Finnish Labour Temple / Hoito Restaurant (~1922)


Description
Creator:
Royal Studios
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A photograph of the Finnish Labour Temple as it looked in the 1920's. The Finnish Labour Temple on Bay Street was built in 1910. It was truly a multi-purpose building, from its very beginnings. The building was utilized by labour groups, a Finnish publishing company, a gymnastic club, drama groups and a restaurant. The Hoito restaurant came into being in this building in 1918. Since that time it has established a reputation for excellent service and simple, inexpensive meals. It has been written up in Canadian Living, Canadian Geographic magazines and in the book, ' Savor Superior' a guide to dining around Lake Superior.

Notes:
Finnish Labour Temple, Bay Street, Finlandia Club, Finn Hall, Hoito, Finnish, buildings, tower, pillars, automobile, Vapaus, Port Arthur, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Date of Original:
circa 1922
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
TBPL uncatalogued
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.4001 Longitude: -89.31683
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Brodie Resource Library

216 South Brodie Street

Thunder Bay, ON

P7E 1C2

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Finnish Labour Temple / Hoito Restaurant (~1922)


A photograph of the Finnish Labour Temple as it looked in the 1920's. The Finnish Labour Temple on Bay Street was built in 1910. It was truly a multi-purpose building, from its very beginnings. The building was utilized by labour groups, a Finnish publishing company, a gymnastic club, drama groups and a restaurant. The Hoito restaurant came into being in this building in 1918. Since that time it has established a reputation for excellent service and simple, inexpensive meals. It has been written up in Canadian Living, Canadian Geographic magazines and in the book, ' Savor Superior' a guide to dining around Lake Superior.