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1920: Rosebrugh Building

The newly completed Electrical Building, 1921

University of Toronto Archives, A1965-0004/020 (20.6)


Address: 164 College Street

Architect: Darling and Pearson

Date Opened: 1920

Previous Names: Electrical Building

Enrollment at the University of Toronto increased following WWI and many students were eager to pursue courses in electrical engineering. In 1919, the Ontario Government agreed to contribute $350,000 towards the quick construction of a new building. The new building was designed by Darling and Pearson and construction began immediately. The Electrical Building opened in 1920. [2]

1920: Rosebrugh Building