Architectural Index for Ontario

Information on Building Name: Young People's Theatre

Address: 165 Front Street East
Type of Building: Theatres
Name of Building: Young People's Theatre
Notes: Originally the Toronto Street Co. stables. Then changed to the Toronto Street Co. electric power house, 1887-1888. Remodelled in 1976-77. In the fall of 2001, the theatre was renamed "The Lorraine KimsaTheatre for Young People", following a donation of $1.5 miilion by her son. She had no actual history with the YPT.

Building completed c1887-1888
Restored 1976-1977

Architects: Zeidler Roberts Partnership
Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Canadian Architect 1980 April 26-28 25 4
Canadian Interiors 1981 March 34 18 3
Toronto Star 2001 Oct. J11 Sat. 6th