Architectural Index for Ontario

Information on Architect: Strickland & Symonds, (firm)

Notes Walter Strickland (Canadian) and William Symonds (English).

Address: 42 Carlton Street
Type of Building: Houses
Notes: Built for Dr. Nattress.

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Journal of Canadian Art History 1997 n/a 91 18 1

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Address: 135 First Avenue
Type of Building: Churches
Name of Building: St. Matthew's and St. John's

Building completed 1890

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Toronto Voice 2001 Jul/Aug 16

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Address: 227 Front Street East
Type of Building: Performing Arts Centres
Name of Building: Joey and Toby Tannenbaum Opera Centre
Notes: A rehersal hall owned by the Canadian Opera Company. One building owned by the COC was originally a factory / warehouse -- part of the Gas Works complex which was built in 1888 by Strickland & Symons. The Opera Centre also includes three buildings immediately adjacent to the Gas Works Building which used to be the Standard Wollen Knitting Mills.

Building completed 1988
Altered c1983

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Cabbagetown remembered 1984 n/a 83-84
Contract Magazine 1987 Jan/Feb 58-61 6 1
Houses of old Toronto 1977 n/a 86-89
Toronto Star 2000 Dec. K4-5 Sat. 2nd

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Address: 0 Station Street
Type of Building: Railway Stations
Name of Building: Union Station - Second
Notes: 1893-1894 addition by Strickland & Symonds was built on the south side of Front Street. It was connected to the 1873 building by a long concourse which bridged Station Street. For the THIRD (present) Union Station, see: 65 Front Street West.

Foundation started 1871
Cornerstone laid June 1872
Building completed 1871-1873
Altered 1893-894
Demolished Oct. 1927

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
A Street Called Front 1983 n/a 12-13
Lost Toronto : images of the city's past 1993 n/a 38-40
Metallic Roof Co. of Canada Ltd. 1900 n/a f.129
Romanesque Head Office of Confederation Life Assn. 1997 n/a 17
Selected Papers / Society for the Study of Arch... 1977 n/a 40 2
Toronto Star 1981 Sept F18 Sun 27th