1880 O´Connor Drive 1880 O´Connor Drive Victoria Park Village, North York
The Roy Building
There is proposed redevelopment of the property by KARTELLE Corporation.
There used to be letters over the clock that read "The Roy Building."
Throughout the 1950s and 1960s the building was home to the Industrial Acceptance Corp. Ltd.
The owner, Steven Leyzac painted the building´s original glazed, turqoise brick with a thick paint to stop brick spalling and water penetration.
Video of Elevator Author - Elevators from Sweden Date - September 28, 2014 Notes - This is a video showing the operation of the elevator in 1880 O´Connor Drive. More information
Aerial Photo Author - Toronto Archives Date - 1953 Notes - The first aerial image of the building appears in the digital library of the Toronto Archives in 1953. Date used as estimated year of completion.
Turning the houses of industry into homes Author - Dave LeBlanc Date - May 28, 2008 Notes - "A gem that is currently occupied but underused, in my opinion, is the mid-century office building at 1880 O´Connor Dr. (at Victoria Park). I can remember when this building had a name - the Roy Building - emblazoned on the turquoise brick wall, and the More information
Video of Elevator Author - Elevators from Sweden Date - September 28, 2014 Notes - This is a video showing the operation of the elevator in 1880 O´Connor Drive.