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Ontario College of Art and Design

100 McCaul St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1W1, Canada
+1 416-977-6000
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A DEFINITE ATTRACTION WHEN IN THE AREA

My wife is a distinguished graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design so has taken many of... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2016
colonel77
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colonel77
Tabletop Building!

A different architecture with a checkered tabletop held by giant coloring pencils! It's an unusal... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2015
Blue-Designer
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Richmond Hill, Canada
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19 Jan 2016
“A DEFINITE ATTRACTION WHEN IN THE AREA”
11 Sep 2015
“Tabletop Building!”
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100 McCaul St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1W1, Canada
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

My wife is a distinguished graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design so has taken many of her friends and graphic design associates for tours through the property ... My mother was a student there before World War II and also frequented the...More

1  Thank colonel77
Reviewed 11 September 2015

A different architecture with a checkered tabletop held by giant coloring pencils! It's an unusal architecture but a must see in Toronto. You may even go inside and visit student galleries, some have great work on display.

1  Thank Blue-Designer
Reviewed 22 August 2015

One must give credit to whoever was the architect who can conceptualize such unorthodox and surreal extension of the original OCAD University building and indeed salute also to the College management for being bold enough to approve the plan or we would not have to...More

1  Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Characterised by its distinctive/controversial (you decide!) 'Table', which actually provides very welcome shade for lunching office workers and students, it's worth the short walk down McCaul Street from Dundas Street West and the Ontario Art Gallery to see it.

1  Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed 26 June 2015

This is certainly a building that you should walk around it and wonder who in the right or wrong mind designed this building. Basically, a dozen steel beams are painted and shaped like pencils, supporting a rectangular structure that become the 5th and 6th floors...More

1  Thank sun20
Reviewed 1 June 2015

The Ontario College of Art and Design has an interesting claim to fame - its design, especially it's roof. Worth visiting for that in itself.

1  Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 18 April 2015

If you have time when you are strolling in Toronto it is a great building to see, nothing much inside

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 14 January 2015

So if anybody tells you about this place the words "you can't miss it" will probably be used! my sister went here for a few years and on one visit I made a request we go up and check out the view from above.

1  Thank Pulp_Fishin
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

The concept of the building is great, I really like how and where the building is locating. But there have a little very little problem....some paints on the "leg" is tearing out..

1  Thank davidwong998
Reviewed 9 July 2012

The Alsop design is one of the most unique buildings in Canada (sometimes refered to by locals as the "Alien gas station". The space underneath has a different feel than most and a nice spot for hanging out, reading or catching a snack from the...More

5  Thank Colin F
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Chinatown
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
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