THE 6 TOWERS OF THE TORONTO-DOMINION BANK SYMBOLIZE THIS CITY’S BUSINESS LEADERSHIP

The first tower went up a half-century ago, transforming TORONTO’s skyline from low-rise to high-rise. Renowned architect MIES VAN DER ROHE’s design (‘less is more’) set a new standard for the financial district and introduced the modern workplace to Canada.

The TD Bank Tower & the TD North Tower in the early 1970s. <photo – Cadillac Fairview>

Today there are six towers (5 are black), owned by Cadillac Fairview and the Ontario Pension Board. Over 20,000 people work in the complex, which includes a public plaza, Joe Fafard’s cow sculptures, a living green roof atop the banking pavilion, and 70 tenants.  Since 2009, the buildings have been undergoing a $250-million revitalization.

The TD Centre meticulously maintains the appearance of the iconic complex. <photo above – Tom Arban>

Today, the financial district’s skyline has grown up around the TD Centre.

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