Monday, 23 December 2013

Roy Thomson Hall : Building and Location Information

Roy Thomson Hall
Building Name : Roy Thomson Hall

Located: 60 Simcoe Street

Building Type : Entertainment Venue

Building Status Completed

Year Completed : 1982

City : Toronto

Province / State: Ontario

Background Information:  This building is located in the Entertainment District section of Toronto. It was completed in the early 1980’s and is currently used as a concert and entertainment venue.  The nearest major intersection is King and Simcoe and it is also located nearby transit with the King West Streetcar as well as the subway at St. Andrew's Station a 1 minute walk in distance. The area is generally considered safe and has nearby city provided and community amenities. The building has a circular design with a diamond cut curtainwall cladding exterior and was designed by Arthur Erickson. It is a major tourist destination within Toronto. 

Other nearby Attractions in the Entertainment District Include the Princess of Wales Theatre, as well as the Royal Alexandra Theatre. The park that abuts the Roy Thomson Hall building is part of the Metro Hall Civic Centre complex which is located directly to the west of the building. 


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