Smith, James Avon

SMITH, James Avon (1832-1918)
(biography in preparation)

SMITH & BAILEY

(works in Toronto unless noted)

WESTON, ONT., a church, 1858 (Globe [Toronto], 23 Nov. 1858, 3, t.c.)
KING STREET EAST, new shop front for H. Jackson, 1859 (Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library, Baldwin Room, Pim Papers, 14 Nov. 1859)
PALACE STREET, commercial block for James Stock, 1860 (Globe [Toronto], 12 April 1860, 3, t.c.)
KING STREET WEST, at Yonge Street, new facade and major alterations to block for Mr. Dow, 1862 (Globe [Toronto], 26 July 1862, 2, descrip.)

JAMES SMITH

Ecclesiastical Works

COBOURG, ONT., St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, King Street, 1861-62; burned 1937 (Home and Foreign Record of the Presbyterian Church, ii, Feb. 1863, 93)
ELM STREET WESLEYAN METHODIST CHURCH, 1862; demol. (Christian Guardian [Toronto], 28 May 1862, 87, descrip.; Globe [Toronto], 17 Sept. 1862, 1, descrip.; 17 Nov. 1862, 2, descrip.; O. Thompson, Toronto in the Camera, 1868, 20, illus.)
SECOND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, Bond Street at Dundas Street East, 1863; demol. 1878 (Globe [Toronto], 26 March 1863, 2, descrip.; Leader [Toronto], 3 Nov. 1863, 2, descrip.; O. Thompson, Toronto in the Camera, 1868, 13, illus.)
ZION CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, Bay Street at Adelaide Street West, new tower and steeple, 1865; demol. 1886 (Globe [Toronto], 31 May 1865, 2)
SEATON VILLAGE, near Bloor Street West and Bathurst Street, new church, 1865 (Globe [Toronto], 26 Sept. 1865, 3, t.c.)
YORKVILLE WESLEYAN METHODIST CHURCH, Bloor Street West at Spadina Avenue, 1865 (Globe [Toronto], 8 Nov. 1865, 1)
ST. THOMAS, ONT., Presbyterian Church, Talbot Street at Mary Street, 1866 (Globe (Toronto), 17 Jan. 1867, 2)
GUELPH, ONT., Knox Presbyterian Church, Quebec Street, 1867-68 (Guelph Herald, 2 April 1867, 2, descrip.; A. Byerly, One Hundred Years at Knox Presbyterian Church 1844-1944, 16, illus.)
PINE GROVE, ONT., Congregational Church, 1867 (Globe [Toronto], 4 June 1867, 2)
MILTON, ONT., Canada Presbyterian Church, 1867 (Globe [Toronto], 4 June 1867, 2)
GEORGETOWN, ONT., Canada Presbyterian Church, 1867 (Globe [Toronto], 4 June 1867, 2)
NORTHERN CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, Church Street at Wood Street, 1867 (Globe [Toronto], 4 June 1867, 2, descrip.; O. Thompson, Toronto in the Camera, 1868, 33, illus.; Canadian Independent [Toronto], Sept. 1867, 138-9, descrip.)
BRAMPTON, ONT., Wesleyan Methodist Church, 1867 (Christian Guardian [Toronto], 15 May 1867, 79; 26 Feb. 1868, 34, descrip.)
ESQUESING TOWNSHIP, ONT., Boston Presbyterian Church, 1868-70 (J. McColl, Records and Memories of Boston Church, 1920, 61)
GALT, ONT., Knox Presbyterian Church, Queen's Square, 1868-70; Sunday School, 1907 (Galt Reporter, 10 April 1868, 2; Dumfries Reformer [Galt], 23 June 1869, 2, descrip.)
STREETSVILLE, ONT., St. Andrew's Canada Presbyterian Church, 1868 (Leader [Toronto], 21 April 1868, 2, descrip.)
ORILLIA, ONT., Wesleyan Methodist Church, 1869 (Orillia Expositor, 13 Aug. 1869, 2)

