Gooderham Building

Type: Architecture, Attractions, Historic Sites, Sightseeing

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This narrow downtown structure was the first example of a flatiron-style building in North America, and is referred to locally as simply "the flatiron building." It was built in 1891 by the Gooderham...  Read More


  • Historic Sites: "Be sure to spend a few minutes looking at the mural painted on the flatiron building's back wall. Created in 1980 by artist Derek Besant, the mural is a mirror image of the building across the street, and uses a trompe l'oeil effect to make it appear as if the flatiron building has more windows than it actually does."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: This red brick building is one of Toronto's most photographed landmarks for a reason.

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