Gardiner, William Frederick

GARDINER, William Frederick (1884-1951)
(biography in preparation)

W.F. GARDINER (works in Vancouver)

B.C. PERMANENT LOAN & SAVINGS CO., a three storey commercial block, s.e. corner of Homer Street at West Pender Street, for P. Drost, 1908-09, and now called The Victorian Hotel (Vancouver Daily World, 14 March 1908, 20, illus. & descrip.; 11 April 1908, 1, descrip.; H. Kalman, Exploring Vancouver, 1978, 97, illus.; City of Vancouver b.p., 16 Nov. 1909; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives; inf. Andy Coupland, Vancouver)
DROST & TURNBULL BLOCK, n.e. corner of West Pender Street at Homer Street, 1908, and later called Hartney Chambers (Vancouver Daily World, 18 July 1908, 14, illus. & descrip.)
McLEAN DRIVE, at Hastings Street, four houses for the National Finance Co., 1908 (Vancouver Daily World, 24 Oct. 1908, 13)
HUTCHINSON BLOCK, West Pender Street near Richards Street, for D.D. Hutchinson, and later called the Montgomery Apartment Block, 1909 (Vancouver Daily World, 5 April 1909, 10, descrip.; C.R., xxiii, 12 May 1909, 39; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
(with Pearce & Hope) PROVINCIAL NORMAL SCHOOL, West 10th Avenue at Cambie Street, 1910; Lodge Building at the entrance, with perimeter stone fence, gardens and landscaping, 1910-11 (Vancouver Daily World, 25 April 1910, Section Two, 8, descrip.; 19 Nov. 1910, 12, t.c.; B.C., Sessional Papers, 1910, Public Accounts, 110)
LONDON HOTEL, Main Street near Union Street, 1910 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
CENTRAL CITY MISSION, Abbott Street, a six storey building, 1910-11; and later addition of four floors on top of existing block, 1912 (Saturday Sunset [Vancouver], 9 July 1910, 46, illus.; Vancouver Daily World, 26 Oct. 1912, 12, illus. & descrip.; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
NORTH VANCOUVER, a 2 storey block for the North Vancouver Land & Improvement Co., on The Esplanade, 1911 (The Express [North Vancouver], 7 July 1911, 7, t.c.)
CAMBIE STREET, at West 8th Avenue, apartment block and stores for Mr. Mathews, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 26 July 1911, 61, t.c.)
GEORGIA STREET, at Homer Street, commercial block for Mahon, McFarland & Proctor, 1911-12 (C.R., xxv, 27 Dec. 1911, 64, t.c.)
POWELL STREET, near Columbia Street, apartment block for H. Hemlow, 1912 (Province [Vancouver], 26 Oct. 1912, 30, descrip.)
MAIN STREET, at Gore Avenue, apartment block for Barrett & Deane, 1913 (Province [Vancouver], 22 March 1913, 26, descrip.)
MAHON BLOCK, Hastings Street near Homer Street, c. 1913 (list of works in biography in E. Scholefield, British Columbia: From the Earliest Times to the Present, 1914, 376-9)
BROADWAY THEATRE, Main Street near 10th Avenue, 1916 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
SHAUGHNESSY HEIGHTS, residence for Benjamin W. Greer, Angus Avenue near Marpole Avenue, designed 1920; but not built until 1926 (Vancouver Sun, 14 July 1920, 8; City of Vancouver b.p. 9609, 31 May 1926)
MARSHALL-WELLS CO., Carrall Street, major extension, with a large warehouse, 1922-23 (C.R., xxxvi, 25 Oct. 1922, 46; Vancouver Sun, 15 Jan. 1923, 11, illus. & detailed architectural descrip.)
