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Old School of Dramatic Arts Demolition


Photo © Will Foot

My brother was out at the University the other day, and he managed to snap a few pictures of demolition of the former School of Dramatic art building.


Photo © Will Foot

The building used to front Wyandotte Street, right on the corner with Patricia.


Photo © Will Foot

As you can see in the photos demolition is well underway.


Photo © Will Foot

From the school’s website this history is found:

To make room for the expanding student body and programs, the School of Dramatic Art moved into its own building, a renovated grocery store, Loblaws, in 1972. The facility provided a movement studio, experimental theatre, a room specially designed for developmental drama classrooms, scenic design shops, faculty offices and a student lounge. The School of Dramatic Art was the first of its kind in Ontario within the framework of a university.


Photo © Will Foot


Photo © Will Foot


Photo from Google Maps

In this aerial view you can see the location of the building.


Photo from Google Street View

A view of the building, prior to demolition.

Hope everyone had a good weekend, and all the Dads out there had a good Father’s Day.

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