Few pics from the fire that occurred on this site today. Toronto fire says the block that went up was still under construction and thankfully no occupants.
The realignment serves no purpose, other than opening up park space for development. So many other plots along Kingston that would be far more worthy of redevelopment.
The city should be ashamed if they even consider this for more than a second.
Very little online, except for this one NY Times article that talks about the financial fall out when the deal got canceled.
But without firing up the old microfiche machine - I’m leaving the rest to bar room...
You stumbled upon a unique piece of automotive Canadian history. The famous 1981 Canadian built "Iraqibu". GM had a contract in 1981 to build 25000 Chevy Mailbu's taxi's for Iraq. because of sanctions the production was done in Oshawa, and the cars shipped from the port of Halifax... things...
Interesting article on why the former building was knocked down... Looking at a 2007 Streetview you can see the two main floor units were occupied by same tavern. I bet someone though...
Sadly I have to say this bridge is not heated - I cross it daily... no forced air ducts, no overhead radiant and no in floor.... I really wish it was heated - they could have easily installed overhead NG radiant heaters in the ticket vending area.