Architectural Index for Ontario

Information on Building Name: DuMaurrier Theatre

Address: 231 Queens Quay West
Type of Building: Performing Arts Centres
Name of Building: DuMaurrier Theatre
Notes: Complex was intially called the Harbourfront Arts Centre. "Part of Toronto's Harbourfront redevelopment, the complex consists of two buildings linked by a common lobby. The theatre, on the complex's north side, was built in 1926 as an ice house to serve the adjacent Toronto Terminal Warehouse (now Queens Quay Terminal) while to the south, the art gallery building [The Power Plant] , also built in 1926, housed the Terminal's heating and refrigeration equipment and was in operation until 1980. Renovations began in 1985 and were completed in 1987. (Cdn. Archt., March 1988, p.20)

Building completed 1926
Altered 1985-1987

Architects: Lett / Smith Architects (firm)
Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Canadian Architect 1988 March 20-27