Commercial & Industrial Works

LYMAN, ELLIOT & CO., warehouse and mill, Front Street East at Yonge Street, 1862; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 3 March 1862, 3, t.c.)
THOMSON & BURNS, warehouse, Front Street West near Yonge Street, 1862-63; addition 1867 (Globe [Toronto], 16 Oct. 1862, 3, t.c.; 26 March 1863, 2, descrip.; 20 Nov. 1867, 3, t.c.; 14 July 1868, 2, descrip.)
GEORGE MICHIE & CO., warehouse, Front Street East at Yonge Street, 1863; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 26 March 1863, 2, descrip.)
QUEEN STREET WEST, near York Street, store for John Haworth, 1864 (Leader [Toronto], 2 Jan. 1865, 1)
THOS. C. COLLINS LTD., Bay Street north of King Street West, foundry, 1864 (Leader [Toronto], 2 Jan. 1865, 1)
FRONT STREET EAST, tavern for John M. McKay, 1864 (Leader [Toronto], 2 Jan. 1865, 1)
QUEEN STREET WEST, east of Spadina Avenue, two stores for Joshua J. Williams, 1864-65 (Leader [Toronto], 2 Jan. 1865, 1)
RYAN & OLIVER STORE, Yonge Street south of Adelaide Street, 1865 (Globe [Toronto], 8 Nov. 1865, 1, descrip.)
O'KEEFE'S BREWERY, Victoria Street at Gould Street, major addition of malt houses and brewery, 1866-67 (Globe [Toronto], 31 Jan. 1867, 1, descrip.)
HUGHES BROTHERS, Yonge Street at Melinda Street, warehouse, 1867; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 23 July 1867, 1)
THOMSON & BURNS LTD., Front Street East at Yonge Street, major additions to warehouse, 1867; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 23 Nov. 1867, 2)
GUELPH, ONT., rebuilding of the Alma Block, with stores for James Massie & Co., Upper Wyndham Street, 1868 (Guelph Daily Mercury, 9 April 1868, 1, descrip.)
LYMAN & MCNAB CO., Front Street East near Yonge Street, warehouse with store adjacent for William Hessin, 1868-69 (Globe [Toronto], 14 July 1868, 2, descrip.; 3 April 1869, 1, descrip.; J. Timperlake, Illustrated Toronto, 1877, 278, 296 ff., illus. & descrip.)
FRONT STREET WEST, near Bay Street, two warehouses for Mr. Myles, leased to Turner & Cooper & Co., 1869 (Globe [Toronto], 4 Sept. 1869, 1; Daily Telegraph [Toronto], 10 Sept. 1869, 4, descrip.)

Institutional Works

CANADIAN INSTITUTE, Richmond Street East at Berti Street, 1863; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 7 May 1863, 3, t.c.)
MISSION SCHOOL, Church Street at Wood Street, for parishioners of the Adelaide Street Congregational Church, 1863 (Globe [Toronto], 19 Aug. 1863, 1)
EXHIBITION GROUNDS, alterations to the Crystal Palace, with new exhibit sheds, and an Art & Picture Gallery, 1866 (Globe [Toronto], 21 May 1866, 2; 6 Sept. 1866, 2, descrip.; 1 Oct. 1866, 2, descrip.)
ROYAL CANADIAN YACHT CLUB, Esplanade Street West, clubhouse, 1867 (Leader [Toronto], 27 April 1867, 3)
COBOURG, ONT., Registry Office, King Street near Division Street, 1868 (Cobourg Star, 8 April 1868, 2, descrip.)
BELLEVILLE, ONT., Deaf & Dumb Institute, 1869-70 (Globe [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1868, 1, descrip.; 21 Oct. 1870, 4, descrip.; Ontario, Sessional Papers, No. 6, Report of the Commissioner of Public Works, 1869, 20, 55-6, descrip.; Journal of Education for Ontario, xxiii, Nov. 1870, 169, descrip.; Canadian Illustrated News, ii, 26 Nov. 1870, 344, 347, illus. & descrip.; dwgs. at OA, RG 15-13-2)
THE TORONTO CLUB, York Street at Wellington Street West, at the north-east corner, major addition and alterations, 1870; demol. 1964 (Globe [Toronto], 12 Aug. 1870, 1, descrip.)

