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When Yonge Street Was Fun

A couple of shots from the late 70’s of the old Edison Hotel.

6011353889_2fe308824c_o 6011353787_e02f15c426_oThe Coronet Theatre at Yonge and Gerrard. A double feature for $3.00, Every Which Way But Loose and Oh God (1977).

6011904654_b90d49ec8f_oThe Coronet was originally called the Savoy and opened in 1951 and closed in 1983.

948-ao-2273Another shot of the Savoy looking north on Yonge circa 1952.



4 responses

  1. Some interesting movies playing at the Coronet in 1973… Ahem. https://twitter.com/jbcurio/status/407534357360816128/photo/1

    December 2, 2013 at 8:21 pm

    • I found some interesting things on your 1858 map.

      December 3, 2013 at 12:32 am

  2. I had the pleasure of working at the Coronet shortly after it was renovated by Odeon Theatres Canada Ltd when they bought out the entire Biltmore chain.

    February 4, 2014 at 12:52 am

  3. I had the pleasure of sneaking a bottle of vodka in there and watching a movie in the early 80’s…..

    February 4, 2014 at 1:13 am

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