Sharp, George Lister Thornton

SHARP, George Lister Thornton (1880-1974)
(biography in preparation)

G.L.T. SHARP

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., West End Public School, won in a competition, 1908 (Vancouver Daily World, 16 May 1908, 13)

SHARP & THOMPSON

(works in Vancouver unless noted)

Institutional Works

VANCOUVER CLUB, West Hastings Street, at the foot of Hornby Street, 1912-13 (Vancouver Daily World, 8 April 1912, 12, descrip.; 11 Sept. 1912, 19, descrip.; Province [Vancouver], 3 Aug. 1912, 25, descrip.; C.R., xxviii, 17 June 1914, 792, illus. & descrip.)
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, Point Grey, campus plan, 1912-14; (Colonist [Victoria], 11 Dec. 1912, illus. & descrip.; Province [Vancouver], 14 Dec. 1912, 36, descrip.; Vancouver Daily World, 14 Dec. 1912, 19, illus. & descrip.; Const., vi, March 1913, 104-05, illus.; Builder [London], civ, 20 June 1913, 702-04, illus & descrip.; Building News [London], civ, 20 June 1913, 848-9, illus. & descrip.; H. Kalman, History of Canadian Architecture, 1994, 710-11, illus.; Rhodri Liscombe, "The Imperial American Campus: Designing the University of British Columbia" in Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada, xxxv, No. 1, March 2010, 47-56, illus.); and
U.B.C. Library Building, 1923-24; major additions, 1946-47 (Vancouver Daily World, 3 Oct. 1923, 9, illus. & descrip.; C.R., xxxvii, 17 Oct. 1923, 50, t.c.; R.A.I.C. Journal, ii, Sept.-Oct. 1925, 176-79, illus. & descrip.; Architectural Forum [New York], xliv, June 1926, 365, illus.; Const., xxiv, Nov. 1931, 360-2, illus. & descrip.; Chilliwack Progress, 21 Aug. 1946, 14, illus. .& descrip.; dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ. of Calgary)
U.B.C. Science Building, 1923-24 (C.R., xxxvii, 17 Oct. 1923, 50, t.c.; R.A.I.C. Journal, ii, Sept.-Oct. 1925, 171, 175-6, illus.)
U.B.C. Central Heating Plant & Powerhouse, 1923-24; addition, 1949 (C.R., xxxvii, 31 Oct. 1923, 48; lx, Feb. 1947, 149; R.A.I.C. Journal, ii, Sept.-Oct. 1925, 179, illus. & descrip.)
U.B.C. Anglican Theological College, Chancellor Boulevard at Crescent Road, 1927-29 (Const., xx, May 1927, 166)
U.B.C. Union College, a theological school for the United Church of Canada, Iona Drive, 1927; with addition for Library Tower, 1930 (C.R., xli, 19 Jan. 1927, 46, t.c.; Const., xxiii, June 1930, 211)
U.B.C. Brock Memorial Student Building, 1939 (C.R., lii, 24 May 1939, 78; R.A.I.C. Journal, xviii, Aug. 1941, 138, illus.)
VANCOUVER GENERAL HOSPITAL, West 10th Avenue at Heather Street, University Building, 1916 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
POINT GREY COMMUNITY HALL, Dunbar Street near West 28th Avenue, 1920 (C.R., xxxiv, 10 March 1920, 61, t.c.)
POINT GREY, Boy Scout's Hall, 1922-23 (Vancouver Daily World, 19 Dec. 1922, 16)
CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY, Wall Street at Yale Street, Infants Cottage, 1923; Baby's Dormitory, 1923 (Vancouver Daily World, 4 May 1923, 9, descrip.; 9 Oct. 1923, 16, descrip.; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
POINT GREY GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB, major addition, 1923 (Vancouver Daily World, 20 April 1923, 12, descrip.)
WW1 WAR MEMORIAL, in Memorial Square, on West Hastings Street, 1923 (Vancouver Daily World, 7 Sept. 1923, 1)
CHILLIWACK, B.C., WW1 War Memorial Cenotaph, 1922-23 (Chilliwack Progress, 18 Jan. 1923, 1)
ST. LUKE'S NURSING HOME, East Cordova Street near Gore Avenue, 1924-25 (Vancouver Sunday Province, 15 March 1925, 11, illus. & descrip.; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
RED CROSS WORK SHOP, West 15th Avenue, 1924 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
FIRE HALL NO. 21, Carnarvon Street at West 38th Avenue, 1924 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
HASTINGS SCHOOL, Clinton Street at Franklin Street, major addition, 1925 (Const., xviii, May 1925, 171)
TEMPLETON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL, Templeton Drive at East Georgia Street, 1926-27 (Province [Vancouver], 9 Nov. 1927, 32)
C.P.R. GOLF CLUB HOUSE, West 51st Avenue, 1926 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
JAPANESE HALL, Alexander Street near Jackson Street, 1927 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
QUADRA CLUB, West Hastings Street near Burrard Street, 1929 (C.R., xliii, 13 March 1929, 58; H. Kalman, Exploring Vancouver, 1993, 89, illus.; dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ. of Calgary)
CANADIAN INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND, West Broadway at Spruce Street, 1930 (C.R., xliv, 12 Feb. 1930, 53; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY, Wst 10th Avenue near Pine Street, 1930 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
VANCOUVER ART GALLERY, West Georgia Street near Bute Street, 1931 (R.A.I.C. Journal, ix, Dec. 1932, 268-9, illus.)
BURRARD STREET BRIDGE, over False Creek, 1930-31 (Province [Vancouver], 2 July 1932,16; C.R., xlvi, 14 Dec. 1932, 1371-76, illus. & descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, ix, Dec. 1932, 268-9, illus.; Canadian Engineer, lxiv, 18 April 1933, 5-8, 10, illus. & descrip.; Tim Morawetz, Art Deco Architecture Across Canada, 2017, 232-33, illus. & descrip.)

