Alumnae Theatre Company – Once the Berkeley Street Fire Hall

Alumnae Theatre Company in the former Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4 at 70 Berkeley St (at Adelaide St E on the southwest corner) in the St Lawrence neighbourhood of Toronto.

Built in 1903/04, architect Alexander Frank Wickson designed the building in the Edwardian Classical style.

Established in 1918 by a group of women graduates from the University of Toronto, the Alumnae Theatre Company found its permanent home in 1972 at the old fire hall. That same year, the hall was restored and converted to a theatre with a redesign by notable architect Ron Thom.

The building received heritage status from the City of Toronto in 1973.

Alumnae Theatre Company Photos

2021 - Looking southwest towards the Alumnae Theatre Company at Berkeley St and Adelaide St E
2021 – Looking southwest towards the Alumnae Theatre Company at Berkeley St and Adelaide St E
1972 - Alumnae Theatre Company, once the Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4, at Berkeley St and Adelaide St E, southwest corner
1972 – Alumnae Theatre Company, once the Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4, at Berkeley St and Adelaide St E, southwest corner (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 21, Item 25)
1905 - The opening year of the Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4 on the southwest corner of Berkeley St and Adelaide St E
1905 – The opening year of the Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4 on the southwest corner of Berkeley St and Adelaide St E (City of Toronto Archives, Series 372, Sub Series 41, Item 800)
2021 - Alumnae Theatre Company at 70 Berkeley St and Adelaide St E
2021 – Alumnae Theatre Company at 70 Berkeley St and Adelaide St E
2020 - Looking northwest towards the former hose tower of the Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4, home to Alumnae Theatre Company since 1972
2020 – Looking northwest towards the former hose tower of the Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4, home to Alumnae Theatre Company since 1972
1952 - Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4, looking northwest on Berkeley St, just south of Adelaide St E
1952 – Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4, looking northwest on Berkeley St, just south of Adelaide St E (Toronto Public Library r-2812)
2020 - The grand arched window over the two former fire truck entrance doors at the Alumnae Theatre Company
2020 – The grand arched window over the two former fire truck entrance doors at the Alumnae Theatre Company
1972 - Alumnae Theatre Company at Berkeley St and Adelaide St E, southwest corner
1972 – Alumnae Theatre Company at Berkeley St and Adelaide St E, southwest corner (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 124, File 3, ID 41)
1952 - Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4, looking northwest on Berkeley St
1952 – Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4, looking northwest on Berkeley St (Toronto Public Library R-2814)
2021 - The hose tower and brickwork details at Alumnae Theatre Company on the southwest corner of Berkeley St and Adelaide St E - once home to the Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4
2021 – The hose tower and brickwork details at Alumnae Theatre Company on the southwest corner of Berkeley St and Adelaide St E – once home to the Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4
2020 - Looking west from Berkeley St towards the Alumnae Theatre Company
2020 – Looking west from Berkeley St towards the Alumnae Theatre Company
2021 - Alumnae Theatre Company side door
2021 – Alumnae Theatre Company side door
2021 - Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4 heritage plaque
2021 – Berkeley Street Fire Hall No. 4 heritage plaque
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