Architectural Index for Ontario


Information on Architect: Darling & Pearson, (firm)


Biography
Notes Frank Darling - a Toronto architect who practiced in the late 1800s / early 1900s. In partnerships with a number of architects (Henry Macdougall, Samual Curry, Henry Sproatt and John Pearson).


Address: 205 Carlton Street
Intersection: Parliament Street
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Canadian Bank of Commerce

Dates
Building completed 1905

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Construction 1910 Sept. 58 3

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Address: 65 Church Street
Type of Building: Parsonages
Name of Building: St. James Parish House
Notes: Built on the site of St. James' Parochial School. It originally consisted of ofices, meeting rooms, a gymnasium, and classrooms. There have been many changes to the building, including a 1958 renovation and the addition of a Diocesan Centre at the east end in 1963. SEE: St. James Condominiums for proposal (year 2000 / 2001) to replace it with condominiums.

Dates
Officially opened May 1910
Altered 1958,1963

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Canadian Contract Record 1903 March 1 14
Canadian Contract Record 1902 Aug. 3 13
Construction 1908 Nov. 68 2
Globe & Mail 2000 July A14 Mon. 31st
Gothic Revival in Canadian Architecture 2001 Jan. R1,R4 Wed. 31st
National Post 2001 Feb. A16 Mon. 5th
Parish and Cathedral of St. James' 1998 n/a 212+
Toronto Star 2000 June B2 Mon. 19th
Toronto Star 2000 Aug. M2 Sat. 5th

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Address: 65 Church Street
Type of Building: Parsonages
Name of Building: St. James Rectory no.2
Notes: Built on the same site as the first rectory, but facing west towrds the Parochial School. Demolished in 1959 to enable the city to develope the area as a park.

Dates
Building completed 1904
Demolished 1959

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Parish and Cathedral of St. James' 1998 n/a 211+

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Address: 101 College Street
Type of Building: Hospitals
Name of Building: Toronto General Hospital no.2
Notes: Bell Wing, built 1909-1919 being (partially?) demolished as part of a $350M redevelopment plan.


Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Architecture and Design 1959 August n/a 23 n/a
Building 1999 Jun/Jul 27+ 49 3
Building for Beauty 194? n/a 7
Canadian Architect 2002 Mar. 14-15 47 3
Globe & Mail 2001 May A16 Mon 14th
National Post 2001 Feb. A22 Thur 8th
Toronto Star 2001 March B2 19th

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Address: 440 College Street
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Bank of Nova Scotia

Dates
Building completed 1913
Altered 1977-1979

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Canadian Architect 1977 Dec. 36-37 22 12
Canadian Architect 1979 Sept. 38- 24 9
Canadian Interiors 1980 May/Jun 43-47 17 5
Historical walking tour of Kensington Market... 1993 n/a 32-33
Newsletter / Architectural Conservancy of Toronto 1988 April 11
Review of Architecture and Landscape Architecture 1980 n/a n/a n/a 3
Terra Cotta artful deceivers 1990 n/a 98

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Address: 212 Cowan Avenue
Type of Building: Community Centres
Name of Building: Masaryk Hall
Notes: Initially built for the Parkdale Curling Club. Changed to the Pavlova Roller Rink, c1907. Purchased in 1944 by the Masaryk Memorial Institute, alterations were made, and used for recreational, social, cultural and educational activities. May be listed under another address of no. 450 Scarborough Golf Club Road.

Dates
Building completed 1897-1898

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
ACORN 1984 Summer 6 9 2
Newsletter / Architectural Conservancy of Toronto 1986 April 5 n/a n/a

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Address: 6 Hoskin Avenue
Type of Building: Colleges
Name of Building: Trinity College

Dates
Building completed 1925

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Journal of Canadian Art History 1977 Spring 61-72 4 1
Toronto Life 2000 Jan. 74+ 34 1
Toronto, Carved in Stone 1984 n/a 58

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Address: 0 King Street West
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Canadian Bank of Commerce
Notes: SEE ALSO: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

Dates
Building completed 1889-1890
Demolished 1928

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Lost Toronto : images of the city's past 1993 n/a 121-
Toronto Architect Edmund Burke 1995 n/a 108-9

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Address: 1 King Street West
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Toronto Dominion Bank
Notes: Originally the Dominion Bank of Canada. Proposed site of the 500-seat Ed and Anne Mirvish Theatre as well as a Condominium tower.

