Grant, George William

GRANT, George William (1852-1925)
(biography in preparation)

G.W. GRANT

(works in New Westminster)

ROYAL CITY HOTEL, Columbia Street at Clement Street, for W.A. Duncan, 1887 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 8 March 1887, 4, descrip.)
COLUMBIA STREET, at Douglas Street, commercial block and hotel for Henry V. Edmonds, 1887 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 6 April 1887, 4; J.D. Scott, Once in the Royal City - The Heritage of New Westminster, 1985, 34, illus.)
FRONT STREET, commercial block for W.J. Armstrong and E.S. Scoullar, 1887 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 6 June 1887, 4, t.c.)
AGNES STREET, three pairs of houses for D.S. Sinclair, 1888 (Mainland Guardian [New Westminster], 18 July 1888, 2, t.c.)
DOUGLAS STREET, block for Thomas Ovens, 1888 (Mainland Guardian [New Westminster], 15 Aug. 1888, 2, t.c.)
COURT HOUSE, Carnarvon Street at McKenzie Street, 1889-91; burned 1898; rebuilt by Grant (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 14 Jan. 1889, 4, descrip.; Weekly Columbian [New Westminster], 28 May 1890, 1, descrip.; M. Carter, Early Canadian Court Houses, 1983, 180, 231, illus.)
ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Carnarvon Street at Blackwood Street, 1888-89 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 11 Feb. 1889, 4, descrip.)
QUEEN'S AVENUE, at Park Lane, mansion for Henry V. Edmonds, 1889 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 16 May 1889, 4, descrip.; 28 Nov. 1889, 4, descrip.)
CITY HALL, conversion of the old Crystal Palace Exhibition Hall for a temporary Meeting Hall, 1889 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 4 June 1889, 4, descrip.)
AGNES STREET, residence for Charles McDonough 'to be occupied by Mrs. Homer', 1889 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 16 Sept. 1889, 4)
ROYAL STREET, at Clement Street, three blocks of houses 'erected on church property for Father McGuicken', 1889 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 19 July 1889, 4, descrip.)
EXHIBITION GROUNDS, Provincial Agricultural Hall, Queen's Park, 1889; burned 1929 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 19 July 1889, 4, descrip.; Vancouver Daily World, 3 Oct. 1889, 1, illus. & descrip.; J.D. Scott, Once in the Royal City - The Heritage of New Westminster, 1985, 13, illus.)
ROYAL AVENUE, residence for James Wise, 1889 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 1 Aug. 1889, 1, t.c.)
ROYAL AVENUE, residence for A.R. Green, 1889 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 16 Sept. 1889, 4, descrip.)
PARK LANE, residence for G.D. Brymner, 1889 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 16 Sept. 1889, 4, descrip.)
COLUMBIA STREET, residence for David Lyal, 1889 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 16 Sept. 1889, 4)
INSANE ASYLUM, Columbia Street near McBride Boulevard, Central Building, East and West wings, Kitchen Wing and extensive alterations to existing building, 1889 (Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 7 Aug. 1889, 4, descrip.; 20 Nov. 1889, 1, descrip.)
AGNES STREET, four cottages for Henry Elliott, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
CARNARVON STREET, major addition to residence for A. Ewen, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
CARNARVON STREET, store for James Cunningham, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
FIFTH AVENUE, residence for T.R. Pearson, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
FIRST AVENUE, two houses for James Cunningham, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
FIRST STREET, residence for R.F. Anderson, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
