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is home to The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education
The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education is the school responsible for continuing education within Ryerson University in Toronto. is Canada’s foremost provider of university-based adult education, with approximately 70,000 enrollments each year...
. It opened in the fall of 2005 and is one of the newer buildings to join Ryerson University
Ryerson University is a public research university located in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its urban campus is adjacent to Yonge-Dundas Square located at the busiest intersection in Downtown Toronto. The majority of its buildings are in the blocks northeast of the square in Toronto's Garden...
. It is located at 297 Victoria Street, Toronto
Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the largest city in Canada. It is located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. A relatively modern city, Toronto's history dates back to the late-18th century, when its land was first purchased by the British monarchy from...
. Originally called the O’Keefe House, the four storey building was designed by Toronto architect Alfred H. Chapman in 1938-1939 for tycoon E.P. Taylor's Canadian Breweries Limited head office.
When it was acquired by Ryerson, it housed the school's radio station CRJT. The building was renamed for Bill and Nona (Macdonald) Heaslip. The Continuing Education School is named for Jamaica
Jamaica is an island nation of the Greater Antilles, in length, up to in width and 10,990 square kilometres in area. It is situated in the Caribbean Sea, about south of Cuba, and west of Hispaniola, the island harbouring the nation-states Haiti and the Dominican Republic...
Chinese civilization may refer to:* China for more general discussion of the country.* Chinese culture* Greater China, the transnational community of ethnic Chinese.* History of China* Sinosphere, the area historically affected by Chinese culture...
Canadian Raymond Chang, founder of CI Financial
CI Financial Corp. is a diversified wealth management firm headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and is one of Canada’s largest investment fund companies....
The new 7 storey addition is designed by Rounthwaite Dick & Hadley Architects.
The construction of the Heaslip House preserves the façade of the former O’Keefe Brewery allowing it to keep its historical significance.
The building is made mostly of glass panels and copper sheets. The older buildings façade was built of sandstone cladding. On this façade are elaborate carvings located above the entrance with the revolving door. The building stands seven storeys high and hangs over Lake Devonshire.During winter seasons the lake becomes a skating rink for recreational use by the general public and students. The building uses repetitive rectangular shapes on its facades and uses bold lines that give it a certain elegance and simplicity. It is a building that unites historical and contemporary architecture into one form.