Architectural Index for Ontario


Information on Designer: Somerville, William Lyon


Biography
Date of Birth 1886
Date of Death 1965
Notes Practiced in New York 1912-1918. Opened own office in Toronto, 1919. Was McMaster Univesity architect for over 20 years.


Address: 0 Lake Shore Boulevard West
Type of Building: Public Sculpture
Name of Building: Lion Monument
Notes: Column at the entrance of the Queen Elizabeth Highway, celebrating the visit of the King and Queen in 1939. Relocated to Sir Casimir Gzowski Park in 1974.

Dates
Building completed 1939

Journal or book Year Month Page Vol. No.
Sculpture / Toronto 1994 n/a 7
Toronto Calling 1950 Sept. 3 1 6
Toronto Civic Sculpture 1985 n/a 12-13