Casa Loma

Casa Loma

Canada's Fairy-tale Castle and Its Owner, Sir Henry Pellatt

Book - 1998
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This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of Casa Loma, Toronto's most famous historic site, and its owner, Sir Henry Pellatt. Historian Bill Freeman tells the story of Pellatt's life and takes readers on a tour that covers every significant room in this dramatic hillside castle. The text is illustrated in full-color contemporary photos as well as fascinating archival material.
Publisher: Toronto : James Lorimer, c1998
ISBN: 9781550285956
Characteristics: 72 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Pietropaolo, Vincenzo


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Jul 31, 2018

If you ever plan to take a trip to Toronto as a tourist - You must make a definite point of seeing its truly elegant, fairy-tale palace, Casa Loma (English translation - House on the Hill).

Completed in 1914 - Casa Loma took 300 men 3 years to build at a whopping cost of $3.5 million.

This impressively illustrated book was beautifully compiled (with plenty of informative text) by noted Canadian historian, Bill Freeman.

This well-researched historical book tells you the whole story about Casa Loma. And, believe me - It is sure to fascinate one, and all, with its rich storytelling and awesome photographs.

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