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Eglinton Grand
Lieu historique national du Canada du Théâtre-Eglinton.jpg
Address 400 Eglinton Avenue West
Location Toronto, Ontario
Coordinates 43°42′16″N 79°24′38″W / 43.70444°N 79.41056°W / 43.70444; -79.41056
Capacity 300
Opened 2 April 1936 (1936-04-02)
Architect Kaplan & Sprachman
Designated 1993
Eglinton Theatre, Toronto (I0026838)
Eglinton Theatre, 1948

The Eglinton Theatre, (or Eglinton Grand) is an event venue and cinema in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In 2016, it was designated a National Historic Site by Parks Canada and the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.

Built in 1936, the Eglinton became one of the best examples of the Art Deco-style in Canadian theatre design. In 1937, architectural firm Kaplan & Sprachman was awarded the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada's Bronze Medal for their design of the theatre. From 1965 to 1967, the "Sound of Music" played for 146 weeks.

It operated as a cinema for 67 years, until 2003, after which it was converted to an event venue.

See also

  • List of cinemas in Toronto
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