Vancouver

The Vogue Theatre

  • 918 Granville Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L2
  • Phone: 604.688.1975
Bright lights, glamorous décor, and streamlined forms are features which make The Vogue a magnificent example of the Art Deco style. Built by the Odeon chain in 1941, the theatre was unusual in its ability to accommodate both movies and live shows. The crisp geometric lines of the façade contrast effectively with the fluid interior. The auditorium’s superb acoustics are enhanced by smooth curving walls and by the tiered ceiling that conceals a dramatic lighting system. With its towering neon sign, The Vogue is a prominent landmark of Vancouver’s theatre district.

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September 15, 2019

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