Bank of Toronto - Rossland, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 49° 04.606 W 117° 47.890
11U E 441709 N 5436296
Quick Description: Rossland's Bank of Toronto is located downtown at 2105 Columbia Ave.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 12/18/2012 12:08:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMFYM4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
Views: 1

Long Description:
The “Stone” Block construction in 1896 was the first non-wood building erected in Rossland. The structure is easily recognized by its random rubble stone, plain pediment and cut stone quoins.

The Bank of Toronto conducted business within the new building. The Rossland Miner newspaper obtained the building after the bank closed. The building housed Penny’s Grocery Store in the 20’s. Steven’s restaurant in the 30’s and the C.S. Williams Clinic until 1967. It is currently occupied by Ross Vegas, a clothing and outdoors store.

This building is registered in the Rossland Heritage Register.
Type of Marker: Cultural

Type of Sign: Historic Site or Building Marker

Describe the parking that is available nearby: Street parking

What Agency placed the marker?: Rossland Heritage Commission

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