Address Parkwood Estate 270 Simcoe St N, Oshawa, ON L1G 4T5, Canada

Parkwood Estate Oshawa, or Parkwood Estate, was the home of Samuel McLaughlin, the founder of General Motors Canada.

Built in 1917 by the famous architectural firm of Darling and Pearson, the residence was home to the McLaughlin family from 1917 until 1972. The mansion is composed of 55 rooms spread over 1,400 m2 and 3 floors. The mansion is located in the middle of beautiful gardens, of English and European reference.
After the departure of the family, the government designated the estate as a National Historic Site in 1989, opening it to the public.
In addition to being the former home of the founder of General Motors Canada, the estate is also known for having hosted numerous film shoots. Productions of The Expanse, Star Trek and even X-Men have come to set their cameras.

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