Morgan, Victor Llewellyn

MORGAN, Victor Llewellyn (1888-1936) was born in London, Ont. on 14 April 1888 and articled with the Toronto firm of Symons & Rae from 1903 to 1908. He moved to Sudbury to manage the branch office of Angus & Angus of North Bay from 1914 to 1916, then operated his own office in Sudbury in 1916-19. He then relocated to Toronto in 1920 and specialised in the design of eclectically styled walk-up apartment houses in the Forest Hill, High Park and North Toronto neighbourhoods. Morgan died in Toronto on 26 February 1936 (obit. Telegram [Toronto], 27 Feb. 1936, 2;; obit. Gazette [Montreal], 27 Feb. 1936, 6; inf. Ontario Assoc. of Architects). His son was Henry D.L. Morgan, also active as an architect in Toronto after 1938.

(works in Toronto unless noted)

LAWTON MANOR APARTMENTS, Lawton Boulevard at Lonsdale Road, for Blakely & Hunter, 1927 (Toronto b.p. 97819, 20 April 1927; C.R., xli, 27 April 1927, 57)
UPPER CANADA APARTMENTS, Lonsdale Road near Dunvegan Road, 1927 (C.R., xli, 27 April 1927, 57)
HILLHOLME APARTMENTS, Bloor Street West at High Park Avenue, 1927 (C.R., xli, 27 April 1927, 57)
OLD ORCHARD GROVE, near Yonge Boulevard, apartment house, 1927 (C.R., xli, 1 June 1927, 54)
HIGH PARK MANSIONS, Bloor Street West at Parkview Gardens, 1927 (C.R., xli, 29 June 1927, 52)
SUDBURY, ONT., residence for R. Peter Ross, McNaughton Terrace, 1928 (C.R., xlii, 11 July 1928, 70)
EGLINTON AVENUE WEST, near Oriole Parkway, commercial block of five stores and apartments for S. DeMarco, 1930 (Telegram [Toronto], 18 Feb. 1931, 14, illus.)
ALVIN APARTMENTS, Vaughan Road near Kenwood Avenue, 1930 (Toronto Star, 25 April 1930, 34)
BATHURST STREET, near St. Clair Avenue West, apartment house for Louis Burbin, 1930 (C.R., xliv, 25 June 1930, 75)
LONSDALE ROAD, near Spadina Road, apartment house for Blakely & Hunter, 1930-31 (C.R., xliv, 5 Nov. 1930, 63)
CLAXTON MANOR, Bathurst Street near Claxton Boulevard, apartment house for Kensington Buildings Ltd., 1931 (Toronto Star, 13 Feb. 1931, 31)
VAUGHANDALE APARTMENTS, Vaughan Road near Wychwood Avenue, 1931 (C.R., xlv, 22 July 1931, 58)
CLAXTON BOULEVARD, at Raglan Avenue, apartment house, 1935 (C.R., xlix, 10 July 1935, 35)