Bird, Frederick J.

BIRD, Frederick J. (1847-1913) of Toronto, Ont., trained under George R. Harper (in 1883), and was employed by Stewart & Denison (in 1884-85) and by Richard Ough (1886). He worked as a draftsman for A.R. Denison from 1887 until 1891 and then commenced practice under his own name in 1892, remaining active until 1914. He was one of the early members of the breakaway Toronto Architectural Eighteen Club, formed in 1899. No references to his activity can be found after 1914. Bird was born in England in 1847 and arrived in Canada before 1880. He died in Toronto on 23 January 1913.

PAPE AVENUE, at Gerrard Street East, store and three attached dwellings for James H. Stokes, 1892 (Toronto b.p. 912, 18 July 1892)
SACKVILLE STREET, at Sydenham Street, store and dwelling for William McGavin, 1892 (Toronto b.p. 913, 18 July 1892)
ADELAIDE STREET WEST, near Brant Street, four houses for the General Hospital Trust Board, 1898 (Toronto b.p. 97, 18 Oct. 1898)
PAPE AVENUE, at Garden Place, residence for John R. Wells, 1901 (Toronto b.p. 113, 13 March 1901)
GERRARD STREET EAST, at Sumach Street, store and seven attached dwellings for Thomas M. Lee, 1901 (Toronto b.p. 85, 2 July 1901)
LANGLEY AVENUE, near Broadview Avenue, pair of houses for W.J. Hewitt, 1901 (Toronto b.p. 168, 7 Aug. 1901)
ONTARIO STREET, near Carlton Street, residence for Frederick Burrows, 1901 (Toronto b.p. 48, 4 Nov. 1901)
HAMILTON STREET, near Gerrard Street East, residence for Arthur J. Moody, 1902 (Toronto b.p. 251, 28 Feb. 1902)
BLOOR STREET WEST, near Dufferin Street, pair of stores and dwellings for E.A. Drummer, 1902 (C.R., xiii, 9 April 1902, 6)
ROSEBERY AVENUE, near Bathurst Street, pair of houses for C. McClelland, 1902 (C.R., xiii, 21 May 1902, 4)
HOGARTH AVENUE, near Hampton Avenue, pair of houses for John Gaylord, 1902 (Toronto b.p. 57, 19 June 1902)
ODDFELLOW'S HALL, Broadview Avenue near Kintyre Avenue, 1905 (dwgs. at Building Records Div., City of Toronto)
FIRST CHURCH OF THE CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, Ontario Street near Carlton Street, 1905 (P. McHugh, Toronto Architecture: A City Guide, 1985, 142)
QUEEN STREET EAST, at Logan Avenue, stores and dwellings for H. McCarten, 1909 (C.R., xxiii, 5 May 1909, 21)