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Casa Loma


  1. Casa Loma is a Gothic Revival style house and gardens in midtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that is now a museum and landmark. It was originally a residence for financier Sir Henry Mill Pellatt. Casa Loma was constructed over a three-year period from 1911–1914. The architect of the mansion was E. J. Lennox, who was also responsible for the designs of several other city landmarks.
  2. Casa Loma is a neighbourhood in the city of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, and is named after the famous castle. It is bounded on the north by St. Clair Avenue West, on the east by Spadina Road, on the south by the CP railway tracks, and on the west by Bathurst Street. Transit access is provided by the TTC's St. Clair West station and 512 St. Clair streetcar route.
    • also known as Casa Loma - Neighbourhood, Canada; Casa Loma - Neighbourhood, Ontario
    • part of Ontario
  3. Casa Loma a.k.a. Casa Loma, California: Casa Loma is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Casa Loma is located 3.25 miles east of Dutch Flat. It lies at an elevation of 4032 feet.
  4. Casa Loma is a Venue, Building in Toronto.
  5. Casa Loma along with Loma Chiquita are private roads, in a rural area of Santa Clara County covering over 5,500 acres with an unofficial population of 175. Both names are marginalized with Loma Chiquita appearing in the US Geological Survey's National Geographic Names Database as feature ID 227487.

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Google previewOut West Magazine (1899)

the Casa Loma is a guarantee that visitors to Redlands can find everything to be desired in the way of hotel accommodation. Its location upon « promontory commands a grand panoramic view of the valley for miles in every direction. On top ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to Canada (2010)

by AnneLise Sorensen, Christian Williams

any other, Casa Loma is an enormous towered and turreted mansion built for Sir Henry Pellatt between 1911 and 1914. Every inch the self-made man, Pellatt made a fortune by pioneering the use of hydroelectricity, harnessing the power of ...

Google previewNorthrop Frye's Notebooks on Romance (2004)

by Northrop Frye, Michael Dolzani

Notebook 34 1 Casa Loma is a 98-room castle or palace atop a hill above downtown Toronto, "one wing of which is bastard French Renaissance and the other wing bastard Spanish Renaissance, like Siamese twins born out of wedlock ," as ...

Google previewThe 1910 Trip of the H.M.M.B.A. to California and the Pacific Coast (1911)

by George Wharton James

The Casa Loma is a purely California hotel both in style and surroundings. It was just completed when the H. M. M. B. A. visited California fourteen years ago, and Dan Richey's father was its owner and manager. Occupying rising ground from ...

Google previewJunkie Love (2013)

by Joe Clifford

The Casa Loma is a transient hotel, with brownish-red stains on the mattress and curtains ripped from old bed sheets tacked to the windows. It is one of the places we stay when we get enough money, when we are able to get out of someone ...

Google previewMark of the Moon (2017)

by Beth Dranoff

Casa Loma is a Toronto oddity.

Google previewAmerica's Music Makers (2011)

Big Bands & Ballrooms 1912-2011 by John Behrens

The name Casa Loma came after an opening night that never happened. A Google search shows that Casa Loma is a popular name for developers in Canada. In the pre- 1940s days, ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians (2016)

by Benjamin Franklin V

Boyd became a professional musician, playing initially with Glen Gray's Casa Loma band and then with Harry James.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Recorded Sound (2004)

by Frank Hoffmann

Among thefine Casa Loma vocalists were Kenny Sargent, Mildred Bailey, Connie Boswell, Ray Eberle, Lee Wiley,andPee WeeHunt (a trombonist who sang in lighter numbers). Theband was featured on the CamelCaravan andBurns and ...

Google previewThe Route 66 Encyclopedia (2012)

by Jim Hinckley, James Hinckley

This is in stark contrast to the 1940 AAA Directory of Motor Courts and Cottages that lists the Casa Loma Motel, Hollon Motel, Kail Court, Rio Grande Cottages, and Tom ...

Google previewMusic in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture by Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.

Meanwhile, McKinney's Cotton Pickers; Glen Gray's Casa Loma Orchestra; and groups led by Bennie Moten, Jean Goldkette, and especially Fletcher Henderson were cultivating a new approach to rhythm that would come to be known as ...

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