Monthly archive February, 2015
Restored glory on the way for Massey Hall: Hume

Restored glory on the way for Massey Hall: Hume

CHRISTOPHER HUME – TORONTO STAR Fortunately for Massey Hall, people don’t love buildings just because they’re beautiful. Though its handsome red-brick façade was long ago disfigured by fire escapes and acid rain, the Shuter St. venue could well be Toronto’s most beloved structure. There’s no way to prove this, but it seems everyone has his...
Massey Hall to undergo $135 million renovation

Massey Hall to undergo $135 million renovation

Chris Bateman – blogTO Massey Hall is going to get a comprehensive $135 million renovation over the next seven years that will will see the venerable 2,700-seat auditorium significantly upgraded and expanded for just the second time in its lengthy history. Originally announced in April 2013, the first phase of renovations will add a loading...