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Historical Building App

Every building in Toronto has a story, but learning that history used to involve computer searches and possibly a trip to the Toronto Archives ...until now. A professor at Ryerson, with the help of his architecture students, has developed an app that is a Valentine to our city. All you need is a smart phone or an ipad. Take it for a walk and point it at any building you'd like to learn more about and it will give you a history. Laura took a tour with Professor Vincent Hui at Yonge Dundas Square so she could get a first hand demonstration. Listen audio (runs 5:25)

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