Residential Works

JARVIS STREET, south of Gerrard Street, two houses for John McBean, 1863-64 (Leader [Toronto], 2 Jan. 1865, 1, descrip.)
QUEEN'S PARK CRESCENT, near College Street, mansion for Joseph Robinson, 1864 (Leader [Toronto], 2 Jan. 1865, 1, descrip.)
SHERBOURNE STREET, near Shuter Street, residence for Samuel S. Martin, 1864 (dwgs. at OA, Horwood Coll., 645, Items 9-10)
SHERBOURNE STREET, south of Bloor Street East, residence for Henry J. Clark, 1865 (Globe [Toronto], 8 Nov. 1865, 1)
GRENVILLE STREET, pair of houses for John Ellis, 1865 (Globe [Toronto], 8 Nov. 1865, 1, descrip.)
WILLIAM STREET, north of Queen Street West, three detached houses for William Thomson; a residence for John Burns, and a residence for William Burns, 1865 (Globe [Toronto], 8 Nov. 1865, 1, descrip.)
CARLETON STREET, near Yonge Street, residence for William H. Dunspaugh, 1866; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 31 May 1866, 1, descrip.)
BLOOR STREET EAST, opposite Jarvis Street, residence for David Buchan, 1866 (Globe [Toronto], 31 May 1866, 1, descrip.)
SHERBOURNE STREET, near Bloor Street East, residence for Henry J. Clarke, 1866 (Globe [Toronto], 31 May 1866, 1)
ELM STREET, near Terauley Street, residence for Robert C. Hamilton, 1866; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 31 May 1866, 1; descrip.)
CARLETON STREET, near Church Street, residence for James Scott, 1866 (Globe [Toronto], 31 May 1866, 1)
JARVIS STREET, north of Dundas Street East, a pair of houses for John McBean, 1866 (Globe [Toronto], 31 May 1866, 1)
BLOOR STREET EAST, near Yonge Street, residence for James Watson, 1866 (Globe [Toronto], 31 May 1866, 1)
COBOURG, ONT., residence for F. McCallum, 1866 (Globe [Toronto], 17 April 1866, 3, t.c.)
GROSVENOR STREET, near Queen's Park, residence for the architect, 1868 (Globe [Toronto], 4 April 1868, 1)
SHERBOURNE STREET, near Wellesley Street East, residence for Henry S. Howland, 1868 (Globe [Toronto], 30 May 1868, 2, descrip.)
WELLINGTON STREET WEST, adjacent to Clarence Square, mansion for Hugh MacDonald, 1869 (Globe [Toronto], 29 March 1869, 2)
WELLINGTON STREET WEST, at Peter Street, residence for Rev. Alex Topp, 1869 (Globe [Toronto], 29 March 1869, 2)

