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.