Taylor, Sir Andrew Thomas

TAYLOR, Sir Andrew Thomas (1850-1937)
(biography in preparation)

A new monograph on the work of A.T. Taylor by Susan Wagg entitled "The Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor: Montreal's Square Mile and Beyond" was published in 2013. Citations are noted below, and a full list of works by Taylor, and by Taylor & Gordon, appears in that book on pages 185-191.

ANDREW T. TAYLOR

DOVER, ENGLAND, Memorial Hall & Schools, 1880, demol. (Building News [London], xxxix, 8 Oct. 1880, 412, descrip. and plate illus.; Builder [London], xl, 14 May 1881, 622, descrip. and plate illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 13-17, illus.)
CHISLEHURST, ENGLAND, St. Mary's Almshouses, High Street, 1881 (C.A.B., xi, Dec. 1898, plate illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 17-19, illus)

TAYLOR & GORDON

(works in Montreal, Que.)

MANSFIELD STREET, terrace of five houses for George A. Drummond, 1884 (Gazette [Montreal], 29 April 1884, 8, descrip.; The Architect [London], xxxiv, 11 Dec. 1885, 359 and plate illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 31-2, illus.)
ONTARIO AVENUE, pair of houses for Francis R. Redpath and Henry T. Bovey, 1884 (Gazette [Montreal], 29 April 1884, 8, descrip.; Building News [London], Vol. 50, 5 Feb. 1886, 217, 237, descrip. & plate illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 33-40, illus.)
DRUMMOND STREET, pair of houses for Henry C. Scott and H. Gordon Strathy, 1884 (Gazette [Montreal], 29 April 1884, 8, descrip.; Builder [London], xlviii, 28 Feb. 1885, 300, 306, illus. & descrip.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 40-2, illus.)
BOY'S HOME, Mountain Street, 1886, additions, 1892 (Gazette [Montreal], 13 Jan. 1887, 2, descrip.; C.R., iii, 4 June 1892, 2)
(with R.W.G. Bousfield) BANK OF MONTREAL, Place d'Armes, extensive alterations, 1886; major extension and new dome, in collaboration with McKim, Mead & White, 1903-04 (Gazette [Montreal], 24 July 1886, 7, descrip.; C.A.B., ii, July 1889, 76, illus.; vi, Jan. 1893, 3, and plate illus.; C.R., xiii, 21 Jan. 1903, 6; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 74-9, illus.; 101-03, illus.)
SHERBROOKE STREET WEST, at Metcalfe Street, mansion for George A. Drummond, 1888-89; demol. 1930 (Builder [London], li, 6 Nov. 1886, 662, and plate illus.; C.A.B., ii, Nov. 1889, 125, illus.; iii, March 1890, illus.; April 1890, 44; F. Remillard & B. Merrett, Mansions of the Golden Square Mile, Montreal 1850-1930, 1987, 51-2, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 46-56, illus., 101-03, illus.)
BANK OF MONTREAL, West End Branch, Ste. Catherine Street West at Mansfield Street, 1889 (C.A.B., v, Aug. 1892, illus.; Montreal, Les Banques, 1980, 30-1, illus.; S. Wagg, Money Matters - A Critical Look at Bank Architecture, 1990, 64, 130, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 83-86, illus.)
PINE AVENUE WEST, 'Ravenscrag', residence for Sir Hugh Allan, extension of the east wing, 1889; enlargement of the stables, 1898 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 18-25, illus.)
TRAFALGAR INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN, Simpson Street, major addition, 1889; addition, 1902 (Gazette [Montreal], 11 April 1889, 3; C.R., xiii, 9 April 1902, 4; Montreal, Les Edifices Scolaires, 1980, 286-9, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 134-6, illus.)
CHRIST CHURCH ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL, Ste. Catherine Street West, alterations and restoration, 1890-91; memorial window for Mrs. A.C. Hooper, 1902-03 (Gazette [Montreal], 15 June 1889, 3; C.R., i, 27 Sept. 1890, 2; C.A.B., vii, July 1894, 89, illus. & descrip.; Canadian Churchman [Toronto], 22 Jan. 1903, 56, descrip.)
McGILL UNIVERSITY, MacDonald Engineering Building, 1890-92; burned 1907; rebuilt by Percy E. Nobbs, 1908-09 (C.R., i, 31 May 1890, 3, t.c.; Gazette [Montreal], 25 Feb. 1893, 8, descrip.; C.A.B., xiii, Dec. 1900, illus.; Montreal, Les Edifices Scolaires, 1980, 134-7, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 113-17, illus.)
McGILL UNIVERSITY, MacDonald Physics Building, 1891-93 (C.R., ii, 28 Feb. 1891, 1, t.c.; Gazette [Montreal], 25 Feb. 1893, 8, descrip.; Montreal, Les Edifices Scolaires, 1980, 138-39, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 117-21, illus.)
MONTREAL ART GALLERY, Phillips Square, major extension, 1892-93 (Montreal Star, 25 March 1893, 3, illus. & descrip.; C.A.B., vi, Dec. 1893, 124; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 143-46, illus.)
McGILL UNIVERSITY, Redpath Library, McTavish Street, 1892-94; addition, 1901 (Montreal Star, 25 March 1893, 3, illus. & descrip.; Gazette [Montreal], 1 Nov. 1893, 7, descrip.; C.A.B., viii, Aug. 1895, 96-7, descrip. & plates; American Architect & Building News [New York], xlviii, 25 May 1895, 82, descrip. & illus.; Montreal, Les Edifices Scolaires, 1980, 148-51, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 123-30, illus.)
