Club formed – named in honour of Duke of Albany (Queen Victoria’s son)
Sir John A. Macdonald, whose friends + supporters helped found the Club, becomes its first Honourary President
Albany Club moves from 75 Bay Street to 91 King Street East
91 King Street East purchased by Albany Club for $110,000
Did you know?
The chairs purchased to furnish the main dining room still exist and are now used in the Sir John A Macdonald room on the fourth floor.x
Over $100,000 of renovations changed late-Victorian clubhouse to its current neo-classical style.Open
Board agreed Club had to regain its original purpose – as a political club – in order to solve its financial problems
8 bedrooms changed into private dining rooms; 2nd floor Bar created.
Shareholder-owned structure changed to private membership club initiation fees lowered + agreement Conservatives should be recruited as members – regardless of national, ethnic or religious background first Sir John A. Dinner of modern era – restricted to members only.
6 women welcomed as Albany Club’s first female members.
Albany Club celebrates 100 years at 91 King Street East.
Royal Canadian Military Institute members enjoy Albany Club until their new quarters open in 2014.
Pitt Society revived, reflecting growing number of younger Club members.
Club celebrates 200th anniversary of Sir John A’s birth, as membership increases to over 850 members.