299 Queen Street West, also known as Bell Media Queen Street, is the headquarters of the television/radio broadcast hub of Bell Canada's media unit, Bell Media located at the intersection of Queen Street West and John Street in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. the building previously served as the headquarters of CTVglobemedia until Bell Canada acquired CTV in 2011 as well as CHUM Television, a division of CHUM Limited, until CTV acquired CHUM in 2007, and was once known as the CHUM-City Building.
With its 1913 neo-Gothic terra cotta façade, the building is designated as a heritage property by the City of Toronto's Heritage Preservation Services under the Ontario Heritage Act and has served as a broadcast facility since 1987.
Famous quotes containing the words queen, street and/or west:
“This queen will live. Nature awakes,
A warmth breathes out of her. She hath not been
Entranced above five hours. See how she gins
To blow into lifes flower again.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“The invention of photography provided a radically new picture-making processa process based not on synthesis but on selection. The difference was a basic one. Paintings were madeconstructed from a storehouse of traditional schemes and skills and attitudesbut photographs, as the man on the street put, were taken.”
—Jean Szarkowski (b. 1925)
“Many are concerned about the monuments of the West and the East,to know who built them. For my part, I should like to know who in those days did not build them,who were above such trifling.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)