Dates
Building completed 1913-1914

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Beaux-arts Toronto 1973 n/a 16-17
Terra Cotta artful deceivers 1990 n/a 56-57
Toronto Calendar Magazine 1974 April 34-39
Toronto Star 2000 Oct. M1+ Sat. 7th
Toronto Star 2000 Oct. P2 Sat. 7th
Toronto Star 2001 Jan. R2 20th
Toronto Star 2000 Aug. R1 Sat. 19th
Toronto Star 2002 Mar. P1,P6 Sat. 9th
Toronto Star 2000 oct. M1,M9 Sat. 7th

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Address: 1 King Street West
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Dominion Bank of Canada
Notes: SEE: under building name of Toronto Dominion Bank (same address).


Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
n/a n/a n/a

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Address: 25 King Street West
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Notes: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Originally known as the Canadian Bank of Commerce. SEE ALSO: Commerce Court, 243 Bay Street.

Dates
Foundation started 1929
Building completed 1931
Officially opened 1931 Jan 14

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Architectural Forum 1928 June 792+ 43?
Architectural Forum 1930 June 797 52
Canadian Architect 1975 Sept. 15 2
Canadian Buildings / by Anglin Norcross 1930 n/a unpgd
Canadian Geographical Journal 1931 May 362 2
Canadian Interiors 1964 April 58++ 1
Canadian Interiors 1982 April 49 19 4
City & Country Home 1987 Sept. 67++
Construction 1931 Jan. 4++ 24
Construction 1931 Jan. 30++ 24
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1929 July 861 43 17th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1929 July 884 43 24th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1929 Nov. 1325 43 6th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1930 Jan. 54 44 15th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1930 Feb. 55 44 12th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1931 Jan. 80 45 28th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1930 Dec. 1613+ 44 31st
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1930 Dec. 608+ 44 31st
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1930 April 451 44 16tg
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1930 May 553 42 30th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1930 Feb. 28 44 12th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1929 March 69 43 20th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1929 Jan. 49 43 9th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1929 June 761+ 43 26th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1929 Jan. 53 43 16th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1928 Aug. 835 42 8th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1931 Jan. 71 45 21st
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1930 July 61 44 16th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1927 March 51 41 30th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1930 May 643+ 44 28th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1931 March 245++ 45 4th
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1929 July 837 43 10th
Contract Record. -- 1928 May 497 42 16th
Globe & Mail 1998 March E4 19th
Journal / Royal Architectural Institute of Canada 1931 n/a 414 8
Journal / Royal Architectural Institute of Canada 1929 n/a 429 7 12
Journal / Royal Architectural Institute of Canada 1932 Aug. 189 9 8
Journal / Royal Architectural Institute of Canada 1935 Nov. 183 11
Journal / Royal Architectural Institute of Canada 1931 April 132++ 4
Money Matters 1990 n/a 166-
Natural cut stone for fine buildings 195? n/a unpgd
Rotunda 1992 Spring 47-49 24 4
Toronto Star 1930 Nov. 1++ Sat. 29th

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Address: 39 King Street West
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Bank of Nova Scotia
Notes: Occupied nos. 39-41 King Street West. Demolished in 1969 to make way for Commerce Court.

Dates
Building completed 1902
Demolished 1969

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Lost Toronto : images of the city's past 1993 n/a 122-

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Address: 51 King Street West
Intersection: Bay Street
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Union Bank
Notes: Occupied street nos.51-53 King Street West. Terra cotta facade was replaced with limestone when Sproat & Rolph expanded the building c1934. Building was known as the Imperial Bank of Canada when it was demolished c.mid 1960s in order to make way for I.M. Pei's Commerce Court tower.

Dates
Building completed c1911
Altered 1934-facade

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Terra Cotta artful deceivers 1990 n/a 126-7

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Address: 212 King Street West
Type of Building: Office Buildings
Name of Building: Union Building
Notes: Later housed Telfer's Restaurant.


Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Canadian Interiors 1982 Dec. 40-42 19 12

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Address: 31 King's College Circle
Type of Building: Theatres
Name of Building: Convocation Hall

Dates
Building completed 1906-1907

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Architecture in Canada 1924 n/a 63
Building for Beauty 194? n/a 14

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Address: 10 King's College Road
Type of Building: Research Buildings
Name of Building: Sanford Fleming Building
Notes: Originally the Physics Building, then the McLennan Laboratories.

Dates
Building completed 1907
Restored 1977

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Building for Beauty 194? n/a 14

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Address: 0 Kingston Road
Type of Building: Clubhouses
Name of Building: Toronto Hunt Club

Dates
Building completed 1895
Demolished 1910 fire

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Romanesque Head Office of Confederation Life Assn. 1997 n/a 17

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Address: 635 Parliament Street
Type of Building: Cemeteries
Name of Building: St. James Cemetery
Notes: Grounds laid out (designed) by John G. Howard, 1844. Iron fence and stone pillars designed by Darling and Pearson, 1905.

Dates
Foundation started 1845
Altered 1905

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Cabbagetown remembered 1984 n/a 75-78
Parish and Cathedral of St. James' 1998 n/a 214+

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Address: 744 Queen Street East
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Canadian Bank of Commerce

Dates
Building completed 1906

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Toronto Life 1998 Sept 15 32 12

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Address: 588 Queen Street West
Intersection: Bathurst Street
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Bank of Commerce
Notes: Now known as "Meeting Place" and converted to a community centre for homeless people.

Dates
Altered 1996-1997

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
AZURE 1997 Mar/Apr 20
Annex Gleaner 2001 Nov. 22
Toronto Life 1998 Sept 15 32 12

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Address: 78 Queen's Park
Type of Building: Mansions
Name of Building: Flavelle House
Notes: Originally called "Holwood" the mansion was built by Joseph Flavelle, president of the William Davies Co., forerunner of Canada Packers. Now functions as the centre of the University of Toronto's Faculty of Law. Law library was added in 1961 by Hart Massey with William J. McBain.

Dates
Building completed 1901-1902
Altered 1961

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Beaux-arts Toronto 1973 n/a 7-8
Canadian Collector 1975 Nov/Dec 17-21 10 6
Mayfair 1949 Oct. 56-59 23

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Address: 78 Queen's Park
Type of Building: Architect-designed houses
Name of Building: Holwood
Notes: SEE: Flavelle House (same address)


Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
n/a n/a n/a

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Address: 100 Queen's Park
Type of Building: Museums
Name of Building: Royal Ontario Museum

Dates
Building completed 1912
Altered 1982

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Alfred Chapman : the man and his work 1978 n/a 21-23
Building 2002 Apr/May 13-14 52 2
Bulletin / Soc. for the Study of Arch. in Canada 1984 Dec. 7-10 9 4
Canada Century Home 2001 Oct 7 46 10
Canadian Aniques Collector 2002 April 7 47 4
Canadian Aniques Collector 2002 May 38 47 5
Canadian Architect 2002 May 32-36 47 5
Canadian Collector 1982 July/Au 30-35 17 4
Globe & Mail 2001 Nov. A18 23rd
Globe & Mail 2001 Dec. A23 15th
Globe & Mail 2002 Feb. R3 Wed. 13th
Globe & Mail 2001 Dec. A23 15th
Globe & Mail 2001 Sept. R4 Sat, 8th
Globe & Mail 2001 Nov. a18 Fri. 23rd
Globe & Mail 2002 Feb. A21 Sat. 2nd
Globe & Mail 2002 feb. R1,R2 Mon 25th
Globe & Mail 2002 Feb. A16 Mon. 25th
Globe & Mail 2001 June A17 28th
Globe & Mail 2002 Mar. R1,R3 Thur 14th
Globe & Mail 2002 Feb. A3 Wed 27th
Maclean's Magazine 2002 April 62 8th
National Post 2002 Feb. TO4 Sat. 16th
National Post 2002 Feb. A1,A9 Wed. 27th
National Post 2001 Oct. SP1+ Sat. 27th
National Post 2001 Nov. A20 Fri. 23rd
National Post 2001 Dec. A21 Tues 4th
Royal Architectural Inst. of Canada 1986 Awards... 1986 n/a 99-
Terra Cotta artful deceivers 1990 n/a 90-91
Toronto Star 2002 March D8 Sun 3rd
Toronto Star 2002 June K8 Sat 1st
Toronto Star 2002 Feb A18 Wed 27th
Toronto Star 1987 May F4 Sun. 17th
Toronto Star 2002 Feb. A20 Thur 28th
Toronto Star 2002 Mar A1,A4 Sat 2nd
Toronto Star 2002 feb. B1 Tues 26th
Toronto Star 2002 Feb. B3 Sat. 9th
Toronto Star 2001 Nov. D2 Sun. 25th
Toronto Star 2002 Feb. B5 Fri. 15th
Toronto Star 2001 June B1 29th
Toronto, Carved in Stone 1984 n/a 30-31
Year-Book 1933 n/a 28