JAMES SMITH & WILLIAM GEMMELL

CHRIST CHURCH, DeerPark, Yonge Street at Heath Street, 1870 (J.R. Robertson, Landmarks of Toronto, 1904, iv, 117-18, illus. & descrip.; W. Dendy, Lost Toronto, 1978, 190-91, illus.)
WESLEYAN METHODIST CHURCH, University Avenue at Elm Street, 1870 (Globe [Toronto], 20 July 1870, 3, t.c.)
PORT HOPE, ONT., new Music Hall in O'Neill's Block, Walton Street, 1870-71 (Leader [Toronto], 4 March 1871, 1)
MONTREAL TELEGRAPH COMPANY BUILDING, Wellington Street East at Scott Street, 1870-71 (Globe [Toronto], 29 March 1871, 1, descrip.; W. Dendy, Lost Toronto, 1993, 84-5, illus.)
ROYAL CANADIAN BANK, Front Street East near Church Street, 1871; demol. c. 1964 (Globe [Toronto], 29 March 1871, 1, descrip.; Mail [Toronto], 7 May 1872, 3, descrip.; W. Dendy, Lost Toronto, 1978, 62-3, illus.)
IRON BLOCK, Front Street West, between Bay Street and Yonge Street, block of eleven warehouses for Thomson & Burns, and for William Miles, 1871; burned and rebuilt as the Phoenix Block, 1872 (Globe [Toronto], 29 March 1871, 1, descrip.; Mail [Toronto], 4 April 1872, 4, descrip.; Canadian Illustrated News, vi, 26 Oct. 1872, 259, 269, illus. & descrip.; W. Dendy, Lost Toronto, 1993, 24-5, illus.)
CARLETON STREET WESLEYAN METHODIST CHURCH, Carleton Street at Sherbourne Street, 1871; demol. 1886 (Globe [Toronto], 15 Aug. 1871, 1, descrip.; Mail [Toronto], 25 April 1872, 4, descrip.)
BERKELEY STREET METHODIST CHURCH, Queen Street East at Berkeley Street, 1871 (Globe [Toronto], 14 April 1871, 3, t.c.; Leader [Toronto], 15 May 1871, 4; J.R. Robertson, Landmarks of Toronto, 1904, iv, 361-62, illus. & descrip.)
JARVIS STREET, north of Carleton Street, residence for William T. Mason, 1871 (Globe [Toronto], 29 March 1871, 1)
SHERBOURNE STREET, south of Carleton Street, residence for Henry Pellatt, 1871 (Globe [Toronto], 29 March 1871, 1)
WELLINGTON STREET WEST, near Yonge Street, two stores for Charles Moore & Co., 1871 (Globe [Toronto], 29 March 1871, 1)
HUGHES BROS & CO., Yonge Street at Melinda Street, store and warehouse block, 1871-72; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 26 May 1871, 4, descrip.; Canadian Freeman [Toronto], 27 March 1873, 2, descrip.; J. Timperlake, Illustrated Toronto, 1877, 240 ff., illus.)
BRIGHTON, ONT., Methodist Church, enlargement and additions, with new spire, 1871 (Christian Guardian [Toronto], 19 April 1871, 63)
AGINCOURT, ONT., Canada Presbyterian Church, Sheppard Avenue East at Midland Avenue, 1871 (Globe [Toronto], 25 Nov. 1871, 4, t.c.; dwgs. at United Church Archives, Toronto)
VICTORIA MEDICAL COLLEGE (later Toronto School of Medicine), Gerrard Street East at Sackville Street, 1872; Lecture Hall 1878; demol. (Mail [Toronto], 25 April 1872, 4, descrip.; 2 Oct. 1872, 4, descrip.; Canadian Illustrated News, vi, 14 Sept. 1872, 162, illus. & descrip.; Globe [Toronto], 3 July 1878, 2, t.c.)
QUEEN'S PARK, residences for Alderman John Turner and for William Myles, 1872 (Mail [Toronto], 30 April 1872, 2, descrip.)
JARVIS STREET, north of Carleton Street, residence for Samuel R. Briggs, 1872 (Mail [Toronto], 30 April 1872, 2, descrip.)
STRATFORD, ONT., Oddfellow's Hall, Downie Street, 1872 (dwgs. at Stratford-Perth Archives, Stratford, Ont.)
YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, Queen Street West at James Street, 1872; demol. 1901 (Globe [Toronto], 12 March 1872, 1; Mail [Toronto], 7 May 1872, 3, descrip.; 10 Dec. 1872, 4, descrip.; Canadian Illustrated News, vi, 23 Nov. 1872, 323-24, illus. & descrip.)
YORKVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH, Yonge Street, 1872 (Mail [Toronto], 7 May 1872, 3, descrip.)
KING STREET WEST, near Yonge Street, store for John Riddell, 1872; demol. (Canadian Illustrated News, vi, 16 Nov. 1872, 316, illus. & descrip.)
TRINITY MEDICAL SCHOOL, Spruce Street near Sackville Street, 1872 (Mail [Toronto], 27 Nov. 1872, 4)
JARVIS STREET, north of Carleton Street, residence for William T. Mason, 1872 (Mail [Toronto], 27 Nov. 1872, 4, descrip.)
JARVIS STREET, north of Carleton Street, school and residence for the Misses Skinner, 1872 (Mail [Toronto], 27 Nov. 1872, 4)
BOND HEAD, ONT., Presbyterian Church, 1872 (British American Presbyterian [Toronto], 27 Dec. 1872, 4)

