Regent Theatre

Sparks Street,
Ottawa, ON K1P

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maccuaig33
maccuaig33 on November 19, 2013 at 2:27 pm

I remember The Regent well. I went weekly from 1966 thru to the end in 1972. Very classy as Hugger1 says. However, the photo above shows the corner of Sparks and Kent, and as your comments say, the Regent was for sure a the corner of Bank Street and the Sparks Street Mall. The Mall closing to vehicle traffic in the summer of 1966, the year I arrived from Alexandria ( with one theatre ) to Ottawa which had about 8 or 9 at least. A great time for movies and the theatres were always filled. Ah, memories.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 29, 2013 at 11:46 pm

The entry for Morton James Coulson in the 1956 American Architects Directory lists a 1950 remodeling of the Regent Theatre in Ottawa, Canada, among his principal works.

Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on June 12, 2012 at 10:33 am

Here’s a link to two photos of the Regent Theatre from a 1924 trade journal: archive

Hugger1
Hugger1 on March 29, 2006 at 4:09 am

One of the classiest places around in it’s day, along with the Capital.