Winter Garden Theater in Toronto

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Winter Garden Theater in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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The Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge Street, Toronto

Author: Amanda N Sherrington. Source:flickr.com (Some rights reserved)

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Gate of the Elgin Wintergarden Theater on Yonge Street

Author: Andrew Lopes. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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The Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre

Author: Amanda N Sherrington. Source:flickr.com (Some rights reserved)

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Elgin Theatre interior decoration with plaster cherubs, gold filigree and ornate opera boxes

This photo is of a cultural heritage site in Canada.Author:Anton Bielousov. Source:commons.wikimedia.org

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A play in the forest Winter Garden Theatre

Author: Eduardo Zárate. Source:flickr.com (Some rights reserved)

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Interior detail inside the Elgin Theatre at the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres

Author: ocad123. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Ceiling of the Winter Garden Theatre

Author: ottmarliebert.com. Source:commons.wikimedia.org


The Elgin Theatre in Toronto. The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres, a double decker theatre was designed by prominent New York Architect Thomas W. Lamb, and was built over an eight month period and was the Canadian flagship for Marcus Loew’s chain of Vaudeville theatres. The Elgin theatre opened December 15, 1913 and the Winter Garden Theatre was opened two months later on Feb, 16, 1914.

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The Winter Garden Theatre, double decker theatre that sits 7 storeys above the Elgin Theatre in Toronto. The Winter Garden, a whimsical space filled with a garden like atmosphere. It has lanterns, real ash leaves and some artificial leaves hanging from it’s ceiling. The theatre was sealed off for 60 years when the Elgin theatre was used as a moving pictures theatre.

Source of the 5 photos and commentary: Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail

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