1789 It was the location of the first Congregationalist Church in Newfoundland.

1817 It was destroyed in one of several Great Fires that ravaged St. John’s in the nineteenth century.

1853 The Sons of Temperance purchased the building and then had to rebuild after it was destroyed again in the Great Fire of 1892.

1912 The building was sold to the Longshoremen’s Protective Union (LSPU).

1922 The Hall was again extensively damaged by fire and was once again rebuilt.

1976 The building was bought by the Resource Foundation for the Arts (RFA).

1984 The Hall was renovated with an eye to enhancing its heritage features. For this, RCA received the 1984 Southcott Award from the Newfoundland Heritage Foundation.

1985 The contribution of RCA to the cultural and community life within the province was recognized by the Newfoundland Arts Council with the Fred Earle Award for Community Arts Development.

1988 The LSPU Hall was recognised as a Registered Heritage Structure in October.

2008 Renovations began on the building, funded in part by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the City of St. John’s.

2010 The LSPU Hall once again opened its doors to the public with a new and improved interior space, complete with brand new theatre seats and an air conditioning system.