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Address: 99 St. George Street
Type of Building: Mansions
Name of Building: Long Garth
Notes: Also known as the Sir. Edmund Walker House. Darling & Pearson responsible for the second floor (1902) as well as the second wind (1905).

Dates
Building completed 1882
Demolished 1969

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Joy of Wychwood : an exhibition of art... 1988 n/a 234-
Lost Toronto : images of the city's past 1993 n/a 209-
Toronto, 100 years of grandeur 1978 n/a 221+

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Address: 31 Yonge Street
Type of Building: Office Buildings
Name of Building: Canadian Pacific Railways

Dates
Officially opened March 1913
Altered 1930-facade

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Architectural Bronze and Iron 1913 n/a 78
Contract Record and Engineering Review 1912 Nov. 64 26 48
Natural cut stone for fine buildings 195? n/A unpgd
Terra Cotta artful deceivers 1990 n/a 121-6

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Address: 171 Yonge Street
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Imperial Bank of Commerce
Notes: Initially known as the Imperial Bank of Canada. Dates of construction vary in some sources -- 1910 or 1914.

Dates
Building completed 1910/1914
Demolished 1985

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Clearcut : Woolworth Building Toronto, 1949-1997 1997 n/a 37
Romanesque Toronto : a photographic exhibition... 1997 n/a 94

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Address: 173 Yonge Street
Intersection: Queen's Park Crescent E.
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Bank of Montreal
Notes: Part of the facade of this building will be incorporated into the Maritime Life Tower, scheduled for completion in 2002. SEE: 2 Queen Street East.

Dates
Building completed 1909-1910

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Globe & Mail 2000 Oct. I5 Tues 24th
Terra Cotta artful deceivers 1990 n/a 99
Toronto Star 2001 Jan. C1 25th
Toronto Star 2000 June B1+ Sun. 18th
Toronto Star 2000 May A32 Thur 18th
Toronto Sun 2001 Jan. 54 Sun. 14th

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Address: 199 Yonge Street
Type of Building: Banks
Name of Building: Canadian Bank of Commerce
Notes: SEE ALSO: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

Dates
Building completed 1905

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Globe & Mail 1906 Feb. ? Sat. 3rd

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Address: 1121 Yonge Street
Type of Building: Railway Stations
Name of Building: North Toronto Rail Station
Notes: Now an LCBO store.

Dates
Design conceived c1915
Tenders called c1915
Excavation started c1915
Foundation started 1915

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Annex Gleaner 2001 Sept. 7
Beaux-arts Toronto 1973 n/a 18-19
Canadian Architect 1968 Aug. 6 13
Construction 1917 April 120-4 10
Contract Record. -- 1915 Dec. 1314 29 29th
Contract Record. -- 1915 June 619 29 9th
Contract Record. -- 1915 April 424 29 14th
Contract Record. -- 1915 Sept 964 29 15th
Globe & Mail 2001 Aug g3 Fri. 10th
Globe & Mail 2002 jan. A16 Sat. 12th
Globe & Mail 1975 Decembe ? 2nd
Historical Walking Tour of Deer Park 1996 n/a 12-13
National Post 2002 July A16 Wed 17th
National Post 2001 July A14 Fri. 20th
Toronto Star 2002 Jan J2 Sat 19th
Toronto Star 2001 July B2 9th