The Zip Line at the 2014 CNE, in the background the Food Building and the BMO Stadium. Attending the CNE is an end-of-summer ritual for
Month: August 2014
The Systems Building at 40-46 Spadina Avenue—Toronto
The Systems Building is located at 40-46 Spadina Avenue, on the west side of Spadina, between Wellington St. West and Adelaide Street. In the 1920s,
Toronto’s Apollo (Crystal) Theatre on Dundas Street West
The Apollo Theatre on Dundas Street West. City of Toronto Archives, SC 488 File 1105 The Apollo Theatre was located at 2901 Dundas Street West,
Toronto’s Bonita Theatre on Gerrard East
Undated sketch of the facade of the Bonita Theatre (from the Toronto Archives) The theatre at 1035-1037 1/2 Gerrard Street East is one of the
Memories of Toronto’s Ace (Photodrome) Theatre on Queen West.
The above photo gazes at the south side of Queen Street West, where the Ace Theatre was located. The view looks east toward Yonge Street.
Memories of Toronto’s KUM-C Theatre in Parkdale
The KUM-C Theatre c. 1935. Photo, City of Toronto Archives, Series 881, It. 350 I was unable to discover the exact year that the
Memories of Toronto’s Birchcliff Theatre on Kingston Rd.
The Birchcliff Theatre in 1949. Judging by comments posted on the internet, many people retain fond memories of their youth in the Birch Cliff
Toronto’s Golden Mile Theatre on Eglinton Ave.
The Golden Mile Theatre in 1954 The Golden Mile Theatre was a suburban theatre located in Scarborough at 1816 Eglinton Avenue East. It architecturally
Toronto’s La Reta Theatre (the Pape) on Pape Avenue
The La Reta (Pape) Theatre after it ceased to screen movies and became a bingo hall (c. 1958). There is not much information on the