119 Brock Street South, 2013
Monty Roth, Photographer
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Digital Photograph of 119 Brock Street South.
119-121 Brock Street South were built in 1880 following the Great Fire of 1877 and known as the Glasgow Warehouse. The building was owned by R. and J. Campbell and they sold groceries in 119 and clothing in 121. They operated the store until 1892 when 119 was purchased by Matthias Collins of Collins Shoes. 121 became a furniture store owned by E.J. Johnston. He occupied the store from 1900 to 1904 at which point it was purchased by James Nicholson and Cephas Seldon of Nicholas and Seldon, furniture makers and undertakers. They were at this location until 1936.

This building was destroyed by fire on April 3, 2015 when a fire broke out in the basement of Jimmy O'Toole's Pub at 121 Brock Street South. Demolition of the building began on May 5, 2015.
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Pita Pit
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
Monty Roth
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Monty Roth
Whitby Public Library
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119 Brock Street South, 2013

Digital Photograph of 119 Brock Street South.