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TORONTO: AN HISTORICAL SKETCH

 

towers, and the Biological, to the south of the Library; the School of Practical Science built of red brick, and the Thermo-dynamic building with its tall double chimney, to the south of the lawn; and the splendidly equipped Physics and Chemistry buildings, south of the Convocation Hall. On the corner of College Street is the department of Mineralogy and Geology in a building worthy of the important part which these sciences have borne, and are destined to bear in the development of Toronto, Ontario and the Dominion. Between the Mineralogy and the Thermo-dynamics buildings is the practical laboratory for mining and assaying. Farther east is the bureau of the Students' Y.M.C.A., soon to be removed to the magnificent Hart Hall now in course of erection to the north-east of University College at a cost of $1,100,000, the gift of the Hart Massey family. This vast structure will house with unparalleled completeness the various non-academic activities of student life : physical, literary, histrionic, and religious. Still more opulent in its appointments is the department of Household Science, situated on the corner of Avenue Road and Bloor Street, in a building as beautiful in its external architecture as it is complete in its internal arrangements. Mrs. Massey-Treble, who has fitted this golden slipper on the Cinderella of the sciences, is likewise endowing the department in a manner consistent with its home and the new dignity she has conferred upon it. To the south of this building lies the complex of Victoria College, the Methodist member of Confederation. The newest of

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