Yes even with law suits threatened they went ahead, with the demo. a day early, thanks Skye _Ann, Storytrail for links.
Hymmen Hardware Building still standing but was added to the demo....just a matter of time I guess. CHECK link below or in links for short news FILM .
Too late, it's already coming down.http://www.therecord.com/news-story/5634352-crews-get-a-head-start-on-mayfair-hotel-demolition/
Article today: http://www.therecord.com/news-story/5629284-mayfair-demolition-not-safest-response-engineer-says/
Yes you should see the apartments he owned as well, I heard he only did the bare minimum. The final blow for this place just recently happened, last Thursday's vote where Heritage Kitchener were shut out, trying to save it. The City of Kitchener has a big chunk of blame too and slowly losing their history.