Strickland, Walter Reginald

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STRICKLAND, Walter Reginald (1841-1915)
(biography in preparation)

W.R. STRICKLAND

(works in Toronto unless noted)

No. 45-47 FRONT STREET EAST, near Church Street, two warehouses for Benjamin Homer Dixon, 1871 (Globe [Toronto], 24 Oct. 1871, 3, t.c.)
No. 49 FRONT STREET EAST, warehouse, 1872 (Globe [Toronto], 1 July 1872, 2, t.c.)
STEWART STREET, Sunday School for St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 1872 (Mail [Toronto], 2 Dec. 1872, 3)
YORK STREET PUBLIC SCHOOL, York Street at Richmond Street West, 1872; demol. (Mail [Toronto], 6 Dec. 1872, 4, descrip.)
ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EPISCOPAL MISSION CHURCH, River Street at Dundas Street East (later moved to Dundas Street East near Oak Street), 1873 (Globe [Toronto], 16 Feb. 1874, 4, descrip.)
OTTAWA, ONT., Normal School, Elgin Street at Lisgar Street, 1874-75 (Free Press [Ottawa], 12 Sept. 1874, 4, descrip.; 21 Sept. 1875, 2, descrip.; Journal of Education for Ontario, xxvii, June 1874, 84-5, descrip.; dwgs. at OA, RG 15-13-2-679)
GUELPH, ONT., Central School, Dublin Street, 1875-77; demol. 1968 (Guelph Daily Mercury, 25 Nov. 1874, 1 & 2, descrip.)
No. 23-33 BEACONSFIELD AVENUE, four pairs of houses, 1881 (Globe [Toronto], 19 Aug. 1881, 7, t.c.)
YONGE STREET, at Richmond Street East, store for George E. McConkey, 1881 (Toronto World, 12 Nov. 1881, 8, descrip.)
ORPHAN'S HOME, Dovercourt Road near Dundas Street West, in Brockton, 1882-83 (Mail [Toronto], 24 May 1882, 6, descrip. 9 Oct. 1882, 2, descrip.; 9 Nov. 1883, 8, descrip.; Globe [Toronto], 10 July 1883, 5, descrip.)
LISGAR STREET, row of twelve houses, 1882 (Telegram [Toronto], 13 July 1882, 4, t.c.)
GIVINS STREET PUBLIC SCHOOL, additions, 1882, 1886 (Toronto, Annual Report of the Inspector of Public Schools for Toronto, 1882, App. 3; 1886, App. 6)
(with Willmot & Stewart) WINNIPEG, MAN., General Hospital, Bannatyne Avenue, 1882-84 (Manitoba Daily Free Press [Winnipeg], 24 May 1882, 8, t.c.)
FRONT STREET WEST, at Lorne Street, factory and warehouse, possibly for Ewing & Co., 1883 (Globe [Toronto], 27 Oct. 1883, 14, t.c.)
DOMINION BREWERY, Queen Street East at Sumach Street, east wing, 1883 (Globe [Toronto], 1 Sept. 1883, 10, t.c.)
DEWSON STREET PUBLIC SCHOOL, 1884 (Globe [Toronto], 28 May 1884, 5, t.c.)
GRANGE PARK, library addition to 'The Grange', residence of Harriet Boulton, 1885 (Art Gallery of Ontario, Goldwin Smith Papers, 1885)
YONGE STREET, near Adelaide Street East, store for J. & J. Lugsdin, 1886 (Telegram [Toronto], 21 May 1886, 3, t.c.)

STRICKLAND & SYMONS

(works in Toronto unless noted)

