What's the Future Ever Done for Me?

Queen and John

299_Queen_Street_West_in_1919The five-storey building was originally constructed as the headquarters of the Methodist Church of Canada in 1913 by Burke, Horwood and White.The building was purchased by CHUM in 1985, and was re-opened in May 1987 as the new headquarters for the company and its various outlets, including Citytv Toronto (which was previously located at 99 Queen St. East).

2 responses

  1. sonyxmax

    And a magnificent building it is. I have a photographer friend who kept a studio in there in the early 80s. I imagine there were some interesting tenants back then. Great historical photo – love the blurry walker in the centre foreground.

    November 24, 2016 at 6:25 am

  2. Yeah, there were lots of smaller companies working out of that building back then. We used to get demo tapes duplicated there at Accu-Dub.

    November 24, 2016 at 6:30 am

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