Architectural Index for Ontario


Information on Building Name: Bloor Cinema

Address: 506 Bloor Street West
Type of Building: Theatres
Name of Building: Bloor Cinema
Notes: Opened as the vaudeville Madison movie house in 1905. Became the Midtown movie theatre in 1941, the Capri in 1966, and the Eden in the 1970s. Reopened on Boxing Day in 1980 as the Bloor Cinema, retaining the 1940s decor.

Dates
Building completed 1905

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Annex Gleaner 1999 May 3
Eye Weekly 1999 May 25 6th
Metropolitan Toronto Business Journal 1988 Sept. 52
The "Nabes" 2001 n/a 118-9
Toronto Life 2001 Jan. 84 35 1
Toronto Star 1999 April A25 Thur 1st
Toronto Star 1999 April F5 6th