University of Toronto
The University of Toronto grounds offer an abundance of Romanesque and Gothic Revival architecture in pleasant surroundings
The University of Toronto's St. George campus is located in downtown Toronto just south of the trendy neighbourhood of Yorkville. Here you will discover an abundance of historic architecture amongst pleasant green spaces. The site covers a total area of 176 acres and surrounds Queens Park and the Ontario Legislative Building.
The buildings populating the central and eastern area of the campus are of Romanesque and Gothic Revival architecture and were constructed between 1857 and 1929. The University College building dating from 1857 features a mixture of Richardsonian Romanesque and Norman architecture and was designated as a National Historic Site of Canada in 1968. Another prominent structure is the Soldiers Tower rising 143 feet above the campus grounds. It's arches have been etched with the names of members of the university who lost their lives during the two World Wars. There are many, many examples of historic architecture for visitors to enjoy throughout the campus. If you have any interest in old buildings and architecture, you will definitely want to spend some time exploring this area.
For more information see the Official Website: University of Toronto.