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.

**All historical images featured on this page are sourced from the City of Toronto Archives.

What’s on: April

What’s on: April

It's officially Spring! As the earth is renewing itself, we are also thinking of the possibilities of renewal here at Union Station this month. Exciting things start to happen this season and you can feel the familiar buzz of the city come back to life as more of us...

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In Conversation with James Rutherford, DIALOG

In Conversation with James Rutherford, DIALOG

Throughout April, Union is looking at the possibilities of renewal across the station and this month we had the opportunity to talk with James Rutherford, Project Manager at DIALOG, the lead design firm, for the Union Station retail development project. Union: What do...

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Station Signals: Imagination

Station Signals: Imagination

Happy Holidays! As we close 2018, our team is looking at the Possibility of Imagination and that sense of wonder that feels so much a part of the spirit of the season. Imagination was really with us all year as we explored the possibilities for Union each month. As...

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