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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Barrie > The Crazy Fox
 Name
The Crazy Fox
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 Database Info
created by CopySix on 3/21/2004 6:37 PM
last modified by Endienex on 9/10/2012 8:45 PM
 Viewability
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 Overview
 Description
6,535 Sq F, 3 sotrey, brick building.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Repurposed
Accessibility:
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address
268 Bradford Street
Barrie, Ontario
Canada
Owner: Abandoned
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  •  Hazards
     Interesting Features
    I just love that Tower !
    From the third floor interior, it appears that the building once had a sky-light of some sort as well.
     Security Measures
  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1907
    Closed: 2000
     Required Equipment
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  • long pants / sleeves
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     History
    This architectural gem was built circa 1890 possibly as a hotel for the nearby Allandale train station (see UE DB). The Allandale YMCA moved to this location in 1907.

    At one point in time, this building was a 'gentlemen's club' of some ill repute with ladies of easy leisure entertaining.

    The Crazy Fox Restaurant & Bistro was a popular Five-Star joint in the 80's and 90's. The Crazy Fox never used the third floor for dinning or other purposes. The restaurant moved to it's new location in 2000 and building has since been abandonned.

    No-one knows what dangers or treasures lie within the Tower.

    *Update*
    The building is now home to an active restaurant, Beaches Fine Market & Grille.
     Media Coverage

     Future Plans
    This baby sold for $750,000 in 2004-5 to Mr. Porter who is renovating for unknown future use. Mr. Porter from the Toronto area has taken a keen interest in purchasing and restoring buildings with heritage interest.
     Stories


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     Photo Galleries
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    Interior
    Sun, Apr 11th, 2004
    posted by CopySix
    3 pictures
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    Exterior
    Fri, Apr 16th, 2004
    posted by CopySix
    2 pictures
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    Historical Phot
    Thu, Jul 8th, 2004
    posted by CopySix
    1 pictures
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    Crazy Fox Reloaded
    Fri, Apr 14th, 2006
    posted by CopySix
    16 pictures


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     Web Links
    The Crazy Fox Bistro in their new digs
    http://www.barrier...oxbistrobarrie.htm
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 9/12/2012 1:32 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Sep 12 12 at 13:32, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Sep 10 12 at 20:45, Endienex changed the following: History, Status
  • on Apr 14 06 at 16:05, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Apr 14 06 at 11:51, CopySix made this location public
  • on Apr 14 06 at 11:51, CopySix changed the following: Notes for Mods, Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy, History, Interesting Features, Security Measures, Future Plans, Web Links
  • on Apr 14 06 at 5:09, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Apr 14 06 at 2:01, CopySix updated gallery picture Great
  • on Apr 14 06 at 2:01, CopySix updated gallery picture Barz
  • on Apr 14 06 at 2:00, CopySix updated gallery picture Bar - M.T.
  • on Apr 14 06 at 2:00, CopySix updated gallery picture Stairway to heaven
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    You must log in for this feature to work.February, 2007 UpdatesCopySix410908/11/2012 3:19 AM by Endienex
    You must log in for this feature to work.For Sale?ultralazer312424/14/2006 3:09 PM by sigma
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