- Guided tours available
Designed in 1882 by John Day as a pharmacy for Alexander Bain Petrie, this building features a unique stamped metal façade and iconic mortar and pestle. The Western Hotel’s back wall and part of the former stables are preserved in Hunch Manifest, a semantic search marketing company. Combining innovation and heritage demonstrates Jane Jacobs’ words: “New ideas need old buildings.”
Contact info15 Wyndham Street North
ArchitectureYear built: 1847
Architect: William Day (original); Allen Killen (restoration 2016-17)
Dates/hours openApr 21, 10:00am - Apr 21, 04:00pm
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; first tour leaves at 10 a.m.; last tour leaves around 3:40 p.m. to allow the site to close at 4 p.m.