Tag Archives: Wize Block

Wize Block: 1st Corona Hotel (10623/25/39 – Jasper Ave)

The Wize Block was the home of the first Corona Hotel. It burnt to the ground in 1932 and was quickly replaced with a new Corona Hotel building.

Circa 1910s – Looking Southwest on Jasper Ave

A10624 - Wize Block, Edmonton - 1910s

Google Streetview

A10624 - Wize Block, Edmonton - Now

EdHGIS: 1914 Fire Insurance Maps & Google Earth Imagery

A10624 - Wize Block, Edmonton - Map

1914 – Looking Southeast on Jasper Ave

nc-6-779 - Corona Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta. - 1914

1910s – Interior Views

na-1328-2977 - Bar with patrons in Corona Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta. - 1914

na-1328-64246 - Edmonton Ad Club dinner at Corona Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta. - February 26 1913

1920s – Motor Car Supply Shop in 10623 Jasper Ave (Wize Block)

nd-3-3145f - Motor Car Supply Company of Canada Limited, exterior of shop, Edmonton, Alberta. - Wize Block - 1926

1932 – Fire & Ruins

nd-3-6025j - Fire at Corona Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta. - 1932

nd-3-6026k - Corona Hotel after fire, Edmonton, Alberta. - 1932