Page, Forsey Pemberton Bull

PAGE, Forsey Pemberton Bull (1885-1970)
(biography in preparation)

FORSEY PAGE (works in Toronto unless noted)

LANSDOWNE AVENUE, near Wallace Avenue, row of five houses for Ambrose Kent, 1905 (Toronto b.p. 2637, 30 Nov. 1905)
ONTARIO LIME ASSOC., Dupont Street at Manning Avenue, office and warehouse, 1909 (Toronto b.p. 17024, 25 Aug. 1909)
SORAUREN AVENUE, near Dundas Street West, row of four houses for Thomas J. Bowen, 1909-10 (Toronto b.p. 18634, 15 Dec. 1909)
BRADGATE APARTMENTS, Avenue Road near St. Clair Avenue West, 1909 (Const., vi, July 1913, 262-3, illus.)
WELLESLEY STREET WEST, near Yonge Street, apartment block for Mrs. G.F. Madden, 1910 (Toronto b.p. 20249, 2 May 1910)
ROXBOROUGH STREET EAST, near Whitney Avenue, residence for W. Parkyn Murray, 1910 (Toronto b.p. 22776, 13 Aug. 1910; Const., v, Nov. 1912, 65-8, illus.)
FERNDALE AVENUE, residence for Mrs. Gordon H. Armour, 1911 (Toronto b.p. 29299, 27 June 1911)

PAGE & WARRINGTON (works in Toronto unless noted)

MURRAY KAY LTD., Ontario Street near Richmond Street East, warehouse, 1912 (Toronto b.p. 32936, 22 March 1912)
WHITNEY AVENUE, residence for Major J. Allan Murray, 1912 (Toronto b.p. 34443, 31 May 1912; Const., viii, June 1915, 222-5, illus.)
GLENCAIRN AVENUE, at Rosewell Avenue, residence for James J. Salmond, 1912 (Canadian Builder & Carpenter [Toronto], ii, Dec. 1912, 11-15, illus. & descrip.)
JACKES AVENUE, near Yonge Street, residence for Oliver H. Sheppard, 1913 (Toronto b.p. 1650, 7 Jan. 1913; Const., xiv, Jan. 1921, 16, illus.)
NATIONAL CASH REGISTER CO., Christie Street near Dupont Street, factory, 1913 (Toronto b.p. 5586, 9 July 1913, Const., ix, April 1916, 116-20, illus. & descrip.)
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER, Bond Street near Shuter Street, newspaper offices, 1914 (Toronto b.p. 13813, 11 Aug. 1914; Const., xiii, Sept. 1920, 287, illus.)
ROSEDALE ROAD, at Cluny Drive, residence for Dr. Geoffrey Boyd, 1919 (Toronto b.p. 23740, 20 June 1919; Const., xiv, Jan. 1921, 14-16, illus. & descrip.)
BEDFORD PARK PUBLIC SCHOOL, Ranleigh Avenue, major addition, 1919 (Toronto b.p. 26875, 14 Oct. 1919)
TEDDINGTON PARK AVENUE, at Riverview Drive, residence for Dr. William E. Gallie, 1919 (Toronto b.p. 28991, 15 March 1920; Const., xv, July 1922, 212-14, illus.)
WEYBOURNE CRESCENT, residence for Forsey Page, Architect (Const., xiii, Sept. 1920, 292-3, illus.)
YORK MILLS, residence for Mrs. Charles Catto, 1920 (Const., xiii, Sept. 1920, 290-1, illus.)
