Today’s Daily Photo highlights a brutalist landmark on Toronto’s Jarvis Street. Opened in 1971 as the head offices of Sears Canada, the distinctive 10-storey design from architect Maxwell Miller takes on an inverted-pyramid shape. A few years ago, the building underwent a major $100 million modernization led by WZMH Architects, which improved the building’s energy efficiency while preserving its architectural appeal. A north-facing view of the building from Marcus Mitanis shows off 222 Jarvis’ daring massing and brown brick details.
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