Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Big Chunks of Old Buildings

Public park, site of the Guild Inn, sprinkled with columned porticos and architectural artifacts rescued by Spencer Clark. As if his time machine was on the blink.

Guild Inn Gardens

Guildwood Parkway, Toronto, ON, Canada
Guild Inn Gardens. NE side of Toronto, along Lake Ontario.
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Big Chunks of Old Buildings

Sits atop the Scarborough Bluffs, which also provide a great vantage point to view Lake Ontario, around 250 feet below. Inn is closed for demolition (2012) but gardens remain open. Be careful and don't get too close to the edge of the bluffs.

[Travelling John, 09/10/2012]
Big Chunks of Old Buildings

When in Toronto, Canada, be sure to visit The Guild Inn. It is a gorgeous historic old Inn perched on the side of the Scarborough Bluffs overlooking Lake Ontario. It's a public park now. You can walk around the grounds and view all the incredible architectural artifacts that were rescued by Spencer Clark. It is truly breathtaking and surreal -- big chunks of old buildings just plunked down in a huge manicured garden.

[Trish Richardson, 06/19/1999]

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