FIRST STREET, residence for J.M. Blaikie, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
FRONT STREET, block for James Cunningham, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
LEOPOLD PLACE, cottage for W.R. Lewis, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
LEOPOLD PLACE, two cottages for the Bushby Estate, 1890 ((Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
MARY STREET, residence for T.J. Armstrong, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
MARY STREET, residence for Dr. De Wolf Smith, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
MELBOURNE STREET, residence for C.G. Major, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
PATRICK STREET, major addition to residence for W.B. Townsend, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
PARK LANE, residence for A.F. Cotton, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
SECOND AVENUE, two cottages for Jospeh Burr, 1890 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1890, 4)
PUBLIC LIBRARY, Columbia Street, 1890-91; burned 1898 (C.R., i, 13 Sept. 1890, 2; Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 13 June 1891, 1, descrip.)
DOUGLAS-ELLIOT BLOCK, Columbia Street, a commercial block for Judge William N. Bole and B. Douglas, 1890-91; reconstructed by Grant in 1906 (Weekly Columbian [New Westminster], 6 Aug. 1890, 3, descrip.; C.R., i, 22 Nov. 1890, 2, descrip.; Globe [Toronto], 14 Nov. 1891, 2-3, illus.; C.R., xvii, 14 March 1906, 3)
AGNES STREET, at Sixth Street, commercial block for A.M. Herring, 1890-91 (C.R., i, 27 Dec. 1890, 2; Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 26 Feb. 1891, 4, t.c.)
CARNARVON STREET, row of ten dwellings for A.M. Herring 'adjoining the Opera House', 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 21 Jan. 1891, 4, t.c.)
QUEEN'S AVENUE, at Third Street, residence for Arthur E. Rand, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 9 Feb. 1891, 4, t.c.; 24 April 1891, 1, descrip.; Globe [Toronto], 14 Nov. 1891, 2, illus.; Vancouver Daily World, 30 Nov. 1891, 1, descrip.)
COLUMBIA STREET, at McKenzie Street through to Front Street, commercial block on the Begbie property for D.R. Harris, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 20 Feb. 1891, 4, descrip.)
AGNES STREET, two stores for Judge William N. Bole, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 21 Feb. 1891, 4, t.c.)
FRONT STREET, warehouses for M.M. English and W.J. Armstrong, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 13 March 1891, 4, descrip.; C.R., ii, 25 April 1891, 2)
WEST END PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 6th Avenue at 12th Street, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 17 March 1891, 4, t.c.; 15 July 1891, 1, descrip.)
MARY STREET, near Clarkson Street, five stores for James Cunningham, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 2 April 1891, 4, descrip.)
ARMSTRONG-YOUNG BLOCK, Columbia Street, for J.C. Armstrong and B. Young, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 4 April 1891, 4, descrip.; Globe [Toronto], 14 Nov. 1891, 2-3, illus.)
ARMSTRONG-ENGLISH BLOCK, Front Street, 1891 (Weekly Columbian [New Westminster], 30 Dec. 1891, 8)
HARRIS-DUPONT BLOCK, Columbia Street at McKenzie Street, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 9 May 1891, 4, descrip.; C.R., ii, 23 May 1891, 2; Globe [Toronto], 14 Nov. 1891, 2-3, illus.)
BURR BLOCK, Columbia Street, for William H. Burr, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 21 May 1891,1, list of works; 31 Dec. 1892, 3, descrip.)
CLINTON BLOCK, Agnes Street, for H.F. Clinton, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 21 May 1891, 1, list of works)
