Pratt, Ralph Benjamin

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PRATT, Ralph Benjamin (1872-1950)
(biography in preparation)

R.B. PRATT

VIRDEN, MAN., C.P.R. Railway Station, 1899 (E. Martin, Railway Stations in Western Canada, 1980, 22, 24)
KENORA, ONT., C.P.R. Station, 1899 (E. Martin, Railway Stations in Western Canada, 1980, 112)
ST. BONIFACE, MAN., Canadian Northern Railway Station, 1901 (E. Martin, Railway Stations in Western Canada, 1980, 56-7, illus.)
CARBERRY, MAN., Canadian Northern Railway Station, 1904 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 12 Nov. 1904, 5)
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN., Canadian Northern Railway Station, Fisher Avenue East, 1904-05 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 12 Nov. 1904, 5)
EDMONTON, ALTA., Canadian Northern Railway Station, MacKenzie Avenue near 1st Avenue, 1905 (Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 19 Aug. 1905, 11, illus. & descrip.; Edmonton b.p. 133, 22 Aug. 1905; Const., iii, Dec. 1909, 103, illus.)
WINNIPEG, MAN., apartment block for Mayor Thomas Sharpe and Mr. Calledge, Kennedy Street at Sargent Avenue, 1905 (Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 19 Aug. 1905, 11, illus. & descrip.)
SASKATOON, SASK., Canadian Northern Railway Depot and Station, 1st Avenue South at 20th Street East, c. 1905 (Const., iii, Dec. 1909, 99, illus.)
PORT ARTHUR, ONT., Canadian Northern Railway Station, Water Street, 1905-06 (Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 25 July 1905, 20, illus. & descrip.; Port Arthur Daily News, 30 March 1906, 1; dwgs. at Thunder Bay Museum)
PRINCE ALBERT, SASK., Canadian Northern Railway Station, 1906 (Moose Jaw Times, 29 June 1906, 3, descrip.)

PRATT & ROSS

(works in Winnipeg)

