Tag Archives: Elgin Theatre

Doors, Ghosts, and More

To followup on my post earlier this week about the Winter Garden Theatre, today I’m featuring the interior doors and doorways of its main floor sister, the Elgin. She’s an elegant Grand Dame, faithfully restored to her¬†former glory … save … Continue reading

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From Vaudeville to TIFF

In downtown Toronto there stands the last operating Edwardian stacked theatre in the world. ¬†The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres were built in 1913, eventually sank into B-movie obscurity, and then underwent a major restoration in the 1980s. I had … Continue reading

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