Downtown Victoria Tour
Yates Street – 700 Block
780 Yates Street – Odeon Theatre

The Odeon Theatre was built in 1948 by Vancouver architect Henry Holdsby Simmonds (1883-1954) for Canadian Odeon, which ran a chain of movie theatres across Canada. The Odeon is still being used as a movie theatre.

The Odeon Theatre is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places, which considers it a leading example of Steamline Moderne architecture in Victoria.

The Odeon Theatre, 780 Yates Street, Victoria, B.C. Built in 1948 (photo by Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours)

Here is a map showing the location of the Odeon Theatre, 780 Yates Street:

Here is a Google Street View image of the Odeon Theatre:

Additional Information About the Odeon Theatre, 780 Yates Street

  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $4,642,000; Land: $4,167,000; Buildings: $475,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $4,437,000; Land: $3,962,000; Buildings: $475,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2015): $4,209,000; Land: $3,754,000; Buildings: $455,000
  • Canadian Register of Historic Places

A Brief History of the Odeon Theatre

The Odeon Theatre was built in 1948 by Vancouver architect Henry Holdsby Simmonds (1883-1954) for Canadian Odeon, which ran a chain of movie theatres across Canada. The Odeon is still being used as a movie theatre.

The Odeon Theatre is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places, which considers it a leading example of Steamline Moderne architecture in Victoria.

Here are some links with more information about the Odeon Theatre:

Here are links to some historic photos of the Odeon Theatre:

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