Some of Toronto’s most ideal and iconic exterior building objects made in the Junction.

 

1972 MARQUEES & CANOPIES
RIVERDALE HOSPITAL,

Fabricated in the Junction by Canadian Rogers Eastern Ltd. The long time factory at 108 Vine avenue before closing in 2012.

Architects: Chapuan and Hurst, Toronto

Six stainless steel-trimmed “mushrooms,” varying in
diameter from 15 to 30 feet and from 8-6 to 13-6
in height, form a colonnaded walk to the main en-
trance of this hospital.

The stainless steel column covers were brake formed in two halves and welded together. The welds were ground and polished to match the original finish. A large stainless steel flange caps cach column.

 

Note: These objects were created for the 2nd Riverdale Hospitial it was torn down in 2013 and they were reinstalled  in the new Bridgepoint Active Health Care Centre.

 

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