Turnbull Elevator Ltd.




Toronto, Ontario, Canada


1966 (renamed to Dover-Turnbull) 1970s? (Dover-Turnbull defunct)

Turnbull Elevator Ltd. was an elevator company in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They installed elevators mainly in Canada, but also in the United States. Turnbull was bought out by Dover in 1966. After that, Turnbull was renamed Dover-Turnbull, and became a Dover elevator distributor. For a while, Dover-Turnbull still used the same parts Turnbull used before the buy out, although some later models were the same as the "Dover Classic", but were labelled as "Dover/Turnbull".

Notable installations


  • 600 Bay Street, Toronto, ON
  • 2745 and 2755 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON (modernized by Schindler)
  • 121 Richmond Street, Toronto, ON
  • Ryerson University, Toronto, ON
  • Wallberg Memorial Building, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • Toronto City Hall Parking Garage, Toronto, ON (modernized)
  • The Bay, Yorkdale Mall, Toronto, ON (modernized)
  • Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, ON
  • Donway Building, North York, ON (1957, modernized by ThyssenKrupp Northern)
  • Maplewoods Tower, Mississauga, ON (Modernized)
  • Leamington District Memorial Hospital, Leamington, ON
  • Chrysler Hall South, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON
  • 33 University Ave, Windsor, ON
  • The Wedgewood Hotel, Vancouver, BC
  • Best Western Ville Marie, Montreal, QC
  • Le 550 Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC
  • The Bay Parkade, Montreal, QC (1965)
  • 388 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB
  • Brandon Clinic, Brandon, MB
  • 210 Willet Street, Halifax, NS
  • Merrill Lynch Building, Halifax, NS
  • Mic Mac Mall, Dartmouth, NS
  • 45 and 47 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto.
  • The Bay - Queen Street, Toronto (modernized by KONE)
  • 1849 Yonge Street, Toronto (Modernized by ThyssenKrupp)
  • Sunnybrook Holland Orthopaedic & Arthritic Centre - Toronto (Modernized by KONE)
  • Ontario Government buildings (900 Bay St) and Queen's Park - Toronto, ON
  • Westin Nova Scotian (secondary/pool elevator) - Halifax, NS
  • 2180 Yonge St, Toronto
  • 123 Edward St, Toronto
  • 361 University Avenue, Toronto
  • Humber College North Campus (E building service elevator), Toronto
  • Banting Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • Best Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON (modernized)

United States

  • 62 South Ocean Ave, Patchogue, NY (1963)
  • 34 Cliff Street, New York, NY
  • 1035 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset, NY
  • 2171 Jericho Turnpike, Commack, NY
  • Flower Hill Office Building, Roslyn, NY
  • 80 Broadway, Hicksville, NY
  • Adams Hall, Hofstra University, Hemstead, NY
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