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Crystal Ballroom King Eddy hotel’s crowning glory

In 1900 George Gooderham—the richest man in Toronto, founder of the Bank of Toronto, CEO of the Gooderham and Worts Distillery as well as builder of the famed Flatiron building at Church and Wellington—had a new idea. New: check out ...

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The Beatles put the King Eddy on the map in 1964

The first of three visits to Toronto by the Beatles in the 1960s lasted only a few short hours but their effect on our city lasted a lifetime and if you were hanging around the King Edward Hotel Sept. 7, ...

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