CN Railways Master Plan, Toronto (1976)
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  • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

CN Railways Master Plan, Toronto (1976)


circa 1976-1978

Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 8 drawings (including 2 reprographic copies)
Scope and content:
This project series documents the master plan for the CN Railways properties in Toronto in 1976. The office identified the project number as 7615.
During this time, Parkin Architects Planners were developing a number of projects in downtown Toronto, in the CN Tower area. This project appears to consist of the master planning for a number of those projects, which were directly or closely associated with CN Railways due to their proximity to the train yards. The majority of drawings for this project show site plans of the area, which include buildings such as the Ontario Congress and Trade Centre, an office building at the corners of York and Front Streets, the CN Telecommunications building, and a pedestrian mall above Station Street. The pedestrian mall is the focus of sections and presentation drawings included in the materials. These include presentation boards of drawings of the pedestrian mall, which was connected to Union Station at the corners of Front and Bay Streets. These records date from1976 to around 1978. The drawings refer to the project as Walker House Hotel, a historic hotel located on the corners of Front and York Streets, which would be demolished in order to accommodate these projects.
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Materials in this project series have been arranged by material type.

Toronto Ontario Canada


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