Steel and glass atrium in the works for Toronto Union station makeover

Date: 30 January 2012
The steel is rolling at Union Station, all 1,500 tonnes of it, and Toronto’s newest jewel in its skyline crown is about to start taking shape.

The oft-delayed revitalization of the station promises to be a world-class example of design and engineering when complete. The most spectacular component will be a massive 70,000-square-foot atrium of steel and glass 50 feet high over the train platforms.

Already observers are comparing it to classic Toronto structures like the CN Tower and the Rogers Centre.

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