Architectural Index for Ontario

Information on Architect: Baldwin, William

Date of Birth 1775
Date of Death 1844
Education Edinburgh, Scotland MD
Notes Settled in York (Toronto, Ont.) in 1802. . . .In addition to medicine and law Baldwin occasionally turned his hand to architecture, at which he seems to have been a talented amateur. He built Spadina House in 1818 and resided there unitl it burned in 1835, when he replaced it on site with a smaller house in stucco and built a large brick home ( at Front and Bay) in York. - Eric Arthur, No Mean City.

Address: 252 Adelaide Street East
Type of Building: Office Buildings
Name of Building: Bank of Upper Canada

Building completed 1825-1827

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
252 Adelaide Street East : a profile... 1980 n/a all
Canadian Architect 1982 April 29 27 4
Canadian Interiors 1983 Jan/Feb 34-35 20 2
Canadian Interiors 1982 Jan/Feb 8 19 1/2
Fred Cumberland : Building the Victorian Dream 1997 n/a 258
Iron: Cast and wrought iron in Canada.... 1982 X 119
Lost Toronto : images of the city's past 1993 n/a 234
Money Matters 1990 X 33-34
Rotunda 1992 Spring 47-49 24 2
Toronto Star 1978 July ? 2nd
Toronto Star 1975 July ? 21st
Toronto Star 1985 April ? 20th
Toronto Star 1978 July G9 Sat. 15th
Toronto, Carved in Stone 1984 x 12

End of record
Address: 44 Front Street West
Intersection: Bay Street
Type of Building: Mansions
Name of Building: William Warren Baldwin House

Building completed 1835
Demolished 1889

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Lost Toronto : images of the city's past 1993 n/a 30-31
Spirit of Place 1988 n/a 9