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The Guild Inn Gardens (Scarborough)

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Art comes naturally

We usually walk by Toronto's architectural details without noticing them but here, in the natural setting, they regain all their beauty. It is almost poetic, these wall fragments amidst the forest. One could imagine the ruins of an ancient civilization. Among other things, you can admire fragments of the Imperial Bank of Canada built in 1928, and the Toronto Star Building, erected in 1929. You can see animal bas-relief panels, angel panels, lion's head keystone, column fragments, archways, bear sculpture and more, spread all around the outdoor site. The piece de resistance is what used to be the central entrance to the Bank of Toronto build in 1912. It really looks like an impressive Greek Theatre (totally irresistible for your performers).

See my Toronto Fun Places blog posted on November 12, 2012 on my last visit to the Guild Inn.

Nice contrast between the sculptures and the natural setting

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