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    Crown Trust Building

    200 Queens Ave, London, ON.
    architect(s):
    constructed: 1957
    heritage recognition:

    Architect:  Robert Buist for Watt and Tillman

    “This is our Modernist jewel.”

    Sandra Miller, Forest City Modern (as quoted in the Globe & Mail by Dave Leblanc, “London Modern, for your consideration,” May 1, 2014.

    With a distinctive period curtain wall of aluminum components, operable window assemblies, and green spandrel glass, the Crown Trust Building is featured in the “Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada” as an excellent example of a modern building envelope from the post-war era.

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    London Modern, for your consideration

    ‘This is the building that started it for me,” says librarian and architecture enthusiast Sandra Miller. “When I first moved to London I thought, ‘This is an interesting building, what’s the story?’” London City Hall is indeed interesting; it’s another example of the importance given to Canadian civic buildings in the Modernist period. Designed by award-winning, local architect […]

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