Ecclesiastical Works

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, Thurlow Street at Pendrell Street, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 21 June 1911, 59; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
ST. MARY'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, West 37th Avenue at Larch Street, 1913; major addition, 1923 (50th Anniversary of St. Mary's Church Kerrisdale, 1961, 17; Vancouver Daily World, 17 July 1923, 3; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
ST. JAMES ANGLICAN CHURCH, Gore Street near East Cordova Street, parish hall, 1925; clergy house, 1927; church, 1935-36 with Adrian G. Scott (R.A.I.C. Journal, xiv, June 1937, 106-08, illus.; ; H. Kalman, Exploring Vancouver, 1993, 50, illus.; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
KNOX UNITED CHURCH, Balaclava Street near West 41st Avenue, 1927 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
MARPOLE UNITED CHURCH, West 67th Avenue at Hudson Street, 1928 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
KERRISDALE BAPTIST CHURCH, East Boulevard at West 43rd Avenue, 1929 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
ST. JOHN'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Nanton Avenue at Granville Street, parish hall, 1931 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
CHOWN MEMORIAL UNITED CHURCH, Cambie Street at West 18th Avenue, 1936 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xv, March 1938, 65, illus.; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
REVELSTOKE, B.C., United Church, Mackenzie Avenue, 1937 (Revelstoke United Church 50th Anniversary 1925-1975, 9, illus.)
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., Olivet Baptist Church, 7th Street at Queen's Avenue, 1938 (Western Baptist, June 1938, 5, illus.)

