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Bell Trinity Square

Bell Trinity Square is an office complex occupying part of the former site of the historic Eaton's Annex in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The name is a combination of: the name of original and now former occupant Bell Canada; the location of the site south of the Church of the Holy Trinity; and Trinity Square.

Bell Trinity Square
Bell Trinity Square Toronto.jpg
Bell Trinity Square as viewed from nearby Nathan Phillips Square
Bell Trinity Square is located in Toronto
Bell Trinity Square
Location of the building in Toronto
General information
StatusComplete
Architectural styleModernism
Location483 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 2E1
Coordinates43°39′12″N 79°22′56″W / 43.65333°N 79.38222°W / 43.65333; -79.38222Coordinates: 43°39′12″N 79°22′56″W / 43.65333°N 79.38222°W / 43.65333; -79.38222
Construction started1980 (1980)
Completed1983
Renovated2010
OwnerBTS Realty Limited Partnership
Height52.53 metres (172.34 ft)
Technical details
Floor count15
Floor area943,630 square feet (87,670 m2)
Lifts/elevators16 Passenger, 2 Service
Design and construction
ArchitectJohn B. Parkin
Renovating team
Awards and prizesLEED Gold
2011 Canadian Building of the year TOBY Award
Other information
Parking575 spaces underground
References
[1][2]

Built in from 1980 to 1983 and designed by architect John B. Parkin,[1] the post modern complex consists of 15 floor and 10 floor towers connected by a glass atrium. The building is connected to the Toronto PATH underground pedestrian network.

After renovations completed in 2010 which brought the building up to LEED Gold standards, the first retrofitted building in Toronto to achieve the standard, the site has been partially used by CIBC.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Bell Trinity Square at Emporis; accessed 15 April 2014.
  2. ^ a b "483 Bay St. - Bell Trinity Square". Northam Realty Advisors. Retrieved 15 April 2014.