POINT GREY ROAD, near Larch Street, residence for Dr. John A. McAlpine, 1924 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
HOME OIL CO., automobile service stations at various locations in Vancouver, 1927-37 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
HOME OIL CO., auto service station, West 41st Avenue and Granville Street, for Bruce Cash, 1927-28 (Vancouver Sun, 16 March 1928, 19 and 23, illus. & detailed architectural descrip.)
ROBSON STREET, between Bute Street and Jervis Street, small apartment block of 10 suites, 1928 (Province [Vancouver], 14 March 1928, 20)
ROYAL YORK APARTMENTS, Cornwall Street at Vine Street, 1930 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
CHINESE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Keefer Street near Gore Street, 1930 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
CROFTON HOUSE SCHOOL, Jervis Street at Nelson Street, 1930; demol. 1969 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
WEST 41st. AVENUE, at Granville Street, stores and service station for John A. Conkey, 1932 (C.R., xlvi, 27 April 1932, 59)
CRIPPLED CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, West 59th Avenue near Ontario Street, 1933-34 (C.R., xlvii, 8 Feb. 1933, 34; Vancouver News-Herald, 14 May 1934, 8; dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
SPENCER FOOD MARKET, West 4th Avenue, 1933 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
HOWE STREET, at Dunsmuir Street, southwest corner, a two storey block of 7 retail stores and 19 apartments for W.C. Todd, 1936 (Vancouver Sun, 31 March 1936, 9; The Province [Vancouver], 1 April 1936, 5, descrip.)
CENTRAL PARK FUNERAL HOME, Kingsway at Ormidale Street, 1937 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
WESTERN AUTO SUPPLY CO., West Georgia Street at Richards Street, southwest corner, a large one storey commercial block, 1937 (Vancouver Sun, 17 May 1937, 12; The Province [Vancouver], 3 June 1937, 3, descrip.)
HOME OIL CO., Beach Avenue at Thurlow Street, warehouse, 1938 (C.R., li, 30 March 1938, 49)
CRIPPLED CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, West 59th Avenue near Heather Street, 1938-39 (Vancouver Province, Saturday Magazine, 7 Jan. 1939, 3, illus.)
ADERA STREET, near West 52nd Avenue, residence for Leonard D. Dueck, 1938 (Daily Province [Vancouver], 1 Oct. 1938, 17, illus. & descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xvi, May 1939, 99, illus.; C.H.G., xvi, Aug. 1939, 23, illus.)
ORANGE HALL APARTMENTS, Gore Avenue at East Hastings Street, 1943 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
WEST 35th AVENUE, near Collingwood Street, residence for Wallace C. Hammond, c. 1947 (C.H.G., xxiv, Oct. 1947, 52-3, illus.)
BANK OF TORONTO, Cambie Street at West 18th Avenue, 1947 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, Fraser Street at West 46th Avenue, 1950 (dwgs. at Vancouver City Archives)
D'AILLARD'S STORE, Granville Street near West Georgia Street, 1950 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxvii, Sept. 1950, 304, illus.)

