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Casa Loma: Residence or Attraction?

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About the “House on the Hill”

Casa Loma by paul bica
Casa Loma by paul bica

Casa Loma is a unique architectural jewel of Canada, and once the country’s largest private home. It took 300 men three years to build Casa Loma for Sir Henry Pellatt. He was able to move into the house in 1914, becoming the owner of the largest home in Canada. The design of the residence is the work of Edward James Lennox, the creator of such Toronto landmarks as the Athletic Club building, Old City Hall (now the provincial court house), the King Edward Hotel, the Bank of Toronto, the Toronto Power Generating Station, and Postal Station G.

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