Alexander, Frederick John

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ALEXANDER, Frederick John (1849-1930)
(biography in preparation)

SOUTH AFRICA

PIETERMARITZBURG, Girl's Collegiate, 1878 (B. Kearney, Architecture in Natal, 1973, 34, 142, illus.)
PIETERMARITZBURG, residence for W.J. Scott, 1880 (dwgs. at NAC)
BRANTFORT, ORANGE FREE STATE, Dutch Reformed Church, c. 1882 (dwgs. at NAC)
PIETERMARITZBURG, stores for Alfred Grix, 1883 (dwgs. at NAC)
HARRISMITH, Dutch Reformed Church, 1885 (dwgs. at NAC)
GREYTOWN, Dutch Reformed Church, n.d. (dwgs. at NAC)
PIETERMARITZBURG, Market House, n.d. (dwgs. at NAC)
PIETERMARITZBURG, residence for Archdeacon T.E. Usherwood, n.d. (dwgs. at NAC)

OTTAWA & AREA

GILMOUR STREET, residence for H. Borbridge, n.d., (dwgs. at NAC)
WILBROD STREET, pair of semi-detached houses for W.H. Davis, n.d. (dwgs. at NAC)
LISGAR STREET, residence for Hon. J.P. Patterson, conservatory and dining hall addition, n.d. (dwgs. at NAC)
ARGYLE STREET, residence for the architect, n.d. (dwgs. at NAC)
MacLAREN STREET, residence for K.J. Henry, n.d. (dwgs. at NAC)
SPARKS STREET, near Kent Street, residence for H.F. MacCarthy, 1874 (dwgs. at NAC)
COOPER STREET, near Elgin Street, residence for John G. Bourinot, c. 1885 (dwgs. at NAC)
unnamed street, residence for Mr. Kenny, 1886 (dwgs. at NAC)
BILLINGS BRIDGE, on the Bank Street Road, residence for Joseph C. Leseur, 1887 (dwgs. at NAC)
MacLAREN STREET, residence for William M. Goodeve, 1887 (dwgs. at NAC)
COOPER STREET, residence for J. Travers Lewis, 1887 (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 5 April 1887, 1, t.c.; dwgs. at NAC)
PUBLIC SCHOOL, Cambridge Street at Arthur Street, 1888 (Ottawa Citizen, 4 Feb. 1888, 3)
GLOUCESTER STREET, residence for Richard Uglow, 1887 (Ottawa Citizen, 4 Aug. 1888, 8; dwgs. at NAC)
METCALFE STREET, at Lewis Street, residence for Samuel W. Borbridge, 1888 (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 19 June 1888, 1, t.c.; Ottawa Citizen, 4 Aug. 1888, 8; dwgs. at NAC)
HINTONBURG, ONT., public school, 1888 (Ottawa Citizen, 4 Aug. 1888, 8)
DOMINION CHURCH, McLeod Street at Bank Street, new Methodist Mission School, 1888 (Ottawa Citizen, 4 Aug. 1888, 8; dwgs. at NAC)
UNION BANK, Wellington Street, 1888 (Ottawa Citizen, 4 Aug. 1888, 8; Ottawa: A Guide to Heritage Structures, 2000, 85, illus.; dwgs. at NAC)
KENT STREET, residence for Henry F. MacCarthy, 1888 (Ottawa Citizen, 4 Aug. 1888, 8; dwgs. at NAC)
CARTIER STREET, at MacLaren Street, residence for Mrs. Carrie L. Gibbs, 1888 (Ottawa Citizen, 4 Aug. 1888, 8; dwgs. at NAC)
ORANGE HALL, Albert Street near O'Connor Street, 1889 (Ottawa Daily Citizen, 9 Jan. 1889, 8, descrip.)
OTTAWA AMATEUR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, Maria Street at Elgin Street, gymnasium, bowling alley and billiard hall, 1889 (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 18 Feb. 1889, 3, t.c.; dwgs. at NAC)
WILBROD STREET, residence for Alderman W.R. Stroud, 1889 (C.A.B., ii, March 1889, 32)
O'CONNOR STREET, residence for Rev. William Moore, 1889 (Ottawa Daily Citizen, 9 March 1889, 6, t.c.)
CLIFF STREET, residence for William Wyld, 1889 (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 18 March 1889, 1, t.c.; dwgs. at NAC)
METCALFE STREET, at Lewis Street, two residences for Crawford Ross, 1889 (C.A.B., ii, Dec. 1889, Supplement; Ottawa Daily Citizen, 16 April 1889, 2, t.c.; dwgs. at NAC)
COOPER STREET, pair of houses for Mrs. Sarah M. Denis, 1889 (Ottawa Daily Citizen, 1 May 1889, 2, t.c.; C.A.B., ii, Dec. 1889, Supplement; dwgs. at NAC)
O'CONNOR STREET, at Cooper Street, residence for Dr. Charles G. Stackhouse, 1889 (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 14 June 1889, 1, t.c.)
RICHMOND VILLAGE, ONT., public school, 1889 (Ottawa Free Press, 14 Nov. 1889, 1)
