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The '''Kormann Hotel''' was a 3 storey brick building built on the southwest corner of [[Sherbourne Street, Toronto|Sherbourne]] and [[Queen Street, Toronto|Queen]] streets.  It was built in 1897, and was considered luxurious, when built.
The '''Kormann Hotel''' was a 3 storey brick building built on the southwest corner of [[Sherbourne Street, Toronto|Sherbourne]] and [[Queen Street, Toronto|Queen]] streets.  It was built in 1897, and was considered luxurious, when built.
By the 21st Century the building had been abandoned, and was considered an eyesore.<ref name=theglobeandmail2008-06-20/><ref name=theglobeandmail2010-10-29/>  The ''[[Globe and Mail]]'' wrote that, due to "crime and prostitution" the intersection where it was located was considered one of the least desirable in the city.


==References==
==References==

Revision as of 01:47, 18 May 2022

The corner of the Kormann House that faces the intersection has a distinctive notch cut out of it.

The Kormann Hotel was a 3 storey brick building built on the southwest corner of Sherbourne and Queen streets. It was built in 1897, and was considered luxurious, when built.

By the 21st Century the building had been abandoned, and was considered an eyesore.[1][2] The Globe and Mail wrote that, due to "crime and prostitution" the intersection where it was located was considered one of the least desirable in the city.

References

  1. Sydnia Yu. Historic hotel anchors stylish building, Globe and Mail, 2008-06-20. Retrieved on 2022-05-18. “For more than a century, the Kormann House Hotel has been situated across from Moss Park at Queen and Sherbourne streets, which - rife with crime and prostitution - is considered one of the least desirable corners in the downtown core.”
  2. Denise Balkissoon. The city's most notorious intersections are turning the corner, Globe and Mail, 2010-10-29. Retrieved on 2022-05-18. “What's changed: Here come the condos - the Brad Lamb-led Kormann House tower is going up to the southwest, facing The Modern to the east.”