Architectural Index for Ontario

Information on Building Name: Toronto Western Hospital

Address: 399 Bathurst Street
Type of Building: Hospitals
Name of Building: Toronto Western Hospital
Notes: North wing (by E.J. Lennox) completed in 1906. South wing (also by E.J. Lennox) completed in 1910. More additions followed between 1911 and 1923, partially designed by Lennox. The New Pavilion tower block added as centrepiece in 1936 (by Govan, Ferguson & Lindsay). The hospital expanded in the 1950s, slowly replacing the Bathurst wing. The last remaining portion of Lennox's building were demolished in 1992, and replaced by a parking lot.

Design conceived 1905
Building completed 1906; 1910
Altered sev. times

Architects: Dunlop Farrow Inc. (firm)
Govan Ferguson Lindsay Kaminker....
Lennox Edward
Murphy Hilgers Architects (firm)
Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Architecture and Design 1959 August ? 23
Award Magazine 2001 Dec 6-8
Award Magazine 2002 Feb. 45-47
Building 1999 Nov?Dec 37 49 5
Building for Beauty 194? n/a 56
Canadian Architect 2002 Mar. 14-15 47 3
Edward James Lennox: "Builder of Toronto" 1995 n/a 83,91
Historical walking tour of Kensington Market... 1993 n/a 13
Lost Toronto : images of the city's past 1993 n/s 176-
Toronto Contruction News 2000 June 10-12 18 2
Toronto Star 2001 May B2 Mon 21st