MONTREAL GENERAL HOSPITAL, Dorchester Street East at St. Dominique Street, extensive alterations and remodelling, 1893; Mortuary Chapel, 1894 (C.R., iv, 24 Aug. 1893, 2; Montreal Star, 3 Nov. 1894, 8)
HOME FOR INCURABLES, 'behind the old Notman House', Sherbrooke Street West near Aylmer Street, for George A. Drummond, 1893-94 (Montreal Star, 25 March 1893, 3)
BANK OF TORONTO, St. James Street at McGill Street, 1893-94 (Montreal Star, 25 March 1893, 3, illus. & descrip.; C.A.B., vii, May 1894, 66, descrip.; ix, Jan. 1896, 3, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 102, 104-05, illus.)
McGILL UNIVERSITY, Medical Building, additions, 1893-94, 1899; Pathological Museum & Bone Room, 1897; burned 1907 (Montreal Star, 25 March 1893, 3, illus. & descrip.; Gazette [Montreal], 17 March 1897, 2, descrip.; C.A.B., x, April 1897, 73, descrip.; C.R., X, 26 April 1899, 4; Montreal, Les Edifices Scolaires, 1980, 128-9, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 130-32, illus.)
BANK OF MONTREAL, Notre Dame Street West Seigneurs Street, 1894 (C.A.B., viii, Jan. 1895, 8, descrip.; ix, Jan. 1896, 3, illus.; xii, Jan. 1899, illus.; American Architect & Building News [New York], xlix, 13 July 1895, 19 and plate illus.; Montreal, Les Banques, 1980, 20-1, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 92-4, illus.)
CHATEAU DE RAMEZAY MUSEUM, Notre Dame Street East, alterations, 1895 (C.R., vi, 12 Sept. 1895, 2)
MONTREAL DIOCESAN THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE, University Street near Milton Street, 1895-96 (C.A.B., ix, Oct. 1896, 160, descrip.; Nov. 1896, illus.; Montreal, Les Couvents, 1984, 278-81, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 137-43, illus.)
McGILL UNIVERSITY, Macdonald Chemistry Building, 1896-98 (C.A.B., xi, Feb. 1898, 27; xiii, March 1900, illus.; Dec. 1900, illus.; Montreal Daily Star, 11 Nov. 1896, 7, illus. & descrip.; Gazette [Montreal], 1 Oct. 1898, 10, descrip.; Montreal, Les Edifices Scolaires, 1980, 132-3, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 121-3, illus.)
WILLIAM STREET, ten houses for H.B. Ames, 1897 (C.R., viii, 29 July 1897, 3)
JUBILEE NURSES HOME, Dorchester Street East at Cadieux Street, 1897 (Gazette [Montreal], 26 Aug. 1897, 5, illus. & descrip.; C.A.B., xi, Feb. 1898, 27; xiii, July 1900, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 147-50, illus.)
ST. STEPHEN'S ANGLICAN CHAPEL, Dorchester Street West at Atwater Street, 1897 (C.R., vii, 16 Sept. 1897, 2)
SAILOR'S INSTITUTE, Place Royale at Commissioner's Street, 1897 (Gazette [Montreal], 2 Dec. 1897, 2, descrip.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 146-7)
DIAMOND COURT, William Street near Ann Street, Griffintown, a group of ten houses for Herbert B. Ames, 1897; demol. c. 1960 (S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 72-3)
ONTARIO AVENUE, residence for Herbert B. Ames, 1898 (C.R., ix, 3 Feb. 1898, 3) ARTISANS APARTMENT HOUSE, Guy Street at St. Antoine Street, for A.F. Gault, 1898 (S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 72)
MARLBOROUGH APARTMENTS, Milton Street, for A.F. Gault, 1899 (Gazette [Montreal], 7 March 1898, 6, descrip.; C.R., x, 5 July 1899, 3; C.A.B., xiii, Jan. 1900, 4, descrip. & illus.; Montreal, Les Appartements, 1991, 243-7, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 68-72, illus.)
JOHN R. DOUGALL & SON, St. Peter Street at Fortification Lane, factory, 1900 (C.R., xi, 24 Oct. 1900, 3)
MOLSON'S BANK, St. James Street at St. Peter Street, extension, 1900 (Montreal, Les Banques, 1980, 120-1, illus.)
BANK OF MONTREAL, Point St. Charles Branch, Wellington Street at Magdalen Street, 1901 (C.R., xii, 22 May 1901, 5; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 97-99, illus.)
McGILL UNIVERSITY, Memorial Arch for King George V, facing Sherbrooke Street West, 1901 (La Presse [Montreal], 14 Sept. 1901, 7, illus.)
MOUNT ROYAL CEMETERY, Conservatory and Crematorium, 1901 (C.A.B., xv, April 1902, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 154-7 illus.)
NORTH BRITISH & MERCANTILE INSURANCE CO., St. Francois Xavier Street at de l'Hopital Street, reconstruction of office block, 1902 (C.R., xiii, 5 March 1902, 3)
ROYAL VICTORIA HOSPITAL, Pine Avenue at University Street, addition, 1903 (C.R., xiv, 4 March 1903, 4)
MONTREAL MATERNITY HOSPITAL, St. Urbain Street at Prince Arthur Street, 1903 (La Presse [Montreal], 13 Feb. 1903, 1, illus.; Montreal, Les Edifices Publics, 1981, 166-9, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 153-4, illus.)
IMPERIAL BANK, St. James Street at McGill Street, 1903 (C.R., xiv, 13 May 1903, 3)
BANK OF MONTREAL, St. Catherine Street West at Papineau Street, 1904 (Montreal, Les Banques, 1980, 32-3, illus.)

