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Old Posted Feb 22, 2015, 4:48 PM
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Your city hall

What does the town/city hall of the place you live in look like?

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Our City Hall is not-so-affectionately known as the Bunker. I actually quite like the interior; it's a nice contrast from the rest of the city:



But the exterior is... what? They even cheaped out on the skywalk.







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Old Posted Feb 22, 2015, 5:16 PM
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^so sad they got rid of the old one, I guess it had become too small. The new one doesn't look very good IMO...
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^so sad they got rid of the old one, I guess it had become too small. The new one doesn't look very good IMO...
Actually, the old Calgary city hall is still there and still in use.
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Basically if you took London's city hall and pushed down on it, making it spread out a bit and gave it a much bigger forecourt, you get Hamilton's (well ok, not a great comparison but they both have the council chambers on stilts in front thing):

(archiseek.com entry on hamilton city hall)

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She's nothing compared to old city hall though:

(hamiltonpostcards.com)
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Since Vancouver has already been done, here's one of Halifax's city hall:


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From the street:


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Old Posted Feb 22, 2015, 6:06 PM
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Actually, the old Calgary city hall is still there and still in use.
I know it's still there, it's in the foreground of the picture Chad posted. Good to know it's still in use.
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A few from around London

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Our Confederation Building was based on Vancouver's City Hall. If only ours was half as good looking... I love that building, and generally don't appreciate that sort of style.

I love Stratford's too.

Halifax's has one of the best settings.


Bing Bird's Eye View

It seems Edmonton's is well-placed as well:


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Stratford's is gorgeous
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Vancouver and Stratford are amazing.
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Saint John, recently reapainted to look like this



Saint John [Old, soon to be condos]



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Old Posted Feb 22, 2015, 7:03 PM
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Absolutely love Stratford's!

In my opinion, the most unique in Canada:



I used to dislike it... But it's unique architecture, it's presence, it's interaction with the public (Nathan Phillips Square) and the fact that it represents a symbol for TO (the city logo) make it special.
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