St. Paul’s Bloor Street Church Plan your event with a touch of History

March 15, 2017 by  
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St. Paul’s Bloor Street Church – the historic building in the heart of downtown Toronto –  has an award winning Atrium and Courtyard.

St. Paul’s offers modern event facilities for all occasions, from meetings to receptions. These facilities include The St. Paul’s Chapel, the Library, The Great Hall and The Cody Hall .

The glorious Great Hall has wooden trusses and stone columns and can accommodate 150 people for sit down dinners and 250 people for receptions. Cody Hall, a theatre style hall with balcony and stage , could accommodate up to 220 people. It also has built-in audio/visual equipment.

The second floor consists of a number of meeting and Breakout rooms accommodating up to 40 people. Lastly, on the lower level there is a gymnasium with wooden floors and a 20 foot ceiling, making it an excellent space for planning game events.

The facility has elevator access, wireless internet and in-house catering.

For more information or to book your event, please contact our events coordinator, at or 416-961-8116 ext. 235.

Contact Information

St. Paul’s Bloor Street

227 Bloor Street East

Toronto, ON M4W 1C8

Phone: 416-961-8116


The Extension Room – Dance studio twirls and spins into flexible rental venue

March 8, 2017 by  
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The Extension Room, situated just outside of the Distillery District, offers a number of dance classes for the aspiring ballerina or pilates aficionado. The bright and airy space can transform into a number of different set-ups for any occasion.

With 4,000 square feet of space which can accommodate up to 250 people if transformed from a dance studio, The Extension Room is ideal for your next event.

This trendy dance studio can easily switch into the perfect venue for your next cocktail party, product launch event, fashion show or art showing. The facility offers A/V equipment including a screen and projector system, that you can use to showcase sponsor logos or PowerPoint presentations.




(The Extension Room set up for a wedding can accommodate 100-150 guests seated)

Wedding planners and brides-to-be can also book this unique space. On-site kitchenette and two bars will keep your guests fed and entertained. Change rooms with shower facilities are great additions to help you get ready for the big day. Film and television crews will go gaga over the space. With neutral backgrounds and premium lighting, the creative possibilities are only limited to your imagination.

For dance class reservations and venue booking inquiries please visit


Globe and Mail stays relevant with new HQ and event rental space in trendy King East Design District

March 6, 2017 by  
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The Globe and Mail’s new headquarters is situated in the King East Design District. The 17-storey, state-of-the-art building which was built with many rentable rooms for meetings and events, will house the Globe and Mail on the top five floors.

The Globe and Mail Centre can accommodate up to 400 people for events including conferences, executive meetings, weddings and gala dinners.  Work and meeting rooms are outfitted with the latest technology and AV equipment to make your event easy to present and showcase.

The Event Hall has flexible seating and furniture configurations to accommodate your floor plan setup. Separating the Event Hall and the Lounge is a feature wall that can be moved to open the two spaces. The venues can hold 400 people standing or 300 seated for a banquet style event. Executive meeting rooms are also available for smaller presentations or conferences.

Globe & Mail Centre (Photo Courtesy of The Globe & Mail)

Globe & Mail Centre (Photo Courtesy of The Globe & Mail)

With floor to ceiling windows and a “green” rooftop featuring 180-degree views of downtown Toronto and the lakefront, the new facility is thought to help inspire employees and introduce a healthy and happy work environment. Union Station and the Financial District are within walking distance making the Globe and Mail Centre the perfect location for your next client meeting.

The Globe and Mail Centre will start taking bookings for venue space on May 1st, 2017.

For booking inquiries and more information visit

A Dynamic Only One Gallery  “Brings out the best for your event”

February 22, 2017 by  
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Only One Gallery

Event Space at Only One Gallery (Photo Courtesy of OOG)


Only One Gallery is a contemporary art gallery, 3,000 square foot loft style with high wood ceilings, cement floor and brick walls located in Parkdale. OOG hosts a number of exhibitions and events presenting art with talented artists as well as a number of booked events.

The multi purpose gallery can hold up any event from car shots to traditional art showcase. The venue offers sit down dinners in banquet and reception style from 150- to 250 people.  The venue also features LED exterior lighting with a built in audio system and iPod connection.

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Exterior of Only One Gallery (Photo Courtesy of OOG)

Free Space Interior of Only One Gallery (Photo Courtesy of OOG)

Free Space Interior of Only One Gallery (Photo Courtesy of OOG)


For more information on this venue check our earlier blog story on 5Brock


5 Brock Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6K 2K6, Canada

O N L Y O N E G A L L E R Y ®

Art event Bookings, submissions, gallery appointment, curatorial quote, or installation quote

Twitter: @OnlyOneGallery

Facebook: Onlyonegallery

Instagram: onlyonegallery

One Loft, The Perfect Cafe+Bar Mix

December 26, 2016 by  
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Located in downtown Toronto, this 4,250 sq ft venue is inspired by a Loft-style dwelling featuring original brick walls, vintage wallpaper and a 50 foot wooden bar.

One Loft operates a cafe and a nightclub but could be a great spot for your next group event.  The cafe is located in the front part of the venue and has the capacity to hold up to 50 guests. The room is decorated with detailed wainscoting and a 15 foot copper bar. The menu names of the food and drinks are inspired by movies, places, people, characters and moments.

With lots of space indoors, the bar can accommodate 200 people and is equipped with mirrors, leather couches, and even eight private booths that offer bottle service.

The cafe also serve cocktail mixes, fancy glassware and can be perfect for business luncheons, big birthday celebrations and corporate parties.  Many types of events can enjoy the Loft.

Address: 292 College Street Toronto, Ontario,M5T 1R9

Phone Number: 416.925.8894


Café Room: 50 Guests

Nightclub: 200 Guests




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