W.R. BROCK LTD., Bay Street at Wellington Street West, addition of a fourth floor, 1887; demol. c. 1970 (Toronto World, 21 June 1887, 1)
CONSUMERS GAS CO. STATION A, Berkeley Street, engine houses and condensing houses, 1887 (inf. from Consumers Gas Co., Toronto)
CONSUMERS GAS CO., Front Street East near Trinity Street, meter house and office building, 1888 (Globe [Toronto], 27 June 1888, 6, t.c.)
GLADSTONE AVENUE PUBLIC SCHOOL, 1887-88 (Globe [Toronto], 15 Aug. 1887, 5, t.c.; C.A.B., v, Feb. 1892, illus.)
ST. SIMON'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Howard Street at Bloor Street East, 1887-88; addition 1892 (C.A.B., i, May 1888, illus.; Dominion Churchman, xiv, 29 March 1888, 199, descrip.; Toronto b.p. 916, 20 July 1892)
CHURCH OF THE EPIPHANY, Beaty Avenue, Parkdale, new Sunday School, 1888 (Telegram [Toronto], 23 March 1888, 2, t.c.)
NORTH STREET, pair of houses for Frank Arnoldi, 1889 (dwgs. at OA, Strickland & Symons Coll.)
CARLTON STREET, near Church Street, residence for Rev. George Nattress, 1889 (C.A.B., ii, Aug. 1889, 90, illus.)
ST. MATTHEW'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, First Avenue at Degrassi Street, 1889 (C.A.B., ii, July 1889, illus.; Canadian Churchman, 22 Aug. 1889, 503, descrip.; 10 April 1890, 231, descrip.; J.R. Robertson, Landmarks of Toronto, 1904, iv, 103-05, illus. & descrip.)
ST. JOHN'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Toronto Junction, Dundas Street West near Louisa Street, 1889; demol. c. 1925 (Telegram [Toronto], 15 March 1889, 3, t.c.; dwgs. at OA)
COLBORNE STREET, near Leader Lane, warehouse for M. McConnell, 1889 (Telegram [Toronto], 11 May 1889, 7, t.c.)
UPPER CANADA COLLEGE, Avenue Road at Lonsdale Road, improvements to the library, 1890; Master's Residences, Hospital, houses for gardener and engineer, stables, 1891 (Globe [Toronto], 21 Oct. 1890, 3, t.c.; 25 April 1891, 18, t.c.; dwgs. at OA, Horwood Coll. 634)
ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH INSTITUTE, Nelson Street near John Street, 1890; demol. (Toronto World, 21 Nov. 1890, 1, illus & descrip.)
WINGHAM, ONT., St. Paul's Anglican Church, John Street East, 1891-93 (C.A.B., iv, May 1891, illus; Canadian Churchman [Toronto], 5 Oct. 1893, 601)
HAMILTON, ONT., Church of St. John the Evangelist, Hannah Street West at Locke Street South, 1891 (C.R., ii, 1 Aug. 1891, 1, t.c.)
UNION RAILWAY STATION, Front Street West near Simcoe Street, 1893-94; demol. (C.A.B., v, July 1892, illus.; American Architect & Building News [New York], xlv, 28 July 1894, illus.; Toronto Daily Mail, 6 July 1894, 3, descrip.; Eric Arthur, Toronto - No Mean City, 1964, 197, illus. & descrip.)
GLEN ROAD, at Rachel Street, residence for James Henderson, 1893 (Toronto b.p. 1252, 4 April 1893)
DUNBAR ROAD, residence for Mrs. James Haywood, 1893 (Toronto b.p. 1313, 15 May 1893)
DUDSWELL JUNCTION, QUE., railway station for the Quebec Central Railway, 1894 (C.A.B., vii, Feb. 1894, illus.)
PETERBOROUGH, ONT., Canadian General Electric Co., car shop, 1895; addition to compound house, 1896 (C.R., vi, 25 July 1895, 1, t.c.; vii, 27 Aug. 1896, 1, t.c.)
WOODSTOCK, ONT., Market Building, 1895 (Sentinel-Review [Woodstock], 9 July 1895, 4)
PUBLIC LAVATORY, Adelaide Street East at Toronto Street, 1896 (C.A.B., ix, Sept. 1896, 133 & illus.; x, Nov. 1897, 208, illus.)
GRAND VALLEY, ONT., Methodist Church, 1896 (C.R., vii, 30 April 1896, 3; C.A.B., x, Feb. 1897, 37)

STRICKLAND, SYMONS & RAE

PARK BROS. & CO., warehouse, Wellington Street West, 1898, burned 1904 (Toronto b.p. 173, 7 Jan. 1898)
BRAMPTON, ONT., Peel County House of Refuge, 1898 (C.R., viii, 13 Jan. 1898, 2)
WILLIAM JESSOP & SONS, warehouse, Bay Street near Wellington Street, 1898; burned 1904 (C.R., viii, 20 Jan. 1898, 1)

W.R. STRICKLAND

KING STREET WEST, at Dowling Avenue, residence for Mrs. F.M. Patriarche, 1899 (Toronto b.p. 206, 10 Aug. 1899)
STRICKLAND PLACE, Parkdale, eight pairs of houses for Frank Arnoldi, 1901 (Toronto b.p. 164, 9 April 1901; C.R., xii, 24 July 1901, 4)
ONTARIO COUNTY HOUSE OF REFUGE, 1900 (dwgs. at OA, William Blackwell Coll., Roll 13)
PEMBROKE, ONT., Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 1906 (dwgs. at OA, William Blackwell Coll., Roll 56)

COMPETITIONS

TORONTO, ONT., All Saints Anglican Church, Sherbourne Street, 1874. Six architects were invited by the Building Committee to submit plans, but only four firms took up the invitation, including W.R. Strickland. R.C. Windeyer was declared the winner (Anglican Church Archives, Toronto, All Saints Anglican Church, Minutes of the Vestry, January-February 1874)