There’s more to O’Keefe House – the old brick residence on campus – than meets the eye. The historic building was owned by Eugene O’Keefe, the owner of the once-famous O’Keefe Brewery that existed on the corner of Bond and Gould streets back in 1879. It wasn’t until 1963 that Ryerson took over the property.
Just a short distance from Yonge Street, one of Toronto’s most well-known streets, lies Ryerson’s main drag, Gould Street. Though it’s commonly used to shuttle between school buildings, Gould is more than just a thoroughfare — it’s a place where passersby pause.
It’s officially fall, but Toronto is finally getting its summer weather. Amidst the concrete jungle, Ryerson’s Quad is nestled between the Kerr buildings. Whether it’s to get work done, take a nap or a pause between class, the Quad is a respite from the city’s bustle for the #HUMANSOFRYERSON
The Invictus Games first took place in London, England in 2014 as a demonstration of the strength of soldiers and veterans. Three years later, it’s Toronto’s turn to host the games. Over 500 competitors from 17 countries will compete between September 23-30.
Several homeless people who had settled at the entrance of Victoria Street’s Tim Hortons were evicted Wednesday morning by the City of Toronto.
Homeless people have been congregating on the edge of the sidewalk in front of the Tim Hortons for years, said a longtime member of the Ryerson Security team. Recently, a tent was put up there, as well as a makeshift milk-crate platform bed.