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SC Talk. Speaker: Mark Osbaldeston “Unbuilt University of Toronto and Queens Park”

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March 8, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

March 8, 2023

Speaker: Mark Osbaldeston

Title: “Unbuilt University of Toronto and Queens Park”

Introducer: Daphne Maurer

Abstract: Mark Osbaldeston will explore two centuries of never-realized building and planningproposals for Queen’s Park and the neighbouring University of Toronto campus.Using dozens of images drawn from provincial, municipal, and university archives(and expanding on his books Unbuilt Toronto and Unbuilt Toronto 2), Mark will discuss the fascinating origins and fates of Toronto landmarks that might have been.Bio: A graduate of U of T (SMC 9T0), Mark Osbaldeston has written three books on architectural and planning history:Unbuilt TorontoUnbuilt Toronto 2: More of the City that Might Have Been; and Unbuilt Hamilton. He has curated exhibitions based on his research at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto Archives, and the Art Gallery of Hamilton.

The link to register is https://forms.office.com/r/SUZQahk4bb
The deadline to register is the Monday before the event at noon. The Zoom link will be sent to registrants only.