AVONDALE ROAD, residence for James D. Woods, 1920 (Const., xiii, Sept. 1920, 288-90, illus.)
WHITNEY AVENUE, residence for William E. Wilder, 1920 (Toronto b.p. 35135, 29 Oct. 1920)
DONCLIFFE DRIVE, two houses for Harry S. Sprague and Miss Isabell A. Sutherland, 1921 (C.R., xxxv, 5 Oct. 1921, 56; Const., xvii, June 1924, 202, illus.; xix, Jan. 1926, 36, illus.)
GLEN ELM AVENUE, at Alvin Avenue, residence for Stanford Warrington, Architect, 1921 (Toronto b.p. 43861, 5 Oct. 1921)
HIGHLAND AVENUE, at Roxborough Drive, residence for Lester M. Green, 1921 (Toronto b.p. 37205, 16 March 1921; Const., xvii, June 1924, 198-9, illus.)
PICTON, ONT., The Regent Theatre, Main Street at York Street, for George Cook, 1921-22; facade remodelled in 1931; still standing in 2022 (Daily British Whig [Kingston], 30 Aug. 1921, 5, descrip.; and Weekly British Whig [Kingston], 16 Feb. 1922, 3; Tom Cruickshank et al, The Settler's Dream: A Pictorial History of the Older Buildings of Prince Edward County, 1984, 215-16, illus. & descrip., but lacking attribution to the architects)
SNOWDEN AVENUE, residence for Wylie Hart, 1922 (Const., xv, July 1922, 218-21, illus.; C.H.G., iii, Aug. 1926, 36, illus.; iv, Jan. 1927, 27, illus.)
FOREST HILL ROAD, near Kilbarry Road, residence for John W. McColl, 1922 (C.R., xxxvi, 12 July 1922, 55; C.H.G., vi, April 1929, 40, illus.)
KINGSTON, ONT., residence for an unnamed client, King Street West, 1923 (Daily Standard [Kingston], 5 March 1923, 11, t.c.)
INGLEWOOD DRIVE, residence for Dr. J. Nathan McKinley, c. 1923 (Const., xvii, June 1924, 200-01, illus.)
ST. CLEMENT'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, St. Clement's Avenue at Duplex Avenue, 1924-25 (Toronto b.p. 76370, 19 Nov. 1924; R.A.I.C. Journal, ii, Jan.-Feb. 1925, xxxvii, illus.; iv, April 1927, 143-4, illus.; Const., xix, Feb. 1926, 53-9, illus. & descrip.; dwgs. at OA)
FOREST HILL ROAD, near Kilbarry Road, residence for Frank Harrison, 1925 (C.R., xxxix, 2 Sept. 1925, 866-7, illus. & descrip.; Const., xxi, May 1928, 165-6, illus.)
DAWLISH AVENUE, at Weybourne Avenue, residence for Dr. Victor W. McCormick, 1925 (Toronto b.p. 85536, 4 Nov. 1925; C.R., xlii, 8 Aug. 1928, 37, illus. in advert.)
WEYBOURNE CRESCENT, residence for W.W. Davidson, c. 1926 (Const., xx, April 1927, 121-2, illus.)
RUSSELL HILL ROAD, near Kilbarry Road, for Herbert Watford, c. 1926 (Const., xxi, April 1928, 129-30, illus.; C.H.G., vii, June 1930, 102, illus.)
OAKVILLE, ONT., 'Lisonally Farm', a summer home for Lady Baillie, c. 1926 (C.H.G., vii, May 1930, 36-9, illus.)