OLIVET BAPTIST CHURCH, Agnes Street at Sixth Street, major additions, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 21 May 1891, 1, list of works; Weekly Columbian [New Westminster], 2 Dec. 1891, 3, descrip.)
QUEEN'S AVENUE, near Eighth Street, residence for John Hendry, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 21 May 1891, 4, list of works)
THIRD STREET, near Queen's Avenue, residence for W.B. Townsend, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 21 May 1891, 4, list of works)
SAPPERTON, residence for Archdeacon C.T. Woods, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 21 May 1891, 4, list of works)
FIFTH STREET, at Sixth Avenue, residence for C.G. Major, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 21 May 1891, 4, list of works)
AGNES STREET, residence for Charles McDonough, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 13 June 1891, 4, t.c.)
TWELFTH STREET, residence for John Wiggins, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 23 June 1891, 4, t.c.)
AGNES STREET, at Clement Street, residence for Judge William N. Bole, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 27 June 1891, 4, t.c.; 17 July 1891, 4, descrip.)
KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, also called East Presbyterian Church, East Columbia Street at Sherbrooke Street, Sapperton, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 29 June 1891, 4, t.c.; 24 Dec. 1891, 4)
MASONIC BLOCK, Columbia Street at Lorne Street, 1891-92 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 16 July 1891, descrip.; 31 Dec. 1892, 3, descrip.; Globe, 14 Nov. 1891, 2-3, illus.)
THIRD AVENUE, residence for O.R. Ackerman, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 18 July 1891, 4, t.c.)
TRAPP BLOCK, Columbia Street at Lorne Street, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 29 July 1891, 4, descrip.)
DOUGLAS STREET, two houses for P. Latham, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 24 Dec. 1891, 4, list of works)
PELHAM STREET, residence for H.B. Shadwell, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 24 Dec. 1891, 4, list of works)
SECOND STREET, at Fourth Avenue, residence for Mrs. A.M. Johnson, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 24 Dec. 1891, 4, list of works)
CENTRAL SCHOOL, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 24 Dec. 1891, 4, list of works)
SECOND STREET, residence for J.S. Clute Jr., 1892 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1892, 3)
QUEEN'S AVENUE, residence for J.E. Phillips, 1892 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 31 Dec. 1892, 3)
FOURTH STREET, residence for Louis P. Eckstein, 1892 (J.D. Scott, Once in the Royal City - The Heritage of New Westminster, 1985, 36, illus.)
AUTOMATIC CAN CO., factory, 1896 (Daily News-Advertiser [Vancouver], 19 Nov. 1896, 6)
COLUMBIA STREET, commercial block for W.E. Fales, 1898 (Vancouver Daily World, 20 Oct. 1898, 5, t.c.)
ODDFELLOW'S BLOCK, Clarkson Street, reconstruction after the city fire, 1898 (C.R., ix, 9 Nov. 1898, 2, t.c.)
HART BUILDING, for F.J. Hart, Columbia Street, 1898 (J.D. Scott, Once in the Royal City - The Heritage of New Westminster, 1985, 40, illus.)
HOLY TRINITY ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL, Carnarvon Street at Church Street, reconstruction after the city fire, 1898-99 (J.D. Scott, Once in the Royal City - The Heritage of New Westminster, 1985, 50, illus.)
ARMSTRONG-YOUNG BLOCK, Columbia Street, 1899 (J.D. Scott, Once in the Royal City - The Heritage of New Westminster, 1985, 55, illus.)
THIRD STREET, residence for James Vidal, 1902 (J.D. Scott, Once in the Royal City - The Heritage of New Westminster, 1985, 81, illus.)

