A view of the world since 2006 from north of the 49th Parallel.
Monday, January 03, 2011
Massive fire at Yonge and Gould
A massive fire destroyed an abandoned historic building in downtown Toronto Monday morning. It took 125 firefighters to put out the six-alarm blaze. The heritage building was built in 1988 1888 and stood on the edge of the Ryerson campus. It spent much of its life as a hotel before being converted to housing,offices and street-front businesses back in the late 1970s. Ryerson University has cancelled all classes and was closed for the day.