PAGE & STEELE (works in Toronto unless noted)

Residential Works

KINGSTON, ONT., for Dr. Ernest B. Sparks, Stuart Street, c. 1927 (C.H.G., v, June 1928, 30, illus.)
MOUNT PLEASANT ROAD, near Blythwood Road, for Archibald M. Huestis, 1927 (C.H.G., v, Aug. 1928, 25, 38-9, illus.)
BURTON ROAD, for Arthur Poyntz, 1928 (C.R., xlii, 7 March 1928, 58)
DAWLISH AVENUE, for Forsey Page, Architect, 1928 (C.H.G., vi, Jan. 1929, 40, illus.; ix, Aug. 1932, 33, illus.; R.A.I.C. Journal, ix, Nov. 1932, 254, illus.)
KITCHENER, ONT., for H.J. Sims, Chicopee Drive, 1929 (C.R., xliii, 10 April 1929, 66; C.H.G., x, Aug. 1933, 26-30, illus.)
JACKES AVENUE, for Harry G. Waterman, 1929 (C.H.G., vii, June 1930, 27, illus.)
BABY POINT CRESCENT, for Carl Austin, 1929 (C.H.G., vii, Feb. 1930, 36, illus.)
WARREN ROAD, near Heath Street West, for George L. Thompson, 1929 (C.H.G., vii, July 1930, 30, illus.)
RIVERVIEW DRIVE, at Snowden Avenue, "Pinebrook", a residence for G.G. Richardson, 1929 (inf. from Toronto Historical Board)
RIVERVIEW DRIVE, near Snowden Avenue, or W. Gordon Mills, 1930 (C.H.G., viii, Feb. 1931, 18, 35, illus.; Toronto Daily Star, 8 April 1938, 36, illus. & descrip.)
DUNLOE ROAD, for Harland Steele, Architect, 1930 (C.H.G., viii, Jan. 1931, 26-8, illus.)
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, for J. Beverly Nalle, 1930 (C.H.G., viii, March 1931, 94, illus.; Aug. 1931, 28-9, illus.; R.A.I.C. Journal, ix, April 1932, 101, 103, illus. & descrip.)
LYMPSTONE AVENUE, for Thomas M. Mix, 1931 (Toronto Star, 12 Dec. 1930, 38, illus.; C.H.G., ix, Oct. 1932, 33, illus.)
WATERLOO, ONT., for Frank S. Hodgins, John Street West, 1932 (C.H.G., ix, Dec. 1932, 36-7, illus.)
ROBINWOOD AVENUE, for Donald W. Nasmith, 1933 (C.R., xlvii, 25 Jan. 1933, 39)
ROSEMARY LANE, for Byron B. Kennedy, 1933 (C.R., xlvii, 26 July 1933, 37)
ROSEMARY LANE, for Wilfrid H. Jolliffe, 1933 (C.R., xlvii, 15 March 1933, 36)
ROSEMARY LANE, for William K. Jamieson, 1933 (C.R., xlvii, 26 April 1933, 39)
ROSEMARY LANE, for Forsey Page, Architect, 1933 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xiii, April 1936, 70, illus.; C.H.G., xiv, July-Aug. 1937, 24, illus.)
LAWRENCE CRESCENT, for Dr. James B. Hanley, 1933 (C.H.G., xi, Aug.-Sept. 1934, 24, illus.)
COBOURG, ONT., for Richard T. Mohan, King Street East, 1934 (C.H.G., xii, March 1935, 34-8, illus.; Ontario Association of Architects, Catalogue of the Fifth Biennial Exhibition, 1935, 10, illus.)
OLD FOREST HILL ROAD, the 'General Electric House', for Byron B. Kennedy, 1935 (C.H.G., xiii, March 1936, 13-15, illus.; Aug.-Sept. 1936, 44, illus.; Toronto Star, 17 July 1936, 15, descrip.)
GALT, ONT., for W.A. Osbourne, Blair Road, 1936 (C.R., vol. 50, 7 Oct. 1936, 40; C.H.G., xiv, Dec. 1937, 28-9, illus.; dwgs. at OA)
ROBINWOOD AVENUE, for John S. Brown, 1936 (C.H.G., xiv, Sept. 1937, 26-7, illus.)
NORTH YORK, for Walter M. Harris, Donwoods Drive, 1936 (C.H.G., xiv, Oct. 1937, 28-9, illus.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xiv, Dec. 1937, 254, illus.)
ETOBICOKE, ONT., for Ross Hendrick, King George's Road, 1936 (E. Ingolfsrud & A. Keefer, Kingsway Park: Triumph in Design, 1994, 35, 56, illus.)
LONDON, ONT., for J.G. McEachern, Victoria Street, 1937 (C.H.G., xv, Jan.-Feb. 1938, 20-1, illus.; dwgs. at Univ. of Western Ontario, D.B. Weldon Library, Moore Coll.)
