project series documents the design of the Broadcast Centre Development on Front Street in Toronto in 1989. The office identified the project number as 8910.
This project, commissioned by Graywood Developments Ltd., consisted of a mixed-use development located on the property directly east of the new CBC headquarters. This project was also referred to as the CBC/Graywood Development in the documentation and was an entry for a site development competition. The project proposed a mixed low-rise and high-rise tower that would contain a hotel and condominiums. The hotel would comprise the first six floors, creating a base for the tower, which would hold residential properties above the eighth floor recreation centre. A triple-height club lounge was proposed at the 43rd floor, visually separating the lower tower from the penthouses above it. These penthouses would be set back from the levels below with a long, pointed tower extending above them to complete the top of the building. This project was never built.
The project is recorded through drawings, presentation paintings, a model and photographs of the model dating from 1988-1989. The drawings consist of site surveys, sketches, elevations, sections, plans, perspectives, axonometric drawings and presentation drawings
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Materials in this project series were compiled from multiple accessions and some were arranged by material type.

Toronto Ontario Canada


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