Friday, January 7, 2011

Doors Extraordinaire


These incredible steel doors are found on the Globe and Mail (Canada's largest national newspaper) building on Front St. Originally installed in 1937 at the King St offices, the doors were rescued when that building was demolished in 1974 and then placed at the new building. They are wonderful - such super Deco details!

10 comments:

Lúcia said...

These doors are so imponent!
Very appropriate for a big and powerful company.
Have a good weekend! ;-)

João de Sousa said...

No doubt, extraordinary ones!

EG Wow said...

I LOVE them!

Eyeliquor said...

Very Impressive!
Are these designed by Charles Comfort as well..?
I looked up an older post you did in december, last year! so to speak :)
Nice one Red Pat!
Have a great weekend!

Paul said...

Was great that these lovely old doors were rescued and live on in the new building. So often our shared history gets thrown out with the trash. Thanks for visiting my Leeds daily photo and your comments. Paul

Randy said...

Very impressive indeed. Love the art deco look.

Jack said...

Wow. Those are wonderful art deco doors. I'm glad they saved and redeployed them.

RedPat said...

Eyeliquor - I couldn't find any info on the designer - maybe because the original building is gone.

Steffe said...

Very impressive.

Linda said...

Superb. That era had such style.