Forget The CN Tower

 

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Someone visiting Toronto asks me about places of note. I like these and the ghosts of the dead people who were there. After Emma Goldman died at 295 Vaughan Rd. there was a service for her at the Jewish Community Centre which is now a Chinese Restaurant,  346 Spadina.

Glen Gould’s apartment 110 St. Clair Ave Westglen

Marilyn Kecskes was superintendent of 110 St. Clair Ave West. She described how she used to go to the roof of the building after she had finished her work and listen to him play all night long. She said, “He never knew I was up here or he would have been angry with me, but I had the moon and the stars and his music and there was nothing more beautiful

 

 

Varsity Stadium 299 Bloor St W though it has changed since the Rock N’ Roll show where John Lennon and Yoko Ono were recorded the record later called Live Peace but it’s still spooky to me when I look down that field I can imagine Little Richard blowing hippie minds or Yoko deconstructing them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One thought on “Forget The CN Tower

  1. Douglas Catty

    I know Marylin Keskecs son, he used to tell me similar stories… I was just thinking this, I guess it comes with age…

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