This text is from the free Toronto in Time app, which was created by The Canadian Encyclopedia and is available from the App Store and the Google Play store. A designated Heritage property, the Gooderham Building is still used for office space, complete with a pub in the basement. house on the north-west corner of Trinity and Mill Streets. It’s home to one of Toronto’s oldest electric elevators; The design of Gooderham’s building was the inspiration for the famous Flatiron Building in New York City, built in in 1902; The Gooderham Building is currently being used for office space, complete with a pub in the basement. By using the Hotel Victoria Toronto website you consent to our, It’s home to one of Toronto’s oldest electric elevators, The design of Gooderham’s building was the inspiration for the famous Flatiron Building in New York City, built in in 1902. If one goes around to the back of this building one can see an interesting 3 interesting facts about the Gooderham Building. Visit its companion website, which is linked below, to explore all the features of the app online. the Gooderham building was designated a Historic site. In November of 1975 the Gooderham building was designated a Historic site. Marsh, James H.. "Toronto Feature: Gooderham Building". James’ eldest son, James Gooderham Worts, who inherited his fathers’ share of (The ‘Worts’ being for Anne Tippin took control and the Gooderham underwent a painstaking Or call . restoration. William Gooderham, took control of the factory and re- brother-in-law James Worts who had a bakery and mill at Parliament and Mill He died on May 1st 1905. It was built in 1891 to house offices belonging to the Gooderham family, who grew wealthy in the distilling and banking industries. William Gooderham, George’s father, came from Yorkshire in 1832, to help his We gratefully acknowledge funding from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and the Department of Canadian Heritage. In 1957 the Gooderham estate sold the Flatiron building. Associated with the famous Gooderham family and their distillery, this building’s history, like the family, dates back to the 19th century. As their fortunes This content is from a series created in partnership with Museum Services of the City of Toronto and Heritage Toronto. The red-brick Gooderham Building (commonly referred to as the "Flatiron Building") is a historic landmark of Toronto, Ontario, Canada located at 49 Wellington Street East.On the eastern edge of the city's Financial District (east of Yonge Street), it is in the St. Lawrence neighbourhood wedged between Front Street and Wellington Street, where they join up to form a triangular intersection. interesting people and buildings in old Toronto, see Bruce Bell’s History