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Located on the corner of Queen and Broadview in Toronto, Ontario, the red-brick, Romanesque Revival-style structure has undergone numerous names since it was originally built in 1891. From its time serving as the headquarters for a soap factory, to the years it was infamously known as Jilly's Strip Club, this historic architectural landmark has now been revamped into the swanky Broadview Hotel.

Although it took several years of renovation, Toronto–based firm ERA Architects beautifully restored many of the building's existing exterior details, while the creative team at DesignAgency reimagined the interiors.

Modern home with Dining Room, Bar, Pendant Lighting, Travertine Floor, and Stools. The seventh floor is home to The Rooftop, a lounge, and bar set in a glass box adjoined with the buildings roof terrace and historic tower. Photo  of The Broadview HotelView Photos

The seventh floor is home to The Rooftop, a lounge, and bar set in a glass box adjoined with the buildings roof terrace and historic tower.

Modern home with Dining Room, Ceramic Tile Floor, Bench, Chair, Stools, Bar, Pendant Lighting, and Table. The light-filled café and bar were envisioned as a social hub for hotel guests as well as the surrounding community.

There's no doubt the teams had their work cut out for them, as the building had been steadily declining since the '70s. Yet, after looking to the building’s storied past and the neighborhood’s current youthful vibe for inspiration, they were able to create a new authentic atmosphere that simultaneously combines historic details with contemporary style.  Photo 2 of The Broadview HotelView Photos

The light-filled café and bar were envisioned as a social hub for hotel guests as well as the surrounding community.

There's no doubt the teams had their work cut out for them, as the building had been steadily declining since the '70s. Yet, after looking to the building’s storied past and the neighborhood’s current youthful vibe for inspiration, they were able to create a new authentic atmosphere that simultaneously combines historic details with contemporary style.

Modern home with Dining Room, Travertine Floor, Pendant Lighting, Bar, Chair, Bench, Table, Stools, and Ceramic Tile Floor. The ground-floor cafe features large street-facing windows and plenty of natural light.

"Through the transformation of the hotel, we embraced a building that had been unseen for a long time and made it visible with a layering of design elements inspired by its own history, " explains Matt Davis, co-founding partner at DesignAgency. Photo 3 of The Broadview HotelView Photos

The ground-floor cafe features large street-facing windows and plenty of natural light.

"Through the transformation of the hotel, we embraced a building that had been unseen for a long time and made it visible with a layering of design elements inspired by its own history, " explains Matt Davis, co-founding partner at DesignAgency.

Modern home with Dining Room, Accent Lighting, Bar, Pendant Lighting, Ceramic Tile Floor, Stools, Chair, Ceiling Lighting, and Table. The Broadview café and bar were envisioned as a social hub for hotel guests as well as the surrounding community. Photo 4 of The Broadview HotelView Photos

The Broadview café and bar were envisioned as a social hub for hotel guests as well as the surrounding community.

Modern home with Hallway and Travertine Floor. The lobby is a vibrant mix of gold and granite with deep green leather vintage seating. Photo 5 of The Broadview HotelView Photos

The lobby is a vibrant mix of gold and granite with deep green leather vintage seating.

Modern home with Hallway and Travertine Floor. Vintage details like this antique phone herald back to the building's past. Photo 6 of The Broadview HotelView Photos

Vintage details like this antique phone herald back to the building's past.

Modern home with Bedroom, Chair, Pendant Lighting, Bed, Night Stands, and Dark Hardwood Floor. Deep dark red velvet floor-to-ceiling curtains paired against bronze lighting and dark wood floors define the vintage vibe in the guest rooms. Photo 7 of The Broadview HotelView Photos

Deep dark red velvet floor-to-ceiling curtains paired against bronze lighting and dark wood floors define the vintage vibe in the guest rooms.

Modern home with Bedroom, Bed, Night Stands, and Dark Hardwood Floor. A detail of the patterned wallpaper in the bedroom, Photo 8 of The Broadview HotelView Photos

A detail of the patterned wallpaper in the bedroom,

Modern home with Dining Room, Table, Stools, Bar, Pendant Lighting, Chair, and Slate Floor. A glass volume inserted on the roof hosts the lounge and bar. Blue walls and brass pendant lighting in the bar area are juxtaposed against the bright and airy dining area. Photo 9 of The Broadview HotelView Photos

A glass volume inserted on the roof hosts the lounge and bar. Blue walls and brass pendant lighting in the bar area are juxtaposed against the bright and airy dining area.

Modern home with Dining Room, Chair, Slate Floor, and Table. The dining area enjoys panoramic elevated views of the city. Photo 10 of The Broadview HotelView Photos

The dining area enjoys panoramic elevated views of the city.

Modern home with Outdoor, Raised Planters, Large Patio, Porch, Deck, Rooftop, and Trees. The Rooftop restaurant and terrace—tucked away in the building’s historic tower. Photo 11 of The Broadview HotelView Photos

The Rooftop restaurant and terrace—tucked away in the building’s historic tower.

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  • ERA Architects
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  • DesignAgency
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  • Worker Bee Supply

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