Crews were called to fight a fire at a historic building on Edmonton’s Whyte Avenue on Friday night.
A spokesperson for Edmonton Fire Rescue Services told Global News they were alerted to the fire at 9:26 p.m. and crews arrived at the scene just four minutes later.Read More
For nearly 130 years, the Strathcona Hotel building has stood as a cornerstone of Whyte Avenue.
It recently closed and was sold to an Edmonton developer. Ivan Beljan with Beljan Development gave Global News a tour of the historic structure and spoke about plans for renewal for what he calls a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”Read More
For 127 years — apart from a decade-long dry period in the Prohibition Era when it was a Presbyterian girls’ college — Edmontonians have been rolling into the Strathcona Hotel for a glass of beer.Read More