Step through the impressive main entrance of the Kaufman Footwear factory, now Kaufman Lofts. Visit the lobby and former executive office. See original plaster ceilings, pendant lighting, woodwork, stone trim, flooring, fireplace and other original fixtures. Architect Albert Kahn pioneered a revolution in industrial building technology in structures like this, increasing window area, fireproofing and open space.
Contact info404 King Street West (enter at the corner of King Street West and Francis Street North)
Kitchener , Ontario
ArchitectureYear built: 1908, 1911, 1920, 1925, renovated 2005-06
Architect: Albert Kahn, Detroit (1908-25), Quadrangle Architects, Toronto (2005-06)
Dates/hours openSaturday September 21, 2019
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.