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Address: 299 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2Z5, Canada
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+1 416-591-5757

Unusual, cutting-edge TV station with 100 fixed, remote control cameras...

Unusual, cutting-edge TV station with 100 fixed, remote control cameras located throughout the city.

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This is an interesting building wrecked by CITY TV. It should be seen as you walk along Queen Atreet, but not worth a stop

Reviewed 8 July 2015
Michael M
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

Never been here but sure loved the 1050 CHUM station. It is still around today after 50 years or more playing great music.

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is an interesting building wrecked by CITY TV. It should be seen as you walk along Queen Atreet, but not worth a stop

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Reviewed 28 November 2012

There once was a building, at 299 Queen Street West in Toronto, which housed Ryerson Press, and a TD Bank. In 1985, it was purchased by CHUM Media, and it was converted into a TV studio for CityTV (local Toronto TV station), and about 15 other cable TV specialty stations which were owned by CHUM. After the renovations were completed,... More 

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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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