VU Condominiums - Canada's First Post Office - Heritage Marker and Title Plaque

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Designer/Architect: Joanne Tod

Duration: Jul 2011 - Aug 2011

Scope: Soheil Mosun Limited was contracted to fabricate and install this custom stainless steel public art piece which serves as a heritage marker for Canada's First Post Office which once stood where the VU condominiums at 234 Adelaide Street West now are.

Highlights: The main piece of this public artwork is 30" high tapering to 8" high over a 12'-0" total length. The stainless steel panel is fabricated from 1/4" thick Alloy 316 with a horizontally brushed finish. Graphics are etched with a black infill. The main piece is projection mounted to an existing planter using galvanized steel support arms. The smaller title plaque is also Alloy 316 stainless steel with dimensions of 17" high x 21" wide x 1/4" thick and is pin mounted to the wall beneath the main piece showing the stamproll.