One sits on top of the other. On the bottom – the resplendent ELGIN, and on top – the WINTER GARDEN, with its pastel lamps and leafy bowers. These are the last remaining double-decker Edwardian-era theatres in the world. 189 Yonge Street, above Queen.
<PHOTOS ABOVE – The Elgin>
<PHOTO ABOVE – The Winter Garden>
This National Historic Site offers year-round tours – Thursdays at 5pm and Saturdays at 11am. Tours include samples from the vaudeville scenery collection, the Winter Garden’s original Simplex Silent Film Projector and a vaudeville-era dressing room.
Adults $12; students and seniors $10. Cash only. No reservations required.
Ontario Heritage Trust website: http://www.heritagetrust.on.ca