Heaslip House

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Heaslip House

Heaslip House is located at 297 Victoria Street, Toronto. It is home to The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University. A new 7 storey addition, designed by Rounthwaite Dick & Hadley Architects, opened in the fall of 2005. It incorporates the facade of the O’Keefe House, a four storey building which was designed by Toronto architect Alfred H. Chapman in 1938-1939 for tycoon E.P. Taylor's Canadian Breweries Limited's head office.

The building was named for Bill and Nona (Macdonald) Heaslip. The Continuing Education School is named for Jamaican-Chinese Canadian Raymond Chang, founder of CI Financial.

The building is made mostly of glass panels and copper sheets. The older buildings façade was built of limestone cladding. On this façade are elaborate carvings located above the entrance with the revolving door. The building is cantilevered over the Devonian Square reflecting pond which becomes a skating rink for recreational use in winter.

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Coordinates: 43°39′32″N 79°22′52″W / 43.658939°N 79.381027°W / 43.658939; -79.381027