Commercial Works

DODSON'S BAKERY, East Hastings Street, 1909 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
RUNKLE BLOCK, Abbott Street, 1910-11 (City of Vancouver b.p. 2 Dec. 1910)
DES BRISAY BLOCK, Water Street, 1911 (City of Vancouver b.p. 19 June 1911; dwgs. Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ. of Calgary)
SATURDAY SUNSET BUILDING, Seymour Street, 1911 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
MURRAY HOTEL, Hornby Street, 1912 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
BUTLER HOTEL, Water Street, 1912-13 (City of Vancouver b.p. 30 May 1912; dwgs. Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ. of Calgary)
GRAY BUILDING, Homer Street at Davie Street, warehouse for George R. Baker, 1913 (C.R., xxvii, 6 Aug. 1913, 67)
FORDSHAW FORD AUTO CO., Georgia Street, 1913 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
SAPPERTON, B.C., factory for Canadian Western Cordage Co., Braid Street, 1919 (British Columbia Record [Vancouver], 3 Nov. 1919, 2)
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA, West Hastings Street at Seymour Street, major addition and alterations, 1922 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
CEPERLEY, ROUNSFELL & CO., office block, West Hastings Street near Howe Street, 1921 (Vancouver Daily World, 22 Jan. 1920, 11, descrip.; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
SOMMERS LTD., Granville Street near Pender Street, major addition to store, 1923 (C.R., xxxvii, 15 Aug. 1923, 50)
ASTORIA HOTEL, West Hastings Street near Abbott Street, 1925 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
NANAIMO, B.C., Community Hotel, Front Street, 1926 (C.R., xl, 29 Sept. 1926, 918, illus. & descrip.)
KELOWNA, B.C., Community Hotel, 1927 (Const., xx, Oct. 1927, 318)
ROYAL SECURITIES CORP., West Hastings Street, office block for Macaulay, Nicolls & Maitland, 1927 (C.R., xli, 15 June 1927, 54; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
VAN BROTHERS LTD., Vernon Drive at Parker Street, bottling plant, 1928 (dwgs. at Vancover City Archives)
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA, Granville Street at Davie Street, 1930 (C.R., xliv, 5 Feb. 1930, 57; H. Kalman, Exploring Vancouver, 1993, 104, illus.; dwgs. at Bank of Nova Scotia Archives, Toronto; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
CAPITOL CAFE, Granville Street near Smithe Street, 1935 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
(with Murray Brown) NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., Bank of Nova Scotia, Columbia Street at Begbie Street, 1938 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xvii, May 1940, 79, illus.)
WHITE SPOT DINING ROOM, Granville Street at West 67th Street, 1938 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA, Granville Street at 12th Avenue West, 1939 (dwgs. at Bank of Nova Scotia Archives, Toronto)

Residential Works

BALFOUR AVENUE, for Herbert D. Burns, 1910 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ.of Calgary)
KITSILANO, B.C., for Mr. DesBrisay, Angus Avenue at King Edward Boulevard, 1910 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ.of Calgary)
GILFORD COURT APARTMENTS, Pendrell Street, 1911 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ.of Calgary)
BALFOUR AVENUE, at Cartier Avenue, residence for Col. J. Duff Stuart, c. 1912 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ. of Calgary)
MATTHEWS AVENUE, near Augus Drive, for Robert S. Lennie, 1912 (L. Maitland, The Queen Anne Revival Style in Canadian Architecture, 1990, l52, illus.)
WEST 37th AVENUE, near Larch Street, for F.E. Buck, 1912 (VancouverHeritage Inventory - Summary Report, 1986, 60, illus.)
WEST 37th AVENUE, near Larch Street, for the architect George L.T. Sharp, 1912 (VancouverHeritage Inventory - Summary Report, 1986, 60, illus.)
DENHAM COURT APARTMENTS, Jervis Street at Alberni Street, 1912 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ.of Calgary)
PENDRELL STREET, for Ernest A. Greenwood, c. 1912 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ.of Calgary)
SAVARY ISLAND, B.C., for H.O. Wootten, 1918 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ.of Calgary)
DRUMMOND DRIVE, for J.P. Nicolls, 1919 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ.of Calgary)
WEST 37th AVENUE, for James C. Irons, 1921 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ.of Calgary)
MATTHEWS AVENUE, near Hosmer Avenue, for Christopher Cator, 1921 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ.of Calgary)
PARK ROAD, at Pendrill Street, large residence for J.P. Hodgson, facing Stanley Park, 1923 (Vancouver Daily World, 20 Jan. 1923, 1, descrip.)
PONTACAMBIA APARTMENTS, Cambie Street at West Broadway, 1926 (dwgs. at City of Vancouver Archives)
MINTO CRESCENT, near Granville Street, for W.J. Van Dusen, 1927 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ.of Calgary)
McGILL STREET, near the College Highroad, for Mrs. Jennie B. Wyman, 1928 (R.A.I.C. Journal, v, Nov. 1928, 409, illus.)
WESBROOK CRESCENT, University Hill, for Robie L. Reid, 1928 (R.A.I.C. Journal, v, Nov. 1928, 409, illus.)
PARK MANOR APARTMENTS, Cornwall Street near Vine Street, for Mrs. Lillian Dichmont, 1929 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives; dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ. of Calgary)
ANGUS AVENUE, near The Crescent, for Oscar B. Allan, 1930 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ.of Calgary)
MARINE DRIVE, near West 51st Street, major additions and alterations to an existing house for the architect George L.T. Sharp, c. 1930 (C.H.G., viii, Aug. 1931, 18-19, illus.)
BELMONT AVENUE, at Fannin Avenue, 'Glen Lodge', for Reginald S. Chaplin, c. 1932 (C.H.G., x, Feb. 1933, 20-1, 62, illus.)
VERNON MANOR APARTMENTS, Nelson Street at Stanley Park, 1938 (Vancouver Sun, 26 March 1938, 1, t.c.)

