Everyday the jaguar painted on the outside of the building greets thousands of drivers entering downtown.
Val Bostwick shows Channel 4 photographer Al Campbell and reporter Jason Law inside his building, built in 1901 after the fire destroyed everything but the bank's safe.
Old door for the bank. The building has been vacant for almost 30 years, according to Bostwick.
Incredibly old and historic, Channel 4 got a look inside the Bostwick Building, built in 1901.
The ceiling and roof of the Bostwick Building are in terrible shape. The owner says the city has warned him it is danger of collapse.
Val Bostwick believes his family has owned this property on the corner of Ocean and Bay Streets since the early-to-mid 1800's. He's being fined $100 a day for code violations.
What does this contraption do exactly?
Classic-looking bank vault door. Lots of rust and decay, but still looks like it could be in a Bond film.
Inside the big safe is a smaller one.
Val Bostwick shows us the inside of one of the bank vaults.
Shown here, a double door to the safe that hides safety deposit boxes. The rusted metal gives it an eerie feel.
Some of the safety deposit boxes are shown intact while some look like time has taken it's toll and have left them open or broken.
More safety deposit boxes are shown, and just past them behind the bars is a cage where they hid important documents and gold items for patrons.
While taking this picture, Jason Law tells us that it was pitch black and the only way he could see what was inside the room was thanks to the flash on his camera.
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