Harper, John

HARPER, John (1806-1888)
(biography in preparation)

HARPER & SON

(works in Toronto unless noted)

YORK STREET, at Front Street West, hotel for Mr. Tinning, 1869 (Globe [Toronto], 29 May 1869, 1)
YONGE STREET, near Adelaide Street West, new facade on commercial building for Angus Black, 1870 (Globe [Toronto], 12 Aug. 1870, 3, t.c.)
TORONTO GYMNASIUM, Millstone Lane, 1871; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 14 Feb. 1871, 3; t.c.; 7 Oct. 1871,, 2, t.c.)
WELLESLEY STREET EAST, at Church Street, residence for Thomas Lailey, 1871 (Globe [Toronto], 6 June 1871, 3, t.c.)
LINDSAY, ONT., Wesleyan Methodist Church and Parsonage, Market Street at Bond Street, 1871 (Christian Guardian [Toronto], 5 July 1871, 107, descrip.; 10 Jan. 1872, 13)
PRESBYTERIAN PRINTING CO., Bay Street at Melinda Street, 1871; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 29 Aug. 1871, 4, t.c.)
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL COLLEGE, Gerrard Street East at Sackville Street, 1871-72; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1871, 4, t.c.)
GURNEY'S STOVE FOUNDRY, King Street West near Spadina Avenue, 1872 (Mail [Toronto], 7 May 1872, 3, descrip.; 7 Dec. 1872, 4, descrip.)
COLOURED BAPTIST CHURCH, Queen Street East at Victoria Street, 1872; demol. (Mail [Toronto], 15 July 1872, 1)
ISABELLA STREET, east of Church Street, residence for James Myles, 1872 (Mail [Toronto], 2 Dec. 1872, 3)
DUNDAS STREET EAST, at George Street, residence for Henry Tasker, 1872 (Mail [Toronto], 27 Nov. 1872, 4, descrip.)
COOKSVILLE, ONT., parsonage for the Methodist Church, 1872-73 (Christian Guardian [Toronto], 4 June 1873, 181, descrip.)
ST. JAMES HOTEL, York Street at The Esplanade, 1873; demol. c. 1910 (Globe [Toronto], 7 June 1873, 3, t.c.)
CITY FIRE HALL & POLICE COURT, Court Street near Toronto Street, 1874 -75; demol. c. 1960 (Mail [Toronto], 24 Dec. 1874, 4, descrip.; Leader [Toronto], 9 Feb. 1876, 8, descrip.)
SHERBOURNE STREET, at Wellesley Street East, mansion for Richard S. Williams, 1876; demol. (Mail [Toronto], 15 April 1876, 4; Globe [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1876, 3, descrip.)
WELLESLEY STREET EAST, near Yonge Street, residence for Hon. J.C. Aikins, 1876 (Mail [Toronto], 15 April 1876, 4)
SHERBOURNE STREET, north of Carlton Street, residence for Rev. Alexander Sutherland, 1876 (Globe [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1876, 3)
DOMINION TIN WORKS, for Thomas McDonald, Queen Street East, near George Street, 1876 (Globe [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1876, 3, descrip.)
McCAUL STREET, north of Baldwin Street, row of six houses for Richard B. Blake, 1876 (Globe [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1876, 3; Mail [Toronto], 2 May 1877, 2)
WELLESLEY STREET, east of Church Street, residence for John Bain, 1877 (Mail [Toronto], 2 May 1877, 2)
WINCHESTER STREET, near Sumach Street, top floor extension to residence for James Lobb, 1877 (Mail [Toronto], 2 May 1877, 2)
JAMES H. ROONEY & SON, Church Street at Lombard Street, stores and warehouse, 1877; demol. 1925 (Mail [Toronto], 2 May 1877, 2)
YONGE STREET, at Bloor Street, stores and public hall for M.B. Jackson, 1877 (Mail [Toronto], 2 May 1877, 2)
PARLIAMENT STREET PUBLIC SCHOOL, extension, 1879 (Toronto, Annual Report of the Inspector of Public Schools for Toronto for 1879, 1880, Appendix, 3)