Whitehead, Herbert Thomas

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WHITEHEAD, Herbert Thomas (1882-1936), an obscure figure active in Victoria, B.C. where he designed his own house in 1913. This project was a discriminating essay in the California bungalow style with half-timber gables incorporated into the wood frame construction, a device he employed on other commissions for small apartment buildings near the downtown area. No information can be found on his activity after 1914 (D. Luxton, Building the West: The Early Architects of British Columbia, 2003, 486, 523).

SAANICH, residence for the architect, Prillaman Avenue, 1913 (M. Segger & D. Franklin, Exploring Victoria's Architecture, 1996, 260, illus.; Donald Luxton & Jennifer Barr, Saanich Heritage Structures, 2008, 133, illus. & descrip.)
JOSEPH STREET, at Bushby Street, apartment block for Mr. Tabbernor, 1913 (Daily Colonist [Victoria], 2 April 1913, 2)
MENZIES STREET, at Toronto Street, apartment block with shops, 1913 (Daily Colonist [Victoria], 6 June 1913, 3)
ROCKLAND AVENUE, near Alexander Avenue, residence for William H. Wilkerson, 1913 (C.R., xxvii, 2 July 1913, 71)