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1880 O'Connor Drive

LAST UPDATE: May 31 2019

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Image courtesy of Steven Bodrug

Image courtesy of Steven Bodrug

AT RISK INFORMATION
At risk status:
This building is at risk

BUILDING INFORMATION
Name & Location
1880 O'Connor Drive
1880 O'Connor Drive
Victoria Village, North York

Owner:
KARTELLE Corporation

Occupant:
KARTELLE Corporation

OTHER IDENTIFICATION
Alternate names:
The Roy Building

Notes:

There is proposed redevelopment of the property by KARTELLE Corporation. There used to be letters over the clock that read "The Roy Building." Throughout the 1950s and 1960s the building was home to the Industrial Acceptance Corp. Ltd. The owner, Steven Leyzac painted the building´s original glazed, turqoise brick with a thick paint to stop brick spalling and water penetration.

Status:
Completed

Year Completed:
1953

Map:
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Companies:
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BUILDING DATA
Type:
Mid-rise

Current use:
Office

Heritage:
No heritage status

Main Style:

Sources:

Sources

  1. Video of Elevator
    Author - Elevators from Sweden
    Date - September 28, 2014
    Notes - This is a video showing the operation of the elevator in 1880 O´Connor Drive.
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  2. Aerial Photo
    Author - Toronto Archives
    Date - 1953
    Notes - The first aerial image of the building appears in the digital library of the Toronto Archives in 1953. Date used as estimated year of completion.

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  3. Turning the houses of industry into homes
    Author - Dave LeBlanc
    Date - May 28, 2008
    Notes - "A gem that is currently occupied but underused, in my opinion, is the mid-century office building at 1880 O´Connor Dr. (at Victoria Park). I can remember when this building had a name - the Roy Building - emblazoned on the turquoise brick wall, and the
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  4. Video of Elevator
    Author - Elevators from Sweden
    Date - September 28, 2014
    Notes - This is a video showing the operation of the elevator in 1880 O´Connor Drive.

    More information

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