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1909: Mechanical Engineering Building

Exterior of the Thermodynamics Building

The Thermodynamics Building, n.d.

University of Toronto Archives, A1965-0004/010 (E.6A.1)

Mechanical Engineering Building (Map)

Address: 5 King's College Road

Architect: Darling and Pearson (1909) with an addition by Allward and Gouinlock Architects (1948)

Date Completed: 1909

Previous Names: Thermodynamics Building, Hydraulics and Thermodynamics Building, Mechanical Building

Between 1900 and 1908, the number of engineering students at the University of Toronto more than tripled, creating a need for the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering to expand to support the growing student population. The Thermodynamics building opened in 1909. [2] [5]

1909: Mechanical Engineering Building