Broadway Theatre, originally the Globe – Once Downtown

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Broadway Theatre, originally Globe later the Roxy Theatre, was once located at 75 Queen St W (west of Bay St on the south side) in Downtown Toronto.

Opening as Globe Theatre in 1919, it was later renamed the Roxy in 1933 and then Broadway from 1937 to 1965.

The Broadway Theatre was demolished, and in 1972, the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel opened on the block, across the street from new Toronto City Hall.

Broadway Theatre Photos

1937 - Broadway Theatre was once located at 75 Queen St W, west of Bay St on the south side
1937 – Broadway Theatre was once located at 75 Queen St W, west of Bay St on the south side (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1488, Series 1230, Item 1143)
1964 - Broadway Theatre was once located at 75 Queen St W. The theatre was next to the Union House, and just down the street was Festival Cinema
1964 – Broadway Theatre was once located at 75 Queen St W. The theatre was next to the Union House, and just down the street was Festival Cinema (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 124, File 15, ID 17)
1937- Broadway Theatre was once located at 75 Queen St W. Next to the theatre was the White Hotel, which later became the Union House
1937- Broadway Theatre was once located at 75 Queen St W. Next to the theatre was the White Hotel, which later became the Union House (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1488, Series 1230, Item 1145)
Between 1937 to 1939 - Broadway Theatre billboard – “Musical Revue on the Stage”
Between 1937 to 1939 – Broadway Theatre billboard – “Musical Revue on the Stage” (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1488, Series 1230, ID 4988)
1965 - The Toronto City Directory showing the address of Broadway Theatre
1965 – The Toronto City Directory showing the address of Broadway Theatre (Toronto Public Library)
1965 - Broadway Theatre was once located on Queen St W, just west of Bay St on the south side. The theatre closed that year
1965 – Broadway Theatre was once located on Queen St W, just west of Bay St on the south side. The theatre closed that year (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 124, File 15, ID 17)
1963 - Looking southwest from Old City Hall towards the Broadway Theatre once located at 75 Queen St W
1963 – Looking southwest from Old City Hall towards the Broadway Theatre once located at 75 Queen St W (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 124, File 1, ID 102)
2022 – Looking southwest from Bay St and Queen St W towards the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. The Broadway Theatre once occupied a portion of the site
2022 – Looking southwest from Bay St and Queen St W towards the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. The Broadway Theatre once occupied a portion of the site
1936 - The Toronto City Directory showing the address and phone number of the Roxy Theatre
1936 – The Toronto City Directory showing the address and phone number of the Roxy Theatre (Toronto Public Library)
1920 - The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the Globe Theatre
1920 – The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the Globe Theatre (Toronto Public Library)
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