King Street perspective of Commerce Court West at night.
A night time view of the magnificent Urban Courtyard.
The Rotunda or pedestrian hub of the retail concourse area, connecting via escalator to the Ground Floor Lobby and lower concourse areas.
A view down one corridor of Commerce Court's retail concourse of shops and restaurants. The concourse forms part of downtown Toronto’s 11 kilometer PATH network, connecting tenants to transit and an array of shops and restaurants.
The Commerce Court West elevator lobby is an example of I.M. Pei's focus on functional beauty. Rich granite showcased at sharp, strong angles.
The design and simplicity of the glass and stainless steel desk against the granite backdrop creates a beautiful modernist meld and contrast.
Access to a utility room becomes much more with the effect of afternoon shadows and light.
A westerly perspective of Toronto's 6 block financial core overlooking the waterfront and Billy Bishop Airport (formerly Island Airport).
A close up view of the grand vaulted Banking Hall ceiling. Gold coffered with the perfect shade of blue, the design detail is exquisite and remains an architectural treasure.
The vaulted ceiling of the main Banking Hall was the grandest architectural statement in the Commonwealth when it was revealed in 1931. Gold coffered with imposing, majestic chandeliers, it remains one of Toronto's historical treasures.
Thu May 23, 2013