Honest Eds History

Undated photo of Honest Ed's provided by Russell Lazar, the General Manager of Honest Ed's.

Taken just a year and a few weeks after the Great Toronto Fire of 1904, this dramatic shot of the fire at the Canadian Feather & Mattress Company on Melinda St. just east of Bay Street, illustrates the difficulty that the new taller buildings posed to firefighters. The relatively newly-developed elevator technology of the day allowed building to be built taller than ever before — far outstripping the fire department’s ability to propel water!

toronto Hoses tackle the devastating fire that levelled a large portion of the city's manufacturing district in Flames added for effect afterwards.

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The Golden Mile Plaza Eglington Ave East My first job instore Hunts bakery.

The Golden Mile Plaza Eglington Ave East Between Victoria Pk & Pharmacy Ave.

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