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Ryerson wants burned down building

Campus subway entrance could be built

Ryerson University wants to acquire a building that burned down earlier this week. “When the building was there, we were interested,” president Sheldon Levy told the Eyeopener. “And after the building burned down, we remain interested.” Ryerson wants the plot, which sits on the edge of its property, in order to build a campus entrance to a subway station platform under the site. Levy said the university is discussing the plan with the Toronto Transit Commission, and the Board of Governors is evaluating whether it would be financially feasible to make the purchase. Because the building is a historic site, the City would have final say on its future.

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