W.F. GARDINER (works elsewhere)

NEW WESTMINISTER, B.C., addition of a new storey, with extensive remodelling of the old Masonic Block, for the Westminster Trust Co., Columbia Street at Lorne Street, 1909 (Chilliwack Progress, 26 May 1909, 1, illus. & descrip.)
VICTORIA, B.C., Hampton Court Apartments, Cook Street at Leonard Street, 1913 (C.R., xxvii, 26 March 1913, 72)
NANAIMO, B.C., residence for E.H. Bird, Vancouver Avenue near Townsite Road, 1913 (Nanaimo Free Press, 9 June 1913, 3, t.c.)
COURTENAY, B.C., Canadian Bank of Commerce, 1919-20, and residence F.C. Brock, the Manager of the bank, 1920 (The Islander (Cumberland), 22 May 1920, 5, descrip.; Vancouver Sun, 5 June 1920, 10, descrip.)
COMOX, B.C., major additions and alterations to St. Josephs Hospital, 1920 (The Islander (Cumberland), 22 May 1920, 5, descrip.; Vancouver Sun, 31 Oct. 1920, 56, descrip.)
LULU ISLAND, large new dairy barn on the ranch of Nels Nelson, 1920 (Vancouver Sun, 6 April 1920, 2, descrip.)
ANYOX, B.C., Canadian Bank of Commerce, 1920 (C.R., xxxiv, 25 Aug. 1920, 49)
WEST SUMMERLAND, B.C., Canadian Bank of Commerce, 1920 (Vancouver Sun, 9 Aug. 1920, 11, descrip.)
WILLIAM LAKE, B.C., Canadian Bank of Commerce, 1920 (Vancouver Sun, 9 Aug. 1920, 11, descrip.)
ANNACIS ISLAND STOCK FARMS LTD., residence and large stock barn and farm for Stuart G. Johnson, 1920 (C.R., xxxiv, 4 Aug. 1920, 58, t.c.; Vancouver Sun, 20 Aug. 1920, 2, descrip.)
NANAIMO, B.C., Nanaimo Fish Oil & Fish Meat Refinery Co., factory, mill, wharf, drying sheds for J.B. Jardine, on the waterfront facing Discovery Bay, 1920 (Vancouver Sun, 27 July 1920, 14, descrip.; C.R., xxxiv, 4 Aug. 1920, 58)
KEREMEOS, B.C., Canadian Bank of Commerce, 1921 (C.R., xxxv, 6 April 1921, 58)
POWELL RIVER, B.C., Canadian Bank of Commerce, 1923 (Vancouver Daily World, 15 June 1923, 5)
HARRISON HOT SPRINGS, B.C., hotel and cottages for the Vancouver Syndicate, 1925 (C.R., xxxix, 24 June 1925, 55)
NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C., a new Golf & Country Club in Capilano Canyon, for Club Internationale " the Spanish style", 1926 (North Shore Press [North Vancouver], 6 Aug. 1926, 1, illus. & descrip.; Vancouver Sun, 7 Aug. 1926, 24, illus. & descrip.; inf. Robert Hamilton, of Hamilton, Ont.)
NANAIMO, B.C., Oak Tree Auto Sales, Front Street, 1929 (Foundation Group, Nanaimo Heritage Gateways, 1986)
VICTORIA, B.C., Canadian Bank of Commerce, Government Street at Fort Street, major alterations to exterior and interior, 1929 (Victoria Daily Times, 14 Jan. 1929, 15, detailed descrip.)
COURTENAY, B.C., Noel Motors Ltd., auto showroom for Ford Motor Co., with repair shop and Home Oil Gas Station, Island Highway at Mill Street, 1929 (Courtenay Free Press, 25 July 1929, 1, descrip.; and 7 Nov. 1929, 1 & 3, descrip.; Cumberland Islander, 26 July 1929, 4, descrip.)
NORTH VANCOUVER, Canadian Bank of Commerce, Lonsdale Avenue, extensive remodelling of bank into an medical & dental office building, 1933 (North Shore Press [North Vancouver], 28 July 1933, 7, descrip.)
LANGLEY PRAIRIE, B.C., alterations to stock ranch for Maj. Austin Taylor, and addition of new stable buildings, 1934 (Langley Advance, 24 May 1934, 4)
PARKSVILLE, VANCOUVER ISLAND, commercial block and bank for Thomas Wilson, 1934 (Nanaimo Free Press, 8 Sept. 1934, 2, descrip.)
QUALICUM, B.C., residence for Maj. James R. Lowery, c. 1935 (C.H.G., xvii, May 1940, 23, illus.)
BRALORNE, B.C., a tract of 30 houses for the mining town, in the Bridge District, 1937 (Province [Vancouver], 9 June 1937, 7, descrip.)
VICTORIA, B.C., Cathay Apartment Hotel, Douglas Street at Courtney Street, 1937 (C.R., vol. 50, 20 Jan. 1937, 34, t.c.)
VICTORIA, B.C., Royal Jubilee Hospital, Adanac Pavilion, Richmond Road, 1946-47 (Donald Luxton & Jennifer Barr, Saanich Heritage Structures, 2008, 170, illus. & descrip.)
VICTORIA, B.C., Great Enterprise Fish Co., Yates Street, 1949-50 (Hallmark Society, Capitol Regional District Art Deco and Moderne, c. 1986)
VICTORIA, B.C., Bank of Toronto, Yates Street, 1950 (M. Segger & D. Franklin, Exploring Victoria's Architecture, 1996, 81-2, illus.)


VANCOUVER, B.C., Simon Fraser Public School, West 16th Avenue, 1908. W.F. Gardiner was one of 19 architects who submitted a design for this new school. He was not among the three finalists, and the commission was awarded to Pearce & Hope (Vancouver Daily World, 9 April 1908, 10; 12 May 1908, 10)