NORTH YORK, for Hubert Page, Bayview Avenue, 1937 (C.H.G., xv, May 1938, 40, illus.)
DOUGLAS CRESCENT, for Vincent DeVita, 1938 (Toronto Star, 17 June 1938, 30, illus. & descrip.)
GRAVENHURST, ONT., for G.E. Guest and A.R. Ferguson, 1938 (C.H.G., xv, Nov. 1938, 44, illus.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xvi, May 1939, 113, illus.; xxii, July 1945, 142, illus.)
PARK LANE APARTMENTS, St. Clair Avenue West near Deer Park Crescent, 1937 (Financial Post [Toronto], 22 Jan. 1938, 8, extensive descrip. & illus.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xv, May 1938, 110, illus.; Tim Morawetz, Art Deco Architecture Across Canada, 2017, 142-43, illus. & descrip.; dwgs. at OA)
WHITEHALL APARTMENTS, St. Clair Avenue West near Yonge Street, 1938 (Toronto Daily Star, 22 April 1938, 10, illus. & descrip.; Financial Post [Toronto], 11 June 1938, 15, illus. & descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xvi, Jan. 1939, 12-13, illus.; Tim Morawetz, Art Deco Architecture Across Canada, 2017, 145, illus. & descrip.)
BATHURST STREET, at Elderwood Drive, in Forest Hill Village, a pair of duplex apartment blocks for A.A. Kennedy, 1938 (Toronto Daily Star, 8 April 1938, 36, descrip.; 14 April 1938, 20, illus.)
GARDEN COURT APARTMENTS, Bayview Avenue near Millwood Road, 1939 (Toronto Star, 30 Dec. 1938, 11, illus. & descrip.; Financial Post [Toronto], 7 Jan. 1939, 8, illus. & descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xvi, Nov. 1939, 234-9, illus. & descrip.; C.R., liii, 14 Feb. 1940, 5-8, illus. & descrip.; liv, 24 Sept. 1941, 10-17, illus. & descrip.; W. Dendy & W. Kilbourn, Toronto Observed, 1986, 246-8, illus.; H. Kalman, History of Canadian Architecture, 1994, 774-5, illus. & descrip.; Tim Morawetz, Art Deco Architecture Across Canada, 2017, 147-49, illus. & descrip.; dwgs. at OA)
WESTON, for John R. Maynard, Queen's Drive, 1938-39 (Toronto Star, 16 Dec. 1938, 41, illus.; C.H.G., xvi, Oct. 1939, 40-1, illus.)
NORTH YORK, for J.W. Bishop, Highland Crescent, 1939 (C.H.G., xvii, Jan.-Feb. 1940, 22-5, illus.)
OLD FOREST HILL ROAD, for Richard T. Mohan, 1939 (C.H.G., xvii, April 1940, 22-5, illus.)
BATHURST STREET, near Burton Road, for James McKinley, 1939 (C.H.G., xvii, May 1940, 42, illus.)
KILBARRY ROAD, residence for Forsey Page, architect, 1940 (Toronto Star, 21 Oct. 1940, 25, illus. & descrip.)
NORTH YORK, for Earle C. Brockett, Bayview Avenue at Bridle Path, 1940 (C.H.G., xvii, Dec. 1940, 33, illus.)
KITCHENER, ONT., for John E. Motz, Queen Street, 1941 (C.H.G., xviii, Dec. 1941, 24-6, illus.)
SUDBURY, ONT., The Randolph Apartments, Elm Street West, 1941-42 (C.R., liv, 5 Nov. 1941, 46; dwgs. at OA)
NORTH YORK, for Dr. S.A. MacGregor, Mason Boulevard, 1944 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxii, July 1945, 141, illus.)
FOREST HILL MANOR APARTMENTS, Eglinton Avenue West at Old Forest Hill Road, 1944-45 (dwgs. at OA)
NORTH YORK, for Rev. Dr. S.T. Martin, Bayview Avenue, 1945 (C.H.G., xxii, Nov. 1945, 34-5, illus.)
NORTH YORK, for Harland Steele, Architect, Bridle Path, 1946 (C.H.G., xxiv, March 1947, 25, illus.)
NORTH YORK, for Harold H. Rosser, Bayview Avenue, 1948 (C.H.G., xxv, Dec. 1948, 21, illus.)
NORTH YORK, for George Edwards, York Mills, 1949 (C.H.G., xxvii, July 1950, 25-7, illus.)

