Thursday Doors – April 13, 2017

“Veteran’s Memorial Building” - Unionville, Ontario

This week’s submission to Norm 2.0‘s Thursday Doors.

Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favourite door photos from around the world.

“Veteran’s Memorial Building” – Unionville, Ontario

In the small Ontario town of Unionville, well, not so small as Unionville is actually part of the city of Markham, sits this beautiful old building, which I thought was a church, until further inspection.

It’s now an audio/video store but the original doors are still there, so, whatever. In fact, I was going to go inside to check it out when I realized it was now retail space and quickly walked back out. Just too much of a contrast for me that day.

Unionville is a beautiful historic town, still quite well preserved among the high-tech landscape of surrounding Markham. The original buildings are quite well preserved but have mostly been converted into shops and restaurants. Have a quick Streetview tour, if you like.

iPhone 7 back camera @ 4.0mm
1/670sec;   f/1.8;   ISO 20

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13 thoughts on “Thursday Doors – April 13, 2017

  1. Joanne Sisco

    It’s so nice to encounter these old buildings with their lovely doors still intact. This one is a beauty, and her doors have the look of an old church.
    Unionville is such a pretty place. They’ve done a great job of preserving and re-purposing their old buildings.

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  2. J Walters

    Love Unionville, and this door is wonderful. I was thinking earlier this morning about the difference between Quebec church doors (ie Norm’s grand doors today http://bit.ly/2pd8TIp ) and the pretty but reserved churches of Ontario. This is the perfect example.

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