JAMES SMITH & JOHN GEMMELL

Ecclesiastical Works

DISCIPLES OF CHRIST CHAPEL, Pembroke Street, north of Shuter Street, 1873 (Globe [Toronto], 18 April 1873, 3, t.c.; 9 July 1873, 1, descrip.)
PARIS, ONT., Congregational Church and Schoolhouse, 1873 (Globe [Toronto], 25 Nov. 1873, 3, t.c.)
OTTAWA, ONT., Wesleyan Methodist Church, Metcalfe Street at Queen Street, 1873-74 (Christian Guardian [Toronto], 5 Nov. 1873, 357)
DUNDAS, ONT., Knox Presbyterian Church, Melville Street, 1874 (British American Presbyterian [Toronto], 29 May 1874, 6)
STOUFFVILLE, ONT., Congregational Church, 1874 (Leader [Toronto], 4 July 1874, 1)
PORT HOPE, ONT., Wesleyan Methodist Church, South Street at Brown Street, 1874-76 (Christian Guardian [Toronto], 15 March 1876, 86, descrip.; W.A. Craick, Port Hope Historical Sketches, 1901, 73-4, descrip.)
GUELPH, ONT., Second Wesleyan Methodist Church, Suffolk Street at Dublin Street, 1874-76 (Guelph Daily Mercury, 25 Nov. 1874, 2, descrip.; Christian Guardian [Toronto], 2 Feb. 1876, 38, descrip.)
STREETSVILLE, ONT., Methodist Church, 1874-75 (Mail [Toronto], 5 Dec. 1874, 3, t.c.)
KINCARDINE, ONT., Canada Presbyterian Church, 1875 (Globe [Toronto], 2 June 1875, 3, t.c.)
ST. CATHARINES, ONT., Congregational Church, 1876 (Globe [Toronto], 28 April 1876, 3, descrip.)
BROCKTON, WEST TORONTO, Presbyterian Church, Dundas Street West, 1876 (Globe [Toronto], 30 Aug. 1876, 3, t.c.; Telegram [Toronto], 11 Feb. 1888, 4)
OWEN SOUND, ONT., Wesleyan Methodist Church, Third Avenue East, 1876-77 (Christian Guardian [Toronto], 23 Feb. 1876, 62; 21 March 1877, 94, descrip.)
OAKVILLE, ONT., St. John's Wesleyan Methodist Church, Randall Street at Dunn Street, 1877 (Globe [Toronto], 6 April 1877, 3, t.c.; H. Mathews, Oakville and the Sixteen, 1953, 411-12)
ST. JAMES SQUARE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Gerrard Street East near Church Street, 1877-78; demol. (Mail [Toronto], 5 Nov. 1878, 4, descrip.; C.A.B., xv, Aug. 1902, illus.; Historical Sketch of Saint James Square Presbyterian Congregation 1853-1903, 40-47, descrip.)
SAINT JOHN, N.B., St. David's Presbyterian Church, Sydney Street, 1877-78 (Daily News [Saint John], 6 Feb. 1878, 3, descrip.; Daily Telegraph [Saint John], 7 Dec. 1878, 2, descrip.; American Architect & Building News [New York], iv, 28 Sept. 1878, 111)
CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER, Bloor Street West at Avenue Road, 1878-79; Sunday School 1881 (Globe [Toronto], 17 Oct. 1878, 4, descrip.; Evangelical Churchman [Toronto], 24 Oct. 1878, 375, descrip.; Mail [Toronto], 8 May 1879, 5, descrip.; dwgs. for Sunday School at OA, Horwood Coll. 630)