(works in Vancouver and elsewhere)

CORDOVA STREET, at Abbott Street, commercial block for W.B. Wilson, 1887 (Daily News Advertiser [Vancouver], 5 July 1887, 1, t.c.)
EDMONDS BLOCK, Abbott Street at Water Street, for Henry V. Edmonds, 1888-89 (Vancouver Daily World, 9 Jan. 1889, 3, descrip.)
LADNERS, B.C., Presbyterian Church, 1891 (Daily Columbian [New Westminster], 20 Aug. 1891, 4, descrip.)
VERNON, B.C., large residence for Mrs. Thomas Greenhow, at the O'Keefe Ranch, Spallumcheen Township, in the Okanagan Valley near Vernon, 1892-93; burned 1939 (Vancover Daily World, 1 March 1893, 5, descrip.; inf. Donald Luxton, Vancouver)
BROWNING BLOCK, Granville Street at Dunsmuir Street, for J.M. Browning, 1894 (Vancover Daily World, 23 Aug. 1894, 7, descrip.; 6 May 1895, 5, descrip.)
STEVESTON, B.C., Phoenix Cannery Co., 1896-97 (Vancouver Daily World, 13 March 1897, 3)
WEST END PUBLIC SCHOOL, Hornby Street, additions, 1897 (Vancouver Daily World, 8 Nov. 1897, 3)
LORD STRATHCONA BLOCK, Granville Street at Georgia Street, remodelling and interior alterations, 1898 (Province [Vancouver], 2 April 1898, 6)
W.H. LECKIE & CO, Granville Street, commercial block with Imperial Bank, 1898 (Vancouver Daily World, 4 May 1898, 8, descrip.; Province [Vancouver],28 May 1898, 5, illus.; 6 Aug. 1898, 2, descrip.; C.A.B., xii, Jan. 1899, 5)
B.C. SUGAR REFINERY, on the waterfront at Raymur Avenue, warehouse, 1898 (Province [Vancouver], 6 Aug. 1898, 2, descrip.)
HASTINGS STREET, near Carrall Street, four storey block for B.B. Johnston & Co., 1899 (Province [Vancouver], 10 Jan. 1899, 1, t.c.)
HASTINGS STREET, between Cambie Street and Abbott Street, block for Johnston & Kerfoot, 1899 (Province [Vancouver], 18 Jan. 1899, 1, t.c.)
WALKER BUILDING, Hastings Street, for Sam Walker, 1899 (C.R., x, 20 Sept. 1899, 4)
McLENNAN, McFEELY & CO., Pender Street, warehouse, 1900 (C.R., x, 24 Jan. 1900, 2, t.c.)
McKAY BLOCK, Pender Street, stores and dwellings, 1900 (C.R., x, 24 Jan. 1900, 2, t.c.)
ORMIDALE BLOCK, West Hastings Street, 1900 (H. Kalman, Exploring Vancouver, 1978, 37, illus.)
CARNEGIE LIBRARY, Main Street at Hastings Street, 1902-03 (C.R., xii, 25 Sept. 1901, 2; H. Kalman, Exploring Vancouver, 1978, 57, illus.; B.C. Library Quarterly, xxx, Oct. 1966, 3-14, illus.)
HENDERSON BROTHERS, Pender Street, warehouse, 1902 (C.R., xiii, 24 Sept. 1902, 2)

