Grand Theatre

471-475 Richmond Street,
London, ON N6A

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 25, 2011 at 3:35 am

The Grand Theatre has had an entire book written about it, “Let’s go to the Grand!,” by Sheila M. F. Johnston.

The Grand Theatre was originally designed by Chicago architect J. M. Wood. James Wood was one of the most prolific American theater architects of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The restored mural on the proscenium arch is by Canadian artist Frederick Challener. The arch, side boxes, and the stage are virtually all that remains of Wood’s original design, the remainder of the building having been completely rebuilt in 1978.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 27, 2009 at 9:51 am

Here is a nice interior photo.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 18, 2008 at 8:04 pm

This is a photo of the Grand and here is a plaque with some history. It was built in 1901.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on June 16, 2008 at 1:21 pm

A picture of the Grand’s interior from 1949:
http://ao.minisisinc.com/Webimages/I0011982.jpg

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 16, 2008 at 1:20 pm

Grand Theater website. 471 Richmond Street, London, ON. Same theater?