ZION CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, College Street at Elizabeth Street, 1882-83 (Mail [Toronto], 4 May 1882, 8; Globe [Toronto], 16 March 1883, 6; J.R. Robertson, Landmarks of Toronto, iv, 1904, 475-76, illus. & descrip.; dwg. at United Church Archives, Toronto)
COLLEGE STREET PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, College Street at Bathurst Street, 1884-85; Schoolhouse 1892 (Toronto Daily Mail, 18 Jan. 1884, 8; 2 Sept. 1884, 8, descrip.; Telegram [Toronto], 25 June 1887, 7, illus. & descrip.; J.R. Robertson, Landmarks of Toronto, iv, 263-66, illus. & descrip.)
PORT PERRY, ONT., Methodist Church, 1885-86 (Christian Guardian [Toronto], 1 April 1885, 5, descrip.)
PARKDALE METHODIST CHURCH, Cowan Avenue at Melbourne Avenue, 1885-86 (Christian Guardian [Toronto], 14 April 1886, 4, descrip.)
ST. PAUL'S METHODIST CHURCH, Avenue Road at Webster Avenue, 1886-87; demol. 1995 (Telegram [Toronto], 24 July 1886, 3, illus. & descrip.; J.R. Roberston, Landmarks of Toronto, l904, iv, 375-77, descrip.)
WINDERMERE, WEST TORONTO, St. Olave's-By-the-Lake Anglican Mission Church, near the Humber River, 1887 (Telegram [Toronto], 19 March 1887, 2)
DEER PARK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, St. Clair Avenue West, 1888; demol. (Toronto World, 28 Nov. 1888, 2, descrip.)
NEW RICHMOND METHODIST CHURCH, McCaul Street near Queen Street West, 1888; demol. (Toronto Daily News, 2 June 1888, 8, illus. & descrip.; C.A.B., i, June 1888, illus.; dwgs. at United Church Archives, Toronto, C2B-31)
IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH, Jarvis Street at Wellesley Street East, 1888-89; demol. 1967 (Toronto World, 17 Sept. 1888, 1, descrip.; Canadian Baptist, 2 May 1889, 4-5, descrip.; J.R. Robertson, Landmarks of Toronto, 1904, iv, 439-40, descrip.)
CLINTON STREET METHODIST CHURCH, Clinton Street north of College Street, 1889 (Telegram [Toronto], 5 Dec. 1888, 3, t.c.; Toronto World, 15 March 1889, 3, descrip.)
(with McBride, Jones & Farncombe) LONDON, ONT., First Presbyterian Church, Park Avenue at Dufferin Avenue, 1892 (Daily Advertiser [London], 18 Sept. 1892, 2, t.c.)
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN., Knox Presbyterian Church, Tupper Street South at Saskatchewan Avenue, 1897 (C.R., viii, 8 April 1897, 3, t.c.; Manitoba, A Study of Church Buildings in Manitoba, 1987, 191, illus.; dwgs. at United Church Archives, Toronto)
CHURCH OF THE NEW JERUSALEM, College Street at Euclid Avenue, 1906 (Toronto b.p. 3480, 17 April 1906)
HIGH PARK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Roncesvalles Avenue at Wright Avenue, 1909-10 (Const., iii, Nov. 1910, 87, illus.)
CALGARY, ALTA., Grace Presbyterian Church, 15th Avenue S.W., 1912-13 (C.R., xxvi, 28 Feb. 1912, 64; J. Crawford, Historical Sketch of Grace Presbyterian Church, n.d., 12, illus.; dwgs. at Glenbow Museum Archives, Calgary, BA G729)

