Esquire Theatre, originally Lyndhurst – Once in Bloor West Village

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The Esquire Theatre, originally Lyndhurst, was once located at 2290 Bloor St W (east of Durie St on the north side) in the Bloor West Village neighbourhood of Toronto.

Lyndhurst Theatre opened on March 4, 1927. By 1937, the theatre was renamed the Esquire. It remained open until the mid-1950s, and today, the building is home to commercial space.

Esquire Theatre Photos

1937 - Esquire Theatre, originally Lyndhurst, was once located at 2290 Bloor St W, east of Durie St on the north side. On the marquee, “Cafe Metropole,” starring Tyrone Power and Loretta Young, and “Let's Get Married,” starring Ida Lupino, were playing
1937 – Esquire Theatre, originally Lyndhurst, was once located at 2290 Bloor St W, east of Durie St on the north side. On the marquee, “Cafe Metropole,” starring Tyrone Power and Loretta Young, and “Let’s Get Married,” starring Ida Lupino, were playing (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1488, Series 1230, Item 1149)
1955 - The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the Esquire Theatre
1955 – The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the Esquire Theatre (Toronto Public Library)
1936 - The Toronto City Directory showing the address and phone number of the Lyndhurst Theatre
1936 – The Toronto City Directory showing the address and phone number of the Lyndhurst Theatre (Toronto Public Library)
2022 - Esquire Theatre, originally Lyndhurst, was once located at 2290 Bloor St W, east of Durie St on the north side. Today the building is home to commercial space
2022 – Esquire Theatre, originally Lyndhurst, was once located at 2290 Bloor St W, east of Durie St on the north side. Today the building is home to commercial space
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