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TORONTO'S THEATRE BLOCK: An Architectural History by  Paul Dilse - Paperback - First Printing - 1989 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and Biblio.com

TORONTO'S THEATRE BLOCK: An Architectural History

by Dilse, Paul

Condition: Very Good


Toronto: Toronto Region Architectural Conservancy, 1989. (v) 72 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers; the cover features Massey Hall circa 1921. Light wear on the corners; previous owner's name inside; no other interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Introduction: Block Location; Topography; Origin of Perimeter Streets; Reasons for Study. An Architectural History of the Theatre Block: Early Development 1813 - 1850; A Mixture of Land Uses 1850 - 1870; Two Halls - Early 1870s; The Green Bush Hotel Expands - 1875; Late Victorian Building 1885 - 1900; A Mammoth Store 1903; Redevelopment and Edwardian Amusements 1900 - 1922; Stasis 1923 - 1954; Traces of Modernism 1955 - 1970; The 1970s; The Theatre Block Concept - The 1980s; and I Like the Truthful Manner; followed by an appendix: The Design and Construction of Massey Hall; Listed and Designated Buildings; Index to Architects; Index to Illustrations; and Endnotes.. First Printing. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.
  • Bookseller: W. Fraser Sandercombe CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 206431
  • Title: TORONTO'S THEATRE BLOCK: An Architectural History
  • Author: Dilse, Paul
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First Printing
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Toronto Region Architectural Conservancy
  • Place: Toronto
  • Date published: 1989
  • Keywords: canadiana; canadian author; ephemera; local history;
  • Bookseller catalogs: History - Canada;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Canada / General;
  • Size: 4to


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