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Catalog Number 2013.51.111
Object Name Transparency, Slide
Title Guelph City Hall
Year Range from 1990.0
Year Range to 2010.0
Photographer Dahms, Fred
Description Photograph of Guelph City Hall, taken from one corner of the building. Part of the sidewalk, as well as a parking sign, are visible directly in front of the building, and the space between the sidewalk and the facade is lined with red and white flowers. There are stairs leading down from the sidewalk to the front door, and the area in front of the facade. In addition to the front door, in an arched entryway, there are four arched windows on either side of the door, with stone detailing above them, and eight rectangular windows on the second storey. There is a small balcony made of stone and metal projecting from a centre door on the second storey, directly above the front door. All of the ground floor windows have flower boxes with overflowing red and green vegetation, while all of the second-storey windows have ornate black metal grills at their bases. The middle of each set of three windows on either side of the ground floor has a carved bull as the keystone to the arch. The centre of the building is topped by a shallow stone arch, and this entire section projects slightly from the rest of the building.
There are an additional seven windows visible on the side wall, which is considerably less ornate than the facade. Presumably, this wall has more windows, but they are obscured by the large shadow of a tree.
People Dahms, Fred
Search Terms Carden Street
City Hall
Subjects ARCHITECTURE
ARCHITECTURE - CITY HALL
ARCHITECTURE - DOWNTOWN GUELPH
ARCHITECTURE - PUBLIC EXTERIOR