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The Ellis Park House Defies That Little Foe Known as Gravity

By: Alex Scott - Published: • References: altius.net & contemporist
When I found out that the Ellis Park House was built in Toronto, Canada I was pretty pleased, but when I found out that this magnificent abode is built mere blocks from where I'm living now, I became ecstatic. I am always very excited to see home-grown architecture and design on such renowned websites.

Built on quite a steep hill, it looks as if the Ellis Park House is about to fold over like a pack of cards. On the contrary however, this home isn't going anywhere fast as a three story retaining wall was literally drilled in to the side of the hill to allow for maximum support. In terms of design, this place has a good blend of contemporary and classic, making it fit in quite well in an urban neighborhood while at the same time retaining some of that rustic cottage feel. Stats for Contorted Architecture Trending: Older & Warm
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