CVA Hot N6 – [Murray Hotel, 1119 Hornby Street]. ca 1925. W.J. Moore photo.
VPL 8987A Lobby of the Murray Hotel at 1119 Hornby Street 1928 Stuart Thomson photo.
Murray Hotel. ca2014. Author’s photo.
The Murray looks as though it was cut into four slices!
Yes… you’re right. It was, sort of. Although the slices didn’t go all the way through the ‘cake’. I believe this was a common practice when buildings of the Murray’s vintage were built — it was a way to get greater air circulation in a day before there was air conditioning, as I understand it.
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