Our Shared History—
Historically Significant Space—
Union Station was designated a national historic site of Canada in 1975 because it is considered the finest example in Canada of the classical Beaux-Arts during an era of expanding national rail networks and vigorous urban growth. As such, the site is protected under a Heritage Easement Agreement that defines the design, intent and limitations on alterations that can be made to the Station. Federal approval is required for any alterations to Union Station (and the train sheds behind it) that would affect the historically or architecturally significant elements. As the owner of the building, the City of Toronto also has approval rights over alterations.
This month at Union our theme is Creativity, which obviously extends to getting creative in the kitchen, so we enlisted our friends at Union Chicken to give us advice on a brand new recipe. April is also a month of thinking ahead: spring is right around the corner,...read more
Spring is the season when creation begins. Flowers blooms, baby animals are born, the earth warms up, and many people begin to feel that sense of renewal and hope from the inside out. Exciting things start to happen in the spring. That’s why, this month, we arelooking at the Possibility of Renewal.read more
For so many of us, our morning is comprised of rituals and a commute. Union is a transit hub through which over 300 000 people flow daily – many in the morning, on their way to work. So we thought we talk about mornings: what routines we love and how to make your...read more