(with J.H.G. Russell) ROSLYN ROAD, mansion for Hugh Sutherland, 1906 (Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 7 July 1906, 11, illus. & descrip.; Winnipeg Telegram, 18 Sept. 1906, 55)
ROSEMOUNT APARTMENTS, River Avenue, 1906 (Winnipeg Telegram, 18 Sept. 1906, 55; Const., iii, Dec. 1909, 70, 75, 77, illus. & descrip.)
DEER LODGE HOTEL, Portage Avenue West, at Silver Heights, 1907 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 23 April 1907, 11; 25 April 1907, 5, illus. & descrip.; C.R., xviii, 1 May 1907, 6; Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 27 July 1907, 12, illus.; 30 Oct. 1907, 10, illus. & descrip.; C.A.B., xxi, Feb. 1908, 17-20, illus. & descrip.; Const., iii, May 1910, 84-6, illus & descrip.)
THE GRANGE HOTEL (also called The Carlton Hotel), Lombard Avenue, major addition and extensive remodeling of existing hotel for George Skinner, 1908-09 (Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 14 Nov. 1908, 25, descrip.; Winnipeg Tribune, 28 May 1909, 4, descrip.; 19 Dec. 1908, 26, descrip.)
CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY, Pembina Street in Fort Rouge, new engine house, Stores Building and Machine Shop, 1909; office building, 1911 (Railway & Marine World, xii, Sept. 1909, 632, illus. & descrip.; C.R., xxv, 9 Aug. 1911, 66)
WINNIPEG HORSE SHOW ASSOC., Proud Street, riding academy and arena, and amphitheatre, Colony Street at Osborne Place, 1909 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 24 March 1909, 5, descrip.; Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 27 March 1909, 10, illus. & descrip.; C.R., xxiii, 7 April 1909, 20, t.c.; Const., iii, Dec. 1909, 67-9, illus. & descrip.)
BELGICA BLOCK, Garry Street, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 17 May 1911, 62; Winnipeg, 1987-The Year Past, 37-8, illus.)
WINNIPEG ELECTRIC RAILWAY CO., Mill Street, power plant, 1912 (Canadian Electrical News [Toronto], xxii, Jan. 1913, 43-7, illus. & descrip.; list of works in Manitoba: Pictorial & Biographical, i, 1913, 338-40)
WINNIPEG ELECTRIC RAILWAY CO., Kylemore Avenue near Stafford Street, stable and warehouse in Fort Rouge 'at the south end of the Car Barns', 1912 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 21 June 1912, 8; Canadian Electrical News [Toronto], xxi, July 1912, 65-6, illus. & descrip.)
WINNIPEG ELECTRIC RAILWAY CO., warehouse and garage, Fort Street at Assiniboine Avenue, 1912 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 21 June 1912, 8; Canadian Electrical News [Toronto], xxi, July 1912, 65, descrip.)
(with Charles S. Frost) WINNIPEG ELECTRIC RAILWAY CHAMBERS, Notre Dame Avenue at Albert Street, 1912 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 15 June 1912, 13, illus. & descrip.; Winnipeg Telegram, 31 July 1912, 11, illus. & descrip.; Canadian Electrical News [Toronto], xxi, 21 July 1912, 65, illus. & descrip.; C.R., xxvi, 25 Sept. 1912, 54, illus. & descrip.; xxv, 29 Jan. 1913, 51-2, illus. & descrip.; Early Buildings of Manitoba, 1973, 82, illus.; Winnipeg, 1987-The Year Past, 1989, 51-4, illus.)
WELLINGTON CRESCENT, residence for Lieut. Governor Sir Daniel H. McMillan, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 8 March 1911, 137, t.c.; xxvii, 29 Jan. 1913, 59, illus.; Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 16 Nov. 1912, 13, illus. & descrip.; 22 March 1913, 9, illus.)
WELLINGTON CRESCENT, at Kingsway Avenue, residence for the architect Donald Ross, 1912 (Winnipeg b.p. 3097, 1912; Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 22 March 1913, 9, illus.)
BROWN & RUTHERFORD CO., Sutherland Avenue at Buchanan Street, factory, 1912-13 (Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 14 Dec. 1912, 13, illus. & descrip.)
ADANAC CLUB, Broadway, major addition and alterations, 1913 (C.R., xxvii, 1 Oct. 1913, 71)
JOHN BLACK MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, East Kildonan Road near Leighton Avenue, 1914 (C.R., xxviii, 12 Aug. 1914, 74)
ELMWOOD CEMETERY, Kelvin Boulevard near Hespeler Avenue, administration building, 1914 (Winnipeg City Archives, building permits for 1914)
BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA, Main Street, addition, 1914 (Winnipeg b.p. 1742, 1914; Winnipeg, Monuments to Finance, 1982, ii, 30, illus.)
SCOTT BLOCK, Main Street near Graham Avenue, 1915, reconstruction of the block after a fire in early 1914 (Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 13 Aug. 1915, 5; Winnipeg b.p. 1003, 1915)
STRAND THEATRE, Main Street near Rupert Avenue, 1916 (Winnipeg b.p. 876, 1916)
RIVERVIEW PUBLIC SCHOOL, 1918 (Winnipeg Tribune, 24 June 1918, 2, t.c.)
PRAIRIE COLD STORAGE CO., Bell Avenue near Main Street, a large reinforced concrete warehouse, 1921 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 10 May 1921, 1, descrip.)
BROADWAY, large apartment block for the Notre Dame Investment Co., 1922 (Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 25 Feb. 1922, Section Four, 29, illus. & descrip.)
MASON & RISCH BLOCK, Portage Avenue, rebuilding of the retail store after a fire, 1924 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 3 May 1924, 1, descrip.; 16 May 1924, 1)
BREEN MOTOR CAR CO., Main Street at Wesley Street, 1922; addition, 1925 (C.R., xxxvi, 20 Sept. 1922, 53; Winnipeg b.p. 2503, 1922; Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 5 Aug. 1925, 3, descrip.)
HURST CONST. CO., Fort Street, a two storey office block, 1925 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 25 Feb. 1925, 1)
STOVEL BUILDING, McDermot Street, restoration of the building after a fire, 1925 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 25 Feb. 1925, 1)
WELLINGTON CRESCENT, addition of swimming gallery for the residence of James Richardson, 1926 (dwgs. at MPA, D 18/8)
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Canora Street at St. James Place, facing St. James Park, 1926-27 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 16 June 1926, 1, descrip.; 19 Jan. 1927, 5, descrip.; 4 March 1927, 6, illus. & descrip.; Const., xix, Sept. 1926, 296)
OLDFIELD, KIRBY & GARDNER LTD., Portage Avenue at Vaughan Street, office block, 1928 (C.R., xlii, 5 Sept. 1928, 68)
COCA-COLA LTD., Dagmar Street, bottling plant, 1928 (C.R., xlii, 29 Aug. 1928, 55)
WINNIPEG BADMINTON CLUB, River Avenue at Bricker Street, 1928 (C.R., xlii, 13 June 1928, 67)
ST. JOHN'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Bannerman Avenue at Main Street, 1928 (C.R., xlii, 29 Feb. 1928, 50)
ALLIANCE TABERNACLE, Furby Street near Portage Avenue, 1928 (C.R., xlii, 3 Oct. 1928, 60)
KENNEDY STREET, between Sargent Avenue and Cumberland Avenue, apartment block for an unnamed client, 1929 (Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 21 May 1929, 1)
WINNIPEG PUBLIC BATHS, Sherbrook Street near Portage Avenue, 1930 (C.R., xliv, 9 July 1930, 65, t.c.; Tim Morawetz, Art Deco Architecture Across Canada, 2017, 113, illus. & descrip.)
WINNIPEG POWER CO., Portage Avenue near Vaughan Street, 1931 (R.A.I.C. Journal, viii, April 1931, ix, illus. in advert.)
(with Northwood & Chivers and J.N. Semmens) CIVIC AUDITORIUM, Memorial Boulevard at Vaughan Street, 1932 (C.R., xlvi, 27 Jan. 1932, 77, illus. & descrip.; Const., xxv, Dec. 1932, 273-77, 286, illus. & descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, x, Oct. 1933, 164-9, illus. & descrip.; Tim Morawetz, Art Deco Architecture Across Canada, 2017, 268-69, illus. & descrip.)
OSBORNE STADIUM, Osborne Street near Broadway, 1932 (C.R., xlvi, 30 March 1932, 47)
CORYDON AVENUE, residence for Dr. Steen, 1938 (Winnipeg Tribune, 13 Aug. 1938, 28, descrip.)

