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Address: 100 Queen St. W. | (at Bay St.), Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N1, Canada
Phone Number: 416-392-9111
Activities: Ice skating
Description: Designed by a famous Finnish architect, this modern building is home to...
Designed by a famous Finnish architect, this modern building is home to the Toronto City Council.
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Of course, the New City Hall is not exactly new. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of its inauguration this year. But it is an impressive design and structure. And the result of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Of course, the New City Hall is not exactly new. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of its inauguration this year. But it is an impressive design and structure. And the result of a process (an international competition) which I don't see happening so much these days. No selfies taken. No photo taken. Just gazing at the design and implementation. Nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great for photos, and right next to Nathan Phillips Square, so it makes a central meeting place as well.

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Mississauga, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I used to love the design of this city hall. It was so sleek and different looking. Located right across the street from the old city hall, this was considered an architectural marvel. However, the aging process is a lot harsher looking on this sixties look than the stately older version. I guess I like the old classical look more.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

While the design of this building is different and quite nice, I do prefer the old better. But I like the contrast of having them both close by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Very nice building city hall has inside and out, been there few times the surroundings is very nice as well.

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

When built in 1965, New City Hall was so futuristic-looking, it was featured in an episode of Star Trek: The Original Series. The centre rotunda where the council chamber is located, looks like an alien space ship (UFO). It's definitely worth a short stop while visiting downtown Toronto.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Never been a big fan of the concrete buildings. I think that its just another onen of those buildings that someone thought lets put it in two halfs and it will look great. The inside is like any standard Gov office and nothing special. Too much concrete simple as that. It will never last as long as the Old Town... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The whole square, plus architecture, pond and buildings iare pretty impressive. A very strong focal point of the city. What I found interesting, and limiting is that the curved building only has windows facing the center. I guess the architect wants everybody looking towards the square, but that means that the entire outer offices can't enjoy the beautiful view. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They are filming a movie at Nathan Philips Square at City Hall, Toronto today - lots of fun!! This is a great place!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Hello Travellers, every city has it's public square. New City Hall or it's true name, Nathan Phillips Square is Toronto's number one public square. Presently under construction, the Square is 50 years old in 2015. You can definitely notice by the old concrete footpaths and concrete upper deck walkways. A nice piece of modern life is the green roof on... More 

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Address: 100 Queen St. W. | (at Bay St.), Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N1, Canada
Phone Number: 416-392-9111
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