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Casa Loma (translated from Spanish – “Hill House”) is a mansion and garden in Gothic Revival style in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, now a museum and landmark of the historic house. It was built between 1911 and 1914 as a residence for Sir Henry Pellatt, the financier. The architect had been E. J. Lennox, who created several other landmarks in the town. Casa Loma is situated above sea level at an altitude of 140 meters (460 ft). Casa Loma was a famous filming place for films and television due to its distinctive architectural character in Toronto.
It has served as a location for movies such as X-Men, Strange Brew, Chicago, The Tuxedo, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Warehouse 13, Crimson Peak, Descendants, Twitches, Twitches Too, The Pacifier, and Titans where it stands in for Wayne Manor.
Casa Loma has nearly 98 rooms, many of which represent the Edwardian era and are elaborately decorated with authentic period furnishings and antiques.
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Interesting facts about Casa Loma
Here are some interesting facts about this unique landmark:
- The original value of the house, together with furnishing, adjusted for inflation, today would be 150 million dollars.
- When it was built in 1914, the house had its own telephone exchange with 53 telephone numbers.
- The entire castle has surface of about 180,000 sq. ft.