Barratt, Harry

BARRATT, Harry (1898-1964) of Vanocuver, B.C. was born in Gibraltar on 5 February 1898 and graduated from the School of Architecture at the University of Manitoba in 1924 where he received the Gold Medal. He moved to Vancouver and worked for Townley & Matheson (in 1927-29), for the Port of Seattle Commission, and for Max B. Downing, assisting him with plans for the Federal Buildings in PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. and in POWELL RIVER, B.C. In 1938 he collaborated with W.K. Noppe on the modernist restyling of ground floor shops in the Tunstall Building (built 1902) in Vancouver. Barratt died there on 10 June 1964 (death notice Vancouver Sun, 11 June 1964, 44).

(with Percy Underwood) McGAVIN BAKERY LTD., West Broadway, 1928 (dwgs. Vancouver City Archives)
(with W.K. Noppe) TUNSTALL BUILDING, Granville Street at Dunsmuir Street, new ground floor shops, 1938 (Vancouver Sun, 26 March 1938, 35, illus. & descrip.)
VANCOUVER, B.C., summer house for an unidentified client, 1939 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xvi, July 1939, 159, illus.)
(with Percy Underwood) McLAREN'S PURE FOOD CO. LTD., Grandview Highway, 1945 (dwgs. Vancouver City Archives)
WEST PENDER STREET, office block for Confederate Properties, 1948 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
WEST VANCOUVER, residence for L. George Hull, Stevens Drive, 1949 (C.H.G., xxvii, Jan. 1950, 36-8, illus.)
VANCOUVER TUG BOAT CO., Denman Street, 1950 (dwgs. Vancouver City Archives)