King Edward Hotel (King Eddie), Toronto, ON, Canada
|Photos||The Victoria Room at the King Edward Hotel|
George Gooderham, together with a consortium of investors, built the King Edward Hotel on King St, east of Yonge in Toronto. Rumour has it he intended to anchor the downtown to prevent it's spread further west.
|King Edward Hotel postcard|
Original building before later additions
|Map showing tunnel route from under the King Edward hotel|
|Tunnel entrance and beginning under the King Edward Hotel|
Although the tunnel was never completed it is true that the beginnings of a tunnel was dug from the king Eddie towards Union station.
|Documents||Spiffy King Edward cozies up to new lovers|
Article by Beverly Gray about restoration of the King Edward Hotel
|By Golly the old dowager looks good|
Article by John Brehl in Toronto Star about renovation of the King Edward Hotel
|Article about the history and renovation of the King Edward Hotel|
Toronto Calendar Magazine April 1981
|Histories||The History of The King Edward Hotel Blog|
May 11, 2013 marked the 110th anniversary of this magnificent hotel. George Gooderham was instrumental in financing the hotel. He wanted to anchor the downtown core as Toronto expanded west. This blog features some interesting history and stories about the hotel that is sure to be enjoyed. Categories include: architecture, artwork, celebrities, employees, history, hotel rooms & areas, postcards, stories
|Family Stories||1903 Tunnels Under the King Edward Hotel and Gooderham Building? |
Tunnels are rumoured to exist under the King Edward Hotel and Gooderham Building. True or false?
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