An interesting profile of Toronto impresario Jeff Stober in Toronto Life:
Later, while looking at renderings for the hotel’s new ensuite bathrooms, Stober zeroed in on a sketch of a shower with an exposed pipe. “Why would you expose a fragile pipe? That’s a non-starter. What happens when people have sex in the shower? They’ll rip it off. They’ll burn themselves on it. No. I have zero interest in that. Next?”
Stober is the developer of the The Drake Hotel on Queen Street West in Toronto, a phenomenon I’ve missed completely during my 23 year sabbatical from Ontario.