Buildings play a big part in making a city what it is. When you think of New York, you think of the Empire State. When you think of Paris, you think of the Eiffel Tower. And when you think of Toronto, you probably think of the CN Tower.

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An iconic building such as the CN Tower just necessitates good-looking “companions", and Toronto certainly delivers. Like every major city, Toronto has a plethora of buildings with brilliant architectural design.

While I am in no way an expert in architecture, I find these buildings to be quite appealing to the eyes. Here are 25 of the most breathtaking buildings and structures in Toronto, in no particular order (some of these may still be in development):


Photo cred - Legislative Assembly of Ontario

1. New City Hall


Photo cred - Thomas

2. Old City Hall


Photo cred - Gehry Partners

3. Art Gallery of Ontario


Photo cred - Elliot Lewis

4. Royal Ontario Museum


5. Allan Lambert Hall (BCE Place Galleria)


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6. Scotia Plaza


7. MaRS Centre


8. Globe & Mail Centre


9. Ryerson Student Centre


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10. National Ballet Academy of Toronto


Photo cred - Carlos Osorio

11. River City Condo


Photo cred - thestar.com

12. Bridgepoint Hospital


13. Clear Spirit Condos


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14. St. James Cathedral


15. Scarborough Civic Centre


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16. The Gooderham Building


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17. Roy Thompson Hall


18. Commerce Court North


Photo cred - skyscrapercity.com

20. Ernst & Young Tower (current)


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21. 20 Prince Arthur


Photo cred - beintoronto.com

22. L Tower


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23. Union Station


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24. The Royal York


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25. Convocation Hall (UofT)


Honourary mentions: Ernst & Young Tower (in development), "Marilyn Monroe" buildings (Mississauga, not Toronto)

Do you agree with this list? Which buildings did I miss? Leave a comment below!

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