NATIVE CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES BUILDING CONNECTS THE CITY WITH NATURE

NATIVEBLDG1From the outside, it’s just another 1980’s-era office building.  But inside, Levitt Goodman Architects have created a welcoming oasis for urban aboriginals in the heart of TORONTO.  From its lush rooftop garden on down, the Native Child and Family Services project, 30 College Street, combines family, mental health and social services within a friendly natural environment.

NATIVEBLDG3There are teaching hills; plantings of sweet grass, tobacco, corn and squash; an aboriginal artists studio; and space for assemblies of all kinds.  <PHOTOS – Ben Rahn/A-Frame Inc. & Jesse Colin Jackson>

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