GRANT & HENDERSON

CORDOVA STREET, commercial block for S. Willams of San Francisco, 1903 (C.R., xiii, 21 Jan. 1903, 2)
HASTINGS STREET, commercial block for John Lewerke, 1903 (C.R., xiii, 28 Jan. 1903, 2)
MINT BUILDING, Carrall Street at Hastings Street, for Mrs. Templeton, 1903 (C.R., xiv, 5 Aug. 1903, 2)
NELSON STREET, residence for Dr. W.E. Emmons, 1903; demol. 1976 (C.R., xiv, 12 Aug. 1903, 2, t.c.; L. Maitland, Queen Anne Revival Style in Canadian Architecture, 1990, 146, illus.)
AHOUSAT, B.C., Mission School, 1904 (dwgs. at NAC, RG22, 77803/11)
VANCOUVER GENERAL HOSPITAL, Heather Street at West 10th Avenue, 1904-05; Isolation Hospital, 1905; addition 1908; Southwest Wing, 1911 (C.R., xiv, 9 Sept. 1903, 2, t.c.; 12 April 1905, 6, t.c.; xix, 19 Feb. 1908, 18; xxv, 21 June 1911, 59; Vancouver General Hospital Diamond Jubilee, 1962, 7, 25, illus.; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
NEW WESTMINSTER, Exhibition Buildings, Queen's Park, for the Royal Agricultural & Industrial Society, including the Manufacturer's Building, Machinery Hall, Arts Palace, Agricultural Hall, and Women's Building, 1905; burned July 1929 (Vancouver Daily World, 5 May 1905, 7, descrip.; 27 May 1905, 3, t.c.)
ROAF BLOCK, Richards Street, 1905 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
TEMPLE BUILDING, Pender Street, for Richard V. Winch, 1905 (C.R., xvi, 5 July 1905, 5)
PENDRILL STREET, near Bute Street, residence for Walter H. Ker, 1905 (C.R., xvi, 5 July 1905, 5)
BURNABY STREET, near Cardero Street, residence for Edgar S. Lee, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 14 March 1906, 4)
NELSON STREET, residence for Almeron S. Cross, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 14 March 1906, 4)
WALSH BLOCK, Pender Street at Richards Street, for William Walsh, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 14 March 1906, 4)
NEW WESTMINSTER, residence for Dr. E.J. Rothwell, 6th Street, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 14 March 1906, 3)
EVANS, COLEMAN & EVANS, Cordova Street, warehouse, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 4 April 1906, 5, t.c.)
CLARK & STUART CO., Seymour Street at Cordova Street, warehouse, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 4 April 1906, 5)
GEORGIA STREET, at Burrard Street, hotel for Benjamin T. Rogers, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 6 June 1906, 4, t.c.)
PENDER STREET, block for Dr. E. Newton Drier, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 4 July 1906, 5)
ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Georgia Street at Richards Street, additions and alterations, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 4 July 1906, 5, t.c.)
LIGHTHOUSE HOTEL, Cordova Street at Homer Street, additions, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 27 June 1906, 4, t.c.)
PIONEER STEAM LAUNDRY, West Hastings Street, 1907 (C.R., xviii, 4 Sept. 1907, 4; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
EMPRESS MANUFACTURING CO., Homer Street at Helmcken Street, warehouse, 1908-09 (C.R., xxii, 16 Dec. 1908, 29, t.c.)
FORTIN HOTEL, West Cordova Street, for C.S. Douglas & Co., 1909 (City of Vancouver b.p. 30 Jan. 1909; 24 April 1909)
TUNSTALL BUILDING, Dunsmuir Street, 1909 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
ECHO APARTMENTS, Davie Street, 1909 (inf. from Canadian Inventory of Historic Buildings, Ottawa)
NELSON COURT APARTMENTS, Nelson Street, 1909 (H. Kalman, Exploring Vancouver, 1978, 134, illus.; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
1st AVENUE WEST, near Trafalgar Street, residence for Robert P. McLennan, 1909 (C.R., xxiii, 5 May 1909, 21)
FALSE CREEK GRAIN ELEVATOR, Front Street at Scotia Street, 1909 (Daily Province [Vancouver], 7 July 1909, 2, descrip.)
ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Jervis Street at Pendrill Street, rectory and Parish Hall, 1910-11 (C.R., xxiv, 19 Oct. 1910, 27; Vancouver Daily World, 30 June 1911, Section Four, 18, illus.)
SILVER LEAF ROOMS, West Pender Street, 1910-11 (Vancouver b.p. 8 Nov. 1910)
WATER STREET, warehouse for W. and E.C. Taylor, 1911 (City of Vancouver b.p. 24 Jan. 1911)
PORT HAMMOND, B.C., Bank of Hamilton, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 8 Nov. 1911, 61)
SARDIS, B.C., church for unnamed denomination, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 20 Sept. 1911, 59)
HAMPTON COURT APARTMENTS, Thurlow Street at Burnaby Street, for Dr. E.N. Drier, 1912 (Daily Province [Vancouver], 18 May 1912, 31, illus.; C.R., xxvi, 18 Dec. 1912, 102, illus. & descrip.)
MATTHEWS AVENUE, residence for Miles P. Cotton, 1912 (Daily Province [Vancouver], 31 Aug. 1912, 23, descrip.)
NIAGARA HOTEL, West Pender Street at Homer Street, 1912 (H. Kalman, Exploring Vancouver, 1993, 67, illus.)

GRANT, HENDERSON & COOK

GRANVILLE STREET, near 17th Avenue, mansion for John West, 1912 (Daily Province [Vancouver], 2 Nov. 1912, 32, illus. & descrip.)
WOLFE AVENUE, at Douglas Street, residence for Frank C. Taylor, 1912 (Daily Province [Vancouver], 2 Nov. 1912, 32)
KING EDWARD AVENUE, near Pine Crescent, residence for David McNair, 1912 (Daily Province [Vancouver], 2 Nov. 1912, 32, illus. & descrip.)
CARTIER STREET, residence for Arthur B. Pottenger, 1912 (Daily Province [Vancouver], 2 Nov. 1912, 32, illus. & descrip.)
HUDSON STREET, at Balfour Avenue, mansion for Hugh McLean, 1913; demol. 1977 (C.R., xxvii, 11 June 1913, 81; H. Kalman, Exploring Vancouver, 1978, 268, illus.)