Architectural Science Guide to Library Resources: Toronto Resources

Toronto Resources for Building Research

Toronto Research

Discover significant architectural landmarks and view pictures of old buildings, interactive maps, plans and historical newspaper collections. Download property data, building height, zoning shape files, contours and aerial photography.

Researching Historic Buildings in Toronto Neighbourhoods

Architects in Canada (Biographical Dictionary)

Digital Archive Toronto Maps 

Property Data Maps - City of Toronto (DWG & PDF Files)

GeoSpatial Datasets: Toronto

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals [Search Canadian Architect, Canadian Interiors, RAIC]

RAIC Journal 1924-1973 [Sexton Digital Initiative]

TOBuilt: A Database of Buildings in Toronto, Canada

Toronto Star Newspaper (1894-2012)

Globe & Mail Newspaper (1844-2011)

RULA Maps project is a collaboration between the Ryerson University Library & Archives, Department of Architectural Science, and the School of Interior Design. It showcases the architectural, and historical relevance through information and photos of various buildings.

Ryerson Campus Information Request Form