Bathurst Street Methodist Church – today The Randolph Theatre

Originally Bathurst Street Methodist Church, today its home to The Randolph Theatre (formerly the Bathurst Street Theatre), is located at 730 Bathurst St (at Lennox St on the southwest corner) in the Mirvish Village neighbourhood of Toronto.

Built in 1887/88 at the cost of $30,000, architects Gordon & Helliwell designed the church in the Gothic Revival style. In 1910, Burke & Horwood added a Sunday School.

In the 1950s, the congregation membership was decreasing, so the church started renting space for plays and concerts. In 1985, it permanently became the Bathurst Street Theatre.

The building received heritage status from the City of Toronto in 1979.

Bathurst Street Methodist Church/Randolph Theatre Photos

1890s – Looking northwest towards Bathurst Street Methodist Church that once occupied the building at 736 Bathurst St and Lennox St – now it's home to Randolph Theatre
1890s – Looking northwest towards Bathurst Street Methodist Church that once occupied the building at 736 Bathurst St and Lennox St – now it’s home to Randolph Theatre (Toronto Public Library B6-14A)
2021 - Randolph Theatre at 736 Bathurst St and Lennox St, on the southwest corner - once home to Bathurst Street Methodist Church
2021 – Randolph Theatre at 736 Bathurst St and Lennox St, on the southwest corner – once home to Bathurst Street Methodist Church
1888 - Bathurst Street Methodist Church once occupied the building at 736 Bathurst St and Lennox St, on the southwest corner – now home to Randolph Theatre
1888 – Bathurst Street Methodist Church once occupied the building at 736 Bathurst St and Lennox St, on the southwest corner – now home to Randolph Theatre (Toronto Public Library B6-49C)
1982 - Formerly the Bathurst Street Theatre, today its home to Randolph Theatre located at 736 Bathurst St and Lennox St, on the southwest corner - it was originally the Bathurst Street Methodist Church
1982 – Formerly the Bathurst Street Theatre, today its home to Randolph Theatre located at 736 Bathurst St and Lennox St, on the southwest corner – it was originally the Bathurst Street Methodist Church (Toronto Public Library LOCHIST-PM-002)
Sketch of Bathurst Street Methodist Church
Sketch of Bathurst Street Methodist Church (Landmarks of Toronto Volume 4 by J Ross Robertson – 1904)
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