Demolition order is still posted on the Lyceum building. I wonder why? I thought the order has been rescinded.
Demolition order still posted in window of Lyceum Building. Has the order really been lifted or is the City of Thunder Bay still in the process of getting it lifted?
The City of Thunder Bay Admin is now presenting itself as the saviour of our historical buildings. Saving the Lyceum building from the wrecking ball which they themselves were forcing the building owner to use. (see here and here) So, atta boys/girls and high fives all around. Life is good. I wonder just what would […]
Mark Smith, the city manager of development services, explained the reports were not contradictory and that the building on Cumberland Street has just held up better than expected. “What (the first report) said, it was within a year that the building would have to be demolished,” Smith said Tuesday. “This second study really just […]
For almost one month, the City of Thunder Bay has required the owner of the Lyceum building to demolish the building immediately. The order is very specific and lists reasons why this action is necessary. Now…in one month, all this went away? Why? How can the first engineering report be so wrong? Previous posts here.
I could see this coming years ago (and here and here). Another example of Thunder Bay’s historical buildings disappearing due to neglect. Not caring. Not giving a damn. This is very sad and frustrating to no end. Places like the Lyceum are privately owned, which makes it difficult for the city to do anything about abandoned buildings […]
Mr. L. Hebert Councilor at Large, City of Thunder Bay, I am writing to you as you are the council representative on the Heritage Advisory Committee. I would like to bring the following to your attention. My daily walk around the city today brought me to the Lyceum building. Its located across Cumberland Street from […]