Photographer's Note

This picture shows the top of a 34-story office building, built in 1930 as the headquarters of the Canadian Bank of Commerce. It was was the tallest building in the British Empire until 1962 and one of the most opulent corporate headquarters in Canada. Constructed in Romanesque Revival style, by Pearson and Darling, an architectural firm based in Toronto from 1897 through 1923, the designers of many landmark buildings in Canada. This building is famous for its 'Giants', the large stone faces shown here, there are 16 of them, they stare in all directions. The building is now part of a four tower complex, the Commerce Court, in the Financial District of Toronto.

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