Kenwood Theatre – Once in Bloorcourt Village

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Kenwood Theatre was once located at 962 Bloor St W (east of Dovercourt Rd on the north side) in the Bloorcourt Village neighbourhood of Toronto.

The Kenwood Theatre opened in 1925 and closed in 1957.

Today, the former theatre building is home to Sistering, a 24-hour drop-in centre.

Kenwood Theatre Photos

1954 - Kenwood Theatre was once located at 962 Bloor St W, east of Dovercourt Rd on the north side. On the marquee, "The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters," starring Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall and Bernard Gorcey, was playing
1954 – Kenwood Theatre was once located at 962 Bloor St W, east of Dovercourt Rd on the north side. On the marquee, “The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters,” starring Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall and Bernard Gorcey, was playing (City of Toronto Archives, Series 381, File 319, ID 12641-37)
1942 - The main facade of Kenwood Theatre, once located at 962 Bloor St W. On the marquee, "The Lady from Cheyenne," starring Loretta Young, Robert Preston and Edward Arnold and "Model Wife," starring Joan Blondell and Dick Powell, were playing
1942 – The main facade of Kenwood Theatre, once located at 962 Bloor St W. On the marquee, “The Lady from Cheyenne,” starring Loretta Young, Robert Preston and Edward Arnold and “Model Wife,” starring Joan Blondell and Dick Powell, were playing (Library and Archives Canada PA-111143)
1954 - Looking east along a busy Bloor St W, Kenwood Theatre was once located east of Dovercourt Rd on the north side. Notice the streetcars on Bloor St W, before the subway
1954 – Looking east along a busy Bloor St W, Kenwood Theatre was once located east of Dovercourt Rd on the north side. Notice the streetcars on Bloor St W, before the subway (City of Toronto Archives, Series 381, File 319, ID 12641-38)
1925 - The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the Kenwood Theatre
1925 – The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the Kenwood Theatre (Toronto Public Library)
1957 - The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the Kenwood Theatre
1957 – The Toronto City Directory showing the address of the Kenwood Theatre (Toronto Public Library)
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