Other Works in Toronto unless noted

NATIONAL MOTORS LTD., Bay Street at Wellesley Street West, 1927; demol. 1991 (R.A.I.C. Journal, iv, June 1927, xxxiii, illus. in advert.)
ALLISTON, ONT., St. Andrew's Anglican Church, Wellington Street West near Ontario Street, 1927 (dwgs. at OA)
KIMBOURNE PARK UNITED CHURCH, Wolverleigh Boulevard, 1929 (C.R., xlii, 7 Nov. 1928, 1175, illus. & descrip.; dwgs. at OA)
NEWMARKET, ONT., dormitory for Pickering College, Bayview Avenue, north of Mulock Drive, 1931-32 (Toronto Star, 19 Sept. 1930, 33; 10 April 1931, 28; Canadian Hotel Review, viii, Oct. 1930, 33)
FOREST HILL PUBLIC SCHOOL, Dunloe Road at Hawarden Crescent, 1931-32; addition of South Preparatory School, 1938-39 (R.A.I.C. Journal, x, March 1933, 56, illus.; C.R., li, 5 Oct. 1938, 35)
FOREST HILL NORTH PREPARATORY SCHOOL, Spadina Road North near Chaplin Crescent, 1936 (Daily Commercial News [Toronto], 27 Feb. 1936, 1, illus.; C.R., vol. 50, 4 March 1936, 28; R.A.I.C. Journal, xiv, June 1937, 112-13, illus. & descrip.)
RICHMOND HILL, ONT., Post Office Building, for the Government of Canada, Yonge Street at Centre Avenue, 1936 (Daily Commercial News [Toronto], 2 March 1936, 1, illus. & descrip.)
PICTOU, N.S., Pictou Academy, 1939 (C.R., lii, 4 Jan. 1939, 28, t.c.; dwgs. at OA)
FOREST HILL WEST PREPARATORY SCHOOL, Ridge Hill Drive at Glenarden Road, 1940-41 (C.R., liii, 24 July 1940, 46; R.A.I.C. Journal, xxi, Nov. 1944, 251, 254, illus.)
ONTARIO COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, Gerrard Street East near Church Street, new facade and major addition to College, 1940, originally designed in 1885 by Matthew Sheard; altered and restored 2016-18, and now The Centre for Urban Innovation at Ryerson University (R.A.I.C. Journal, xix, March 1942, 42-4, illus.; Building [Toronto], lxix, Oct/Nov. 2019, 41-43, illus. & descrip.)
ORILLIA, ONT., office building for OTACO Ltd., West Street, 1943 (dwgs. at OA, Sproatt & Rolph Coll.)
FOREST HILL MUNICIPAL HALL, Lonsdale Road, 1945 (C.R., lvii, 15 Nov. 1944, 31; R.A.I.C. Journal, xxii, Feb. 1945, 31, illus.)
CALEDONIA, ONT., The Gypsum, Lime & Alabastine Co. Ltd., a large factory building, 1945 (Financial Post [Toronto], 21 July 1945, 12, descrip.)
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, Wallberg Memorial Chemistry Building, College Street near St. George Street, 1946-48 (C.R., lix, Aug. 1946, 153; R.A.I.C. Journal, xxvii, June 1950, 194-6, illus.)
CANADIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY, Sherbourne Street, service building, 1946; Administration Building, Wellesley Street East at Jarvis Street, 1949 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxiii, July 1946, 168-9, illus.; C.R., lxii, Aug. 1949, 224; J. Martins-Mantega, Peter Dickinson Architect, 2010, 48, illus. of Wellesley Street East Building of 1949).
SAULT STE. MARIE, ONT., Public School, Elizabeth Street, 1947 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxiv, Oct. 1947, 360, illus.)
GALT, ONT., Public School, Lincoln Avenue, 1947 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxiv, Oct. 1947, 361, illus.; xxviii, May 1951, 135, illus.)
CORNWALL, ONT., Knox United Church, Sydney Street, 1947 (C.R., lix, Dec. 1946, 74)
NIAGARA FALLS., ONT., Collegiate & Vocational School, 1948 (C.R., lxi, April 1948, 144)
FOREST HILL COLLEGIATE, Eglinton Avenue West at Chaplin Crescent, 1947-48 (C.R., lx, Sept. 1947, 174, t.c.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xxvii, May 1950, 171, illus.)
EXETER, ONT., High School, 1948 (C.R., lxi, March 1948, 171)
SAULT STE. MARIE, ONT., major addition to King George Public School, 1948 (Sault Daily Star, 17 Feb. 1948, 5, descrip.)
AURORA, ONT., Public School, Victoria Street, 1948 (C.R., lxi, July 1948, 128)
LINDSAY, ONT., National Textiles Co., office and factory, 1948 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxv, Nov. 1948, 414-15, illus.)
PAGE & STEELE ARCHITECTS, 72 St. Clair Avenue West near Yonge Street, office building for the architects, 1947-48 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxv, Oct. 1948, 383-5, illus.; J. Martins-Mantega, Peter Dickinson Architect, 2010, 44-5, illus.)
BAY-WELLINGTON BUILDING, Bay Street at Wellington Street, office tower, 1949 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxvi, Sept. 1949, 284-5, illus.)
BRITISH - AMERICAN OIL CO., northwest corner of Bay Street at College Street, an 8 storey office building, 1950 (Financial Post [Toronto], 5 March 1949, 4, descrip.; 6 Jan. 1951, 32, descrip.; J. Martins-Mantega, Peter Dickinson Architect, 2010, 49, illus.)
OHIO CHEMICAL CO. OF CANADA, factory, "...near the Toronto waterfront", 1949 (Financial Post [Toronto], 4 June 1949, 16)
EXETER, ONT., Public School, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, June 1950, 125)
NORTH YORK, St. Joseph's High School, Bayview Avenue near Newton Drive, 1950 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxvii, Nov. 1950, 381-83)
(with Kaplan & Sprachman) YOUNG MEN'S & YOUNG WOMEN'S HEBREW ASSOCIATION, Spadina Avenue at Bloor Street West, 1950 (C.R., lxiii, April 1950, 126)

N.B. for detailed list and illustrations of works by Page & Steele after 1950 to 1961, see the recent book by J. Martins-Mantega, entitled Peter Dickinson Architect, 2010, illus. Many of these buildings were designed by Peter Dickinson, a staff architect with the office of Page & Steele.

COMPETITIONS

AN IDEAL ONTARIO HOME, 1930. Page & Steele were one of 239 architects, draftsmen and architectural students from across Canada who submitted an entry in this competition sponsored by the T. Eaton Department Store Co. in Toronto. They received 2nd Prize of $1,500 for their effort (Sault Daily Star [Sault Ste. Marie], 22 March 1930, 2). The overall winner was Harold Savage of Toronto.