Commercial & Industrial Works

CLINTON, ONT., new Bank, 1874 (Globe [Toronto], 11 July 1874, 4, t.c.)
DON BREWERY, River Street near Queen Street East, for Thomas Davies & Bros., 1876; additions 1882 (Globe [Toronto], 6 Nov. 1876, 3, t.c.; 29 July 1882, 11, t.c.)
O'KEEFE'S BREWERY, Gould Street at Victoria Street, 1878; major extension (with August Maritzen of Chicago), 1892-93; addition of 5 storey malt house and kiln tower, 1901; all demol. (Mail [Toronto], 14 Oct. 1878, 4, descrip.; Globe [Toronto], 8 June 1895, 2, illus. & descrip.; Toronto b.p. 128, 22 March 1901)
COSGRAVE & SONS BREWERY, Queen Street West at Niagara Street, 1878-79 (Globe [Toronto], 6 Sept. 1878, 3, t.c.; 22 July 1879, 3, t.c.)
YONGE STREET, near Melinda Street, office block for W.H. Baldwin, 1879 (Globe [Toronto], 30 Oct. 1879, 3, descrip.)
DOMINION BANK, Queen Street West at Esther Street [now Augusta Avenue], 1879; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 30 Oct. 1879, 3, descrip.)
NOBLE BLOCK, Queen Street West near Spadina Avenue, 1887 (Telegram [Toronto], 23 May 1887, 2)
JOHN F. MICHIE & CO., King Street West near Yonge Street, store, 1893 (Toronto b.p. 1350, 5 June 1893)
CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, King Street West at Jordan Street, extension on Melinda Street, 1897 (C.R., viii, 27 May 1897, 3)
QUEEN STREET WEST, at Brock Avenue, three stores for the Church Society of Quebec, 1899 (Toronto b.p. 154, 22 Dec. 1898)
DALE & HARKES BAKERY, Woolsley Street at Ryerson Avenue, 1901 (Toronto b.p. 246, 1 May 1901)
P.M. CLARK & SON, store, King Street West near Bay Street, c. 1902 (C.A.B., xv, Aug. 1902, illus.)
OCEAN HOUSE HOTEL, Queen Street West at Roncesvalles Avenue, for J. Kane, 1905-06 (Toronto b.p. 2662, 6 Dec. 1905)
JOHN LECKIE LTD., Wellington Street West near Bay Street, warehouse, 1908 (Toronto b.p. 12226, 15 Aug. 1908)

Institutional Works

KNOX COLLEGE, Spadina Crescent, north of College Street, 1873-75 (Globe [Toronto], 10 July 1873, 1, descrip.; Canadian Illustrated News, viii, 13 Sept. 1873, 162, 165, illus. & descrip.; Mail [Toronto], 3 April 1874, 4, descrip.; 25 Aug. 1875, 4, descrip.; Globe [Toronto], 7 Oct. 1875, 4, descrip.; dwgs. at Univ. of Toronto Archives, A65, 102-107)
NATIONAL CLUB, Bay Street, south of Queen Street West, 1874; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 10 June 1874, 3, t.c.)
COBOURG, ONT., Faraday Hall, Victoria University, 1876-78; demol. 1909 (Globe [Toronto], 23 May 1876, 3, t.c.; 31 May 1878, 3, descrip.; Christian Guardian [Toronto], 12 June 1878, 191, descrip.)
DRILL SHED AND ARMOURY, West Market Street, 1876; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1876, 3, descrip.; J. Timperlake, Illustrated Toronto, 1877, 278 ff., illus.)

