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“Alien Spaceship”
Review of New City Hall

New City Hall
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Owner description: Designed by a famous Finnish architect, this modern building is home to the Toronto City Council.
Reviewed January 27, 2013

These are two largely unforgettable buildings surrounding a central dome, which some liken to an Alien Spaceship. And seeing as how some of Toronto's politicians are, it is likely that aliens landed here and took over the government. But anyways, compared to the old city hall, right next to this, the new city hall looks nothing special

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Reviewed January 21, 2013

Since the New City Hall and its complex is right across the street from the Old City Hall, it is easy to compare the two. The new building is not that attractive to me, but it is certainly of its time.

The plaza in front of the city hall needs some love. When we were there, there seemed to be some renovation work going on. One hopes that it can be spruced up a bit - it seems to be an active public gather space, which is great, but it has a bit of a feeling of urban blight right now. If they could fix that up, it might make the whole complex a little more appealing to my eyes.

Thank Charming_Karl
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Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

What to do on a cold winters night in the city, go ice skating at new city hall. They rent skates and play music! I sure the Christmas tree will be coming down soon.

Thank PeterBruceG
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Reviewed December 16, 2012 via mobile

These large buildings are just ugly and not fun to look at. The one nice thing was the ice skating rink in front of it. Youd be better off going across the street and looking at old city hall.

Thank Leo263
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Reviewed December 9, 2012

It's a nice design, not the best thing I've seen in Toronto. Inside it is quite nice. Give yourself a chance to poke around if you do come. I do love the fact that the pool doubles as an ice skating rink in winter. Genius idea.

Thank IOGWFH
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