Osgoode Hall is a heritage building located at
130 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario. This
historic site is the focus for legal activity in
Ontario and has garnered attention for over
170 years. Osgoode Hall occupies six acres and
was acquired by the Law Society of Upper
Canada in 1829. The name Osgoode Hall
honours William Osgoode the first Chief
Justice of the province. Osgoode Hall
withstood more than ten major restorations.
The front facade maintained its
originality and is basically unaltered
to reflect the 1860 design.
The interior of Osgoode Hall possesses unique
architectural achievements. The heritage
courtrooms are from the late 1800's.
Convocation Hall boasts ten gorgeous
stained glass heraldic windows covering
4,000 years of law. The Great Library
touted as the most beautiful room in
Canada has an intricate ceiling, cork
floors and triple cube design. The
rotunda is spectacular from the original
tiling on the floor to the elegant arched
pillars surrounded by elaborate oil
paintings of former Chief Justices of
Since 1840 Osgoode Hall has been co-owned
by the Ontario Government and the Law
Society. The Court of Appeal for Ontario,
the Superior Court Of Justice and the
Law Society of Upper Canada currently
reside at Osgoode Hall.
Osgoode Hall Dining Room: The Osgoode
Hall restaurant is located in Osgoode Hall at
130 Queen Street West. Please Click Here to
learn more and book your reservation today.