Old City Hall

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Toronto Islands Toronto Islands, Toronto, ON "...the one surviving piece of real on-the-water life was a community of small houses on the Islands at the far eastern side of the lagoon." (page 317)
Gerrard St. Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON "Who would have thought, two years ago, that Amankwah would be living in a stinking one-bedroom apartment on Gerrard Street -- with the screeching sound of all-night streetcars passing by the flimsy window." (page 307)
The Don Jail 550 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M4M "Is there a bloody sadder place in the world than the Don Jail just before Christmas?" (page 69)
Toronto Star 1 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5E 1W7 "To keep up with the court order, Amankwah had to do this graveyard shift in the Radio Room at the Toronto Star." (page 17)
Lower Jarvis Street Lower Jarvis Street, Toronto, ON "Lower Jarvis Street was on of Ari Greene's favourite parts of Toronto." (page 76)
Maple Leaf Gardens 50 Carlton St, Toronto, ON M5B 1J2 "Years ago, before Greene made Homicide, Chief Charlton had given him a pair of tickets to the old Maple Leaf Gardens." (page 220)
Hockey Rink in City Hall Square 100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 "Late at night, when the lights in the white overhead arches were turned off and the city staff had gone home, a ragged collection of hockey players emerged." (page 210)
Old City Hall 60 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2M3 "Daniel Kennicott loved walking up the wide granite steps to the Gothic building that years ago was converted from Toronto's city into the city's main courthouse, now known as Old City Hall." (page 92)
Bay Street Bay Street, Toronto, ON "Nancy Parish got a thrill every time she pounded her way up Bay Street..." (page 118)
Police HQ 40 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 2J3 "Just what was the Toronto force coming to, Nancy Parish asked herself, as she surveyed the bevy of food and beverage choices on offer at the spanking new police cafeteria..." (page 51)
Toronto Morgue 26 Grenville St, Toronto, ON M7A 2G9 "The odor was the thing that Daniel Kennicott remembered about the morgue." (page 110)
Toronto Harbour Harbour Square Park, Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON "There was a smell in the Toronto harbor thaw was foreign to the rest of the city." (page 316)
Front Street Front Street East, Toronto, ON "Mr. Singh entered the marble-appointed lobby of Market Place Tower condominium on Front Street." (page 3)
College Street College Street, Toronto, ON "The streetcar heading west along College Street was nearly empty..." (page 146)
Vesta Lunch 474 Dupont St, Toronto, ON M5R 1W5 "Fernandez checked his watch as he pulled open the gray steel door of Vesta Lunch." (page 292)
F.I.S. - Forensic Identification Service 2050 Jane St, North York, ON M9N 2V3 "...years earlier someone got the bright idea to move the FIS way the hell out in the suburbs. So here it was, on the northern part of Jane Street, home of endless gridlock." (page 155)
Gryfe's Bakery 3421 Bathurst St, North York, ON M6A 2C1 "Good, Greene thought, as he felt inside the brown paper bag, the bagels from Gryfe's are still warm." (page 13)