COOPER STREET, residence for Mrs. Augusta Anderson, c. 1890 (dwgs. at NAC)
SPARKS STREET, major alterations to store for Crawford Ross & Co., 1891 (Ottawa Free Press, 13 July 1891, 2; dwgs. at NAC)
VICTORIA CHAMBERS, Wellington Street at O'Connor Street, 1891 (dwgs. at NAC)
DALY AVENUE, residence for William E. Matthews, 1892 (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 4 June 1892, 1; dwgs. at NAC)
COOPER STREET, residence for Robert Clarke, 1892 (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 4 June 1892, 1; dwgs. at NAC)
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, Wurtemburg Street, 1891-92 (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 13 July 1892, 1; 19 June 1893, 5, illus. & descrip.; dwgs. at NAC)
DALY AVENUE, two villa residences for Sir Sandford Fleming, 1894 (C.R., iv, 23 Nov. 1893, 2)
SLATER STREET, pair of houses for W. Burland, 1894 (C.R., iv, 23 Nov. 1893, 2)
(with Hoppin & Koen, New York) WURTEMBURG STREET, near Rideau Street, residence for Hayter Reed, 1894; demol. 1970, but stone fence still standing (Ottawa Free Press, 25 July 1894, 7; American Architect & Building News [Boston], xlv, 25 Aug. 1894, illus. plate; L. Maitland, Queen Anne Revival Style in Canadian Architecture, 1990, 132, illus., but lacking attribution to Hoppin & Koen of New York City)
DALHOUSIE STREET, between Murray Street and St. Patrick Street, commercial block of six stores, 1894 (C.R., vi, 14 Nov. 1895, 2)
DALY AVENUE, residence for Charles E. Moss, 1896 (C.R., vii, 21 May 1896, 3)
GEORGE STREET, warehouse for Kenneth McDonald, 1896 (C.R., vii, 21 May 1896, 3)
YORK STREET, in the By Ward Market, warehouse for McDonald & Frith, 1896 (dwgs. at NAC)
RIDEAUVILLE, residence for William J. Fitzpatrick, 1896 (dwgs. at NAC)
FIRE STATION No. 9, James Street, 1897 (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 29 June 1897, 5, descrip.; 23 Oct. 1897, 9, descrip.; C.R., viii, 8 July 1897, 2, t.c.)
FIRE STATION No. 5, King Street at Water Street, 1897 (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 29 June 1897, 5, descrip.; 23 Oct. 1897, 9, descrip.; C.R., viii, 8 July 1897, 2, t.c.)
FIRE STATION No. 3, Theodore Street, 1898 (C.R., ix, 8 June 1898, 3; Evening Journal [Ottawa], 21 June 1898, 3, descrip.; dwgs. at NAC)
FIRE STATION No. 4, York Street, 1898 (C.R., ix, 8 June 1898, 3; dwgs. at NAC)
GEORGE STREET, near the By Ward Market, three storey warehouse and retail store for Kenneth McDonald, 1898 (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 28 March 1898, 7; C.R., ix, 6 April 1898, 3; dwg. at NAC)
MacLAREN STREET, pair of houses for Kenneth McDonald, 1898 (dwgs. at NAC)
ORME'S MUSIC HALL, Wellington Street, for J.L. Orme & Sons, 1900 (C.R., xi, 21 March 1900, 3; dwgs. at NAC)
HOTEL CHAUDIERE, Sussex Street at Rideau Street, 1901 (Perth Courier, 26 April 1901, 3)
McLEOD STREET, at Metcalfe Street, residence for Ormond Higman, 1906 (dwgs. at NAC)
McLEOD STREET, residence for Richard P. Blake, 1906 (dwgs. at NAC)

ELSEWHERE

LAKE TEMISKAMING, QUE., summer residence for Moses Brown of Philadelphia, Penn., 1894 (C.R., iv, 23 Nov. 1893, 2; Continuite [Quebec City], No. 54, Summer 1992, 14-16, illus.; dwgs. at NAC)
ROCKLAND, ONT., residence for Capt. Wood, 1894 (Ottawa Free Press, 10 July 1894, 8)
SACKVILLE, N.B., residence for Prof. Sidney W. Hunton, York Street, 1894 (dwgs. at NAC)

COMPETITIONS

OTTAWA, ONT., Central Police Station, 1888. Alexander was one of three architects who submitted designs for this public building (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 31 Oct. 1888, 4). The winner was James R. Bowes.
OTTAWA, ONT., Central Ward School, 1890. Alexander was one of six architects who sent in drawings for this project (Evening Journal [Ottawa], 28 March 1890, 3). The jury, headed by Thomas Fuller, did not premiate the design by Alexander.