Runnymede branch of the Toronto Public Library
Here you can see architectural elements inspired by Canada's First Nations traditions. On either side of the front door are totem poles featuring stylized ravens (top), bears (middle) and beavers (bottom).
Front door facing Bloor Street, Toronto
The building, designed in 1929, also features French Canadian influences, combining to create a unique "Canadian" flavour.
Second floor of the Runnymede branch
The steeply pitched roof is of black slate with bellcast eaves, a French tradition. The stonework is variegated, a combination of local red and yellow limestone.
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