Coronet Theatre

851 Granville Street,
Vancouver, BC

Unfavorite 4 people favorited this theater

Coronet Theatre exterior

Viewing: Photo | Street View

Opened in 1964 for Odeon Theatres a year after they acquired the former Plaza (thereafter Odeon) Theatre just up Granville Street, the Coronet could seat just under 790.

The theater was twinned in 1976, and continued to operate for another decade, before the Coronet Theatre was shuttered in 1986.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

Recent comments (view all 5 comments)

telliott on May 3, 2004 at 7:29 am

This theatre was incorporated into the Cineplex Odeon Granville 7 which opened around 1987 and is still operating. It’s one of only 2 left on the old theatre row (the other is Famous Players Capitol 6)

RobertR on May 3, 2004 at 7:35 am

The above picture is great. I am amazed all the verticals were still there in 1970. New York got rid of most of them by the late 50’s. A shame they lit up the street so well.

kencmcintyre on December 23, 2008 at 7:22 pm

How much of this theater was “incorporated” into the Granville 7? This site shows some architectural detail from the Coronet. I would like to see a photo of the Granville as it looks today.

Splashcat66 on February 23, 2013 at 6:20 am

July 8 1964. $200,000 later The Coronet opens. Striking Decor? Must have been removed in ‘76

BCexpatriate on May 22, 2013 at 8:25 pm

Here is another photo of the Coronet, from 1985:

You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater