Once the facade was removed and demolition started in earnest, the York Hotel at The Bow site was gone in a few weeks. I think it was about 7 stories.
Will the Ritz be done before the Olympics?
"The point is, ladies and gentlemen, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms; greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge has marked the upward surge of mankind."