SHARP, THOMPSON, BERWICK & PRATT

(works in Vancouver)

UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, Point Grey, several buildings including:
Armoury Building, 1941 (C.R., liv, 18 June 1941, 28, t.c. and descrip.)
Physics Building, 1946 (C.R., lix, April 1946, 144)
Biological Science & Pharmacy Building, 1948-49 (C.R., lxi, Nov. 1948, 140-2)
Home Economics Building, 1949 (C.R., lxii, May 1949, 164)
Memorial Gymnasium, 1949-50 (C.R., lxii, Nov. 1949, 125)
Medical Building, 1949-50 (C.R., lxii, Dec. 1949, 90)
Women's Residence, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, April 1950, 128)
Law Faculty, 1950-51 (C.R., lxiii, Nov. 1950, 118)
ALLIANCE WARE LTD., Powell Street, factory, 1946; addition, 1950 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxiii, Feb. 1946, 38, illus.; C.R., lxiii, Jan. 1950, 154)
DOMINION RUSTPROOFING CO., factory, 1946 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxxii, Feb. 1946, 38, illus.)
SOUTH HILL BRANCH LIBRARY, Fraser Street, 1947 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxiv, Feb. 1947, 47, illus.; xxvii, Sept. 1950, 295, illus.)
CAPILANO HIGHLANDS, residence for J. Eric Allen, 1946 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxiv, June 1947, 190-1, illus.)
MENNONITE CHURCH, Prince Edward Street at East 43rd Avenue, 1947 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
WEST VANCOUVER, residence for Edgar D. Armstrong, Mathers Avenue, 1947 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxiv, June 1947, 198)
WEST VANCOUVER, residence for Carl Miller, Overstone Drive at Summit Avenue, 1947 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxiv, June 1947, 194-5, illus.)
WEST VANCOUVER, residence for William S. Brooks, Oxley Street South near Marine Drive, 1947-48 (Architectural Forum [New York], lxxxix, Oct. 1948, 96-100, illus. & descrip.)
TURNER'S DAIRY, Main Street near East 18th Avenue, 1947 (C.R., lx, May 1947, 128)
VANCOUVER VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE, West Pender Street at Cambie Street, 1948-49 (C.R., lxi, April 1948, 146; R.A.I.C. Journal, xxvii, Sept. 1950, 291, illus.; H. Kalman, History of Canadian Architecture, 1994, 790, illus.; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
ST. JOHN'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Nanton Avenue at Granville Street, 1948 (H. Kalman, Exploring Vancouver, 1993, 155; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
WEST VANCOUVER, shopping centre, Marine Drive near 14th Street, 1948 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxv, Aug. 1948, 264, illus.)
EAST BOULEVARD, near 44th Avenue, residence for Clarence Saba, c. 1948 (C.H.G., xxvi, Jan. 1949, 16-19, illus.)
WEST VANCOUVER, Ridgeview Public School, 1949 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxvii, Sept. 1950, 289, illus.)
WEST VANCOUVER, West Vancouver Secondary School, Industrial Arts Annex, Inglewood Avenue, 1949 (C.R., lxii, June 1949, 116)
BANK OF MONTREAL, Granville Street at West 10th Avenue, 1949-50 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxvii, Oct. 1950, 347, illus.; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
PACIFIC NATIONAL EXHIBITION, Coliseum, 1949-50 (C.R., lxii, July 1949, 135)
WEST VANCOUVER, residence for Jack C. Millar, Mathers Avenue, 1949 (C.H.G., xxvi, Dec. 1949, 22-4, 68, illus.)
WEST VANCOUVER, residence for Clarence W. Copp, Fairmile Road, 1949 (C.H.G., xxvi, Dec. 1949, 34-5, illus.)
CHIROPODY-DENTAL BUILDING, West Broadway, for Dr. Stan J. Gillis, 1950 (C.R., xliii, March 1950, 140)
WESTERN CRESCENT, University Hill, residence for Dr. Thomas M.C. Taylor, 1950 (C.H.G., xxvii, March 1950, 21-5, illus.)
NORTH VANCOUVER, Bank of Montreal, Lonsdale Avenue, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, Sept. 1950, 132)
TILDEN CAR RENTALS, Burrard Street, 1950 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxvii, Sept. 1950, 303, illus.)
BOURNE & WEIR LTD., West 2nd Avenue at Manitoba Street, factory, 1950 ( dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)

