Architectural Index for Ontario

Information on Building Name: Allen Theatre

Address: 17 Richmond Street East
Type of Building: Theatres
Name of Building: Allen Theatre
Notes: This was the first large downtown theatre to be erected exclusively for the presentation of moving pictures. SEE ALSO: Tivoli Theatre at same address. Name changed some time in the 1920s?

Demolished 1970s

Architects: Crane C. Howard
Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Bulletin / Historic Theatres' Trust 2001 Winter 6+
Palaces of the Night 1999 n/a 57-59