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Wellington and Yonge

Videodrome (1983)
Exterior Civic TV
Wellington and Yonge

This row of commercial buildings at Yonge and Wellington are some of the only structures that were spared in The Great Toronto Fire of 1904. Cronenberg used the historic facades as the offices of Civic TV in Videodrome.

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The exterior of CIVIC-TV's office from Videodrome. The offices of CIVIC-TV, Max Renn’s (James Woods) television studio in Videodrome.

Videodrome, 1983
Courtesy of Universal Studios Licensing LLC
These building's at Yonge St. and Wellington St. served as the location for CIVIC-TV's offices in Videodrome. This present-day photo of some of Toronto’s oldest buildings on Yonge and Wellington served as the offices of CIVIC-TV in Videodrome.

Photographer: Geoffrey Gunn
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