(works elsewhere)

RAINY RIVER, ONT., Town Hall & Fire Hall, Fourth Street, 1909 (C.R., xxiii, 22 Sept. 1909, 23, t.c.)
BRANDON, MAN., Prince Edward Hotel and Canadian Northern Railway Terminal, Princess Street at Ninth Avenue, 1910-12; demol. 1980 (C.R., xxiv, 17 Aug. 1910, 41-2, illus. & descrip.; Railway & Marine World, xiii, Sept. 1910, 751, illus. & descrip.; Manitoba Free Press [Winnipeg], 16 July 1910, 21, illus. & descrip.; 24 Feb. 1912, 26, illus. & descrip. of hotel; 1 June 1912, 13, descrip.; Winnipeg Tribune, 24 Feb. 1912, 11, descrip. of the hotel; Const., vi, Jan. 1913, 5-10, illus. & descrip.)
PRINCE ALBERT, SASK., office block for W.J. Christie, 15th Avenue West, 1911-12 (C.R., xxv, 22 Nov. 1911, 64)
DAUPHIN, MAN., Canadian National Railway Station, 1912 (Const., vi, April 1913, 145, illus. & descrip.)
VANCOUVER, B.C., Canadian Northern Pacific Railway Station (now the CNR Station), Station Street, 1916-18 (C.R., xxx, 10 May 1916, 458-9, illus. & descrip.; xxxiii, 19 Nov. 1919, 1080-81, illus. & descrip.; Const., xi, Dec. 1918, 405-06, illus. & descrip.; xiii, Feb. 1920, 55-9, 66, illus. & descrip.; Canadian Railway & Marine World, xix, Sept. 1916, 358, illus. & descrip.; xxi, Feb. 1918, 62, illus.; Vancouver Daily World, 1 Nov. 1919, 13, illus. & descrip.; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
SASKATOON, SASK., Bank of British North America, 2nd Avenue North, 1917 (C.R., xxxi, 12 Sept. 1917, 40)
CARMAN, MAN., Memorial Town Hall, 1919 (C.R., xxxiii, 23 April 1919, 48)
EDMONTON, ALTA., Coca-Cola Bottling Plant, 102nd Street near 103 Avenue, 1919 (Edmonton Bulletin, 1 May 1919, 3, descrip.; Edmonton b.p. 28, 1919)
CALGARY, ALTA., Coca-Cola Bottling Plant, 4th Avenue N.W., 1919 (Edmonton Bulletin, 1 May 1919, 3)
MEDICINE HAT, ALTA., Coca-Cola Bottling Plant, 1st Street, 1919 (Edmonton Bulletin, 1 May 1919, 3)
LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., Coca-Cola Bottling Plant, 8th Street South, 1919 (Edmonton Bulletin, 1 May 1919, 3)
SASKATOON, SASK., Coca-Cola Bottling Plant, 3rd Avenue West, 1919 (Edmonton Bulletin, 1 May 1919, 3)
VANCOUVER, B.C., Coca-Cola Bottling Plant, Richards Street at Smithe Street, 1919 (British Columbia Record [Vancouver], 2 May 1919, 4)
ST. JAMES, MAN., public school, 1922 (C.R., xxxvi, 26 April 1922, 51)
ST. VITAL, MAN., Polo Park Horse Race Track and Clubhouse, for the St. Vital Recreation Club and the Winnipeg Jockey Club, 1924-25 (C.R., xxxviii, 8 Oc.t 1924, 50; Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 10 March 1925, 1, descrip.; 14 March 1925, 1)

R.B. PRATT & ASSOC.

ST. JAMES, MAN., St. James Municipal Hall, Oakdale Place at Portage Avenue, 1938 (Winnipeg Tribune, 23 July 1938, 20, descrip.)
ST. JAMES, MAN., recreational building, 1944 (C.R., lvii, 27 Sept. 1944, 24)
HARSTONE UNITED CHURCH, Sargent Avenue at Ingersoll Street, 1949-50 (C.R., lxii, June 1949, 116, 118)