Residential Works

WELLINGTON PLACE, near Portland Street, for Alfred H. Colwell, 1876 (Mail [Toronto], 15 April 1876, 4)
QUEEN'S PARK CRESCENT, near Bloor Street West, for Robert Hunter, 1876 (Globe [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1876, 3)
JARVIS STREET, north of Dundas Street East, for Eugene O'Keefe, 1876 (Globe [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1876, 3)
COLLEGE STREET, near Yonge Street, for George D. Dawson, 1876 (Globe [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1876, 3)
COLLEGE AVENUE, south of Queen's Park, for John Wardrop, 1876 (Globe [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1876, 3)
BLOOR STREET WEST, at St. George Street, for Warring Kennedy, 1879; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 13 May 1879, 3, t.c.; dwgs. at OA, Horwood Coll. 629)
BRANTFORD, ONT., for James Ker Osborne, William Street at Church Street, 1880-81 (Brantford Weekly Expositor, 10 Dec. 1880, 2; descrip.)
GOULD STREET, at Mutual street, a block of 3 houses for Mrs. S. Tolfree, 1880-81 (Globe [Toronto], 23 Dec. 1880, 10)
QUEEN'S PARK CRESCENT, near Wellesley Street West, residence for Frederick Wyld, 1887; demol. c. 1931 (Engineering & Building Record [New York], xvii, 28 Jan. 1888, 136, illus., plans and description of new prototype for hot water heating system in the house)
GLOUCESTER STREET, for Henry G. Love, 1889 (dwgs. at OA, D. Coll. 1675-78)
WINCHESTER STREET, near Sackville Street, pair of semi-detached houses for the Estate of Neil Currie, 1898 (Toronto b.p. 821, 13 April 1898)
FOREST HILL ROAD, near Lonsdale Road, for William Reburn, 1907 (Toronto b.p. 9511, 4 Nov. 1907)
BELLEVUE AVENUE, at Oxford Street, apartment house for Miss H. Sheppard, 1908 (Toronto b.p. 13455, 27 Nov. 1908)

COMPETITIONS

TORONTO, ONT., House of Refuge, Gerrard Street East at the Don River, 1859. The firm of Smith & Bailey were one of several architects who submitted plans for this building (City of Toronto, Council Minutes, 1859, 204). The winner was John Tully.
TORONTO, ONT., The Volunteer Monument, Queen's Park Crescent, west of the present Provincial Parliament Building, 1866. Smith was one twelve architects and artists who submitted a design for this public monument. The design by Smith was "...a mixed Gothic pillar 114 feet in height" (Globe [Toronto], 19 Sept. 1866, 2, descrip.). Smith received the Second Prize of $100 for his scheme, but the winner was a sculptor from Ottawa, Mr. Zollikoffer (Builder [London], xxv, 5 Jan. 1867, 5, descrip.)
TORONTO, ONT., Metropolitan Methodist Church, Queen Street East at Church Street, 1869. Smith submitted two separate designs in this major competition, one marked "Utilitus" and the other signed "Veritas" (Metropolitan Church, Trustees Minute Book, Vol. 1, entry for 8 February 1869, page 15). Neither entry was accepted, and Henry Langley was declared the winner (inf. Paul Dilse, Toronto)
TORONTO, ONT., Provincial Parliament Buildings, Queen's Park, 1880. The firm of Smith & Gemmell were one of 16 architects who submitted elaborate designs in the first round of this important competition in October 1880. Their entry, with the pseudonym "Raison d'Etat", was given a 2nd Merit Award (Ontario Archives, RG15, S-6, Box 2, File 138). A description of their design appeared in The Mail [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1880, 2. Their revised design was one three which advanced to the second stage in February 1881, but they were later awarded the 3rd Prize and received $500 for their effort. The winning design by Darling & Curry was never built (Eric Arthur, From Front Street To Queen's Park, 1979, 49, 55, 59).