Guelph City Hall

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Guelph City Hall
General information
Address 1 Carden Street
Guelph, Ontario
N1H 3A1
Coordinates 43°32′36″N 80°14′54″W / 43.54333°N 80.24833°W / 43.54333; -80.24833Coordinates: 43°32′36″N 80°14′54″W / 43.54333°N 80.24833°W / 43.54333; -80.24833
Construction started 2006
Completed 2009
Cost $42,890,635[1]
Design and construction
Architecture firm Moriyama & Teshima Architects

Guelph City Hall is the seat of local government in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Designed by Moriyama & Teshima Architects and completed in 2009, the new City Hall is located adjacent to the historic Old City Hall, which itself is now serving as a Provincial Offences Courthouse. Prior to the construction of the new City Hall, municipal departments had been spread across five different downtown locations.[2] The Guelph Memorial Gardens arena was demolished to make way for the new civic building.[3]

The City Hall was built to meet the LEED Silver standard set out by the Canada Green Building Council. As a result, operating costs are 30 to 40 percent lower than that of a similarly-sized typical office building.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Building by the Numbers". City of Guelph. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Service Guelph in City Hall". City of Guelph. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Jordan, Kevin. "Guelph Storm - Guelph Memorial Gardens". OHL Arena Guide. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 

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