(works outside Vancouver)

NEW WESTMINSTER,B.C., Bank of Montreal, Columbia Street at Church Street, 1947 (C.R., lx, Feb. 1947, 149; R.A.I.C. Journal, xxvii, Oct. 1950, 345, illus.)
LANGLEY, B.C., high school for District 35, 1948 (C.R., lxi, Feb. 1948, 168)
LANGLEY, B.C., County Line Elementary School, Johnstone Townline at Roberts Road, 1947-48 (Chilliwack Progress, 4 Feb. 1948, 3, illus. & descrip.)
TRAIL, B.C., elementary school for District 11, 1947 (C.R., lxI, May 1948, 175, t.c.)
GRAND FORKS, B.C., high school for District 12, 1948 (C.R., lxi, July 1948, 130)
CHILLIWACK, B.C., Chilliwack High School, Yale Road, for District 33, 1948-49 (Chilliwack Progress, 21 April 1948, 15; 19 Oct. 1949, 13, descrip.; C.R., lxii, April 1949, 155)
CHILLIWACK, B.C., East Chilliwack Public School, Gibson Road at Chilliwack Central Road, 1948-49 (Chilliwack Progress, 19 May 1948, 11; 23 Feb. 1949, 1, illus.; and p. 12, descrip.)
CHILLIWACK, B.C., Vedder Public School, at Vedder Crossing, Promontory Road, 1948-49 (Chilliwack Progress, 18 Aug. 1948, 15; 23 Feb. 1949, 1 & 12, descrip.)
CHILLIWACK, B.C., Chilliwack School Board Administration Office, Yale Road, 1949 (Chilliwack Progress, 13 April 1949, 5)
CASTLEYAR, B.C., high school, 1949 (C.R., lxii, Feb. 1949, 148)
PRINCE RUPERT, B.C., school, 1949 (C.R., lxii, Feb. 1949, 151)
POWELL RIVER, B.C., high school, 1949 (C.R., lxii, Feb. 1949, 152)
POWELL RIVER, B.C., Westview Elementary School, 1949 (C.R., lxii, Feb. 1949, 152)
TRAIL, B.C., school for District 1, 1949; addition, 1950 (C.R., lxii, March 1949, 139)
CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C., school, 1949 (C.R., lxii, April 1949, 155)
SQUIRREL COVE, B.C., elementary school for District 72, 1949 (C.R., lxii, April 1949, 156)
CRANBROOK, B.C., school, 1949 (C.R., lxii, Aug. 1949, 220)
ROSSLAND, B.C., school for District 11, 1949 (C.R., lxii, Sept. 1949, 161)
ABBOTSFORD, B.C., school for District 34, 1949 (C.R., lxii, Oct. 1949, 139)
SAANICH, B.C., school, 1949-50 (C.R., lxii, Nov. 1949, 122)
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Carnavon Street, parish hall, 1950-51 (Memoirs of a Cathedral, 1959, 57)
CRANBROOK, B.C., movie theatre for Cranbrook Theatres Ltd., Norbury Avenue, 1950 (Lethbridge Herald, 16 Feb. 1950, 5, descrip.)
CRESTON, B.C., school for District 5, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, March 1950, 130)
CRESTON , B.C., hospital, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, March 1950, 130)
LUND, B.C., school for District 47, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, April 1950, 120)
TRAIL, B.C., high school for District 11, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, June 1950, 126)
CASTLEYAR, B.C., junior high school, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, April 1950, 127)
PRINCE RUPERT, B.C., school for District 42, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, May 1950, 140)
PRINCE RUPERT, B.C., two schools for District 52, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, Sept. 1950, 128)
SQUAMISH, B.C., high school for District 48, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, July 1950, 120)
HAZELTON, B.C., school, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, Sept. 1950, 126)
CRESTON, B.C., school, major addition to high school, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, Oct. 1950, 153)
McBRIDE, B.C., school, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, Dec. 1950, 106)

COMPETITIONS

VANCOUVER, B.C., Stanley Park improvements, including laying out the grounds adjacent to the lake, a band stand, refreshment pavilion, children's playground, and animal Zoo, 1911. The Vancouver office of Sharp & Thompson was one of nearly a dozen firms who submitted plans in this open competition (Vancouver Daily World, 18 Jan. 1911, 3). It is unclear who won this commission.