(works outside Montreal)

PERTH, ONT., Bank of Montreal, 1884 (Perth Courier, 14 March 1884, 2, t.c.; C.A.B., ix, Nov. 1896, 174; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 81-2, illus.)
PERTH, ONT., residence for R.J. Drummond, Manager of the Bank of Montreal, 1884 (Gazette [Montreal], 12 Jan. 1885, 2)
PERTH, ONT., additions to the residence of Henry Taylor, 1884 (Gazette [Montreal], 12 Jan. 1885, 2)
(with R.W.G. Bousfield) OTTAWA, ONT., residence for William H. Davis, Theodore Street at Salisbury Avenue, 1885 (Gazette [Montreal], 12 Jan. 1885, 2; The Architect [London], xxxvii, 4 Feb. 1887, illus. plate; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 42-5, illus.)
(with R.W.G. Bousfield) LITTLE METIS, QUE., summer house for Henry T. Bovey, 1886 (Gazette [Montreal], 13 Jan. 1887, 2)
(with R.W.G. Bousfield) LONDON, ONT., alterations and new porches for residence of T.C. Meredith, Wellington Street, 1886 (Gazette [Montreal], 13 Jan. 1887, 2; dwgs. at Univ. of Western Ontario, Moore Coll.)
CALGARY, ALTA., Bank of Montreal, Stephen Avenue at Scarth Street, 1888 (Calgary Daily Herald, 14 Dec. 1889, 4, descrip.; C.A.B., ix, Nov. 1896, 174; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 87-88, illus.)
LITTLE METIS, QUE., summer residence for Robert W. Reford, 1888-89 (S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 56-9, illus.)
LENNOXVILLE, QUE., Bishop's College School, reconstruction of the Main Building burned in early 1891; Chapel, 1892; cloister, 1893; Headmaster's House and Gymnasium, 1897 (Gazette [Montreal], 14 April 1891, 2, descrip.; 11 Jan. 1892, 3, descrip.; 8 Dec. 1893, 7; 23 Nov. 1897, 3; Dominion Illustrated [Montreal], 26 Dec. 1891, 607-8, illus. & descrip.; C.R., iii, 12 March 1892, 2; viii, 3 June 1897, 2; 15 July 1897, 2; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 136-7, illus.)
VANCOUVER, B.C., Bank of Montreal, Granville Street at Dunsmuir Street, 1892-93; demol. (C.R., iii, 12 March 1892, 1, t.c.; Vancouver Daily World, 29 July 1893, 1, descrip.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 89-91, illus.)
REGINA, SASK., Bank of Montreal, Scarth Street at Eleventh Avenue, c. 1895 (C.A.B., ix, Nov. 1896, 174; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 90-1, illus.)
VERDUN, QUE., Protestant Hospital for the Insane, La Salle Boulevard, new West Wing, 1896 (C.R., vii, 5 March 1896, 2; Montreal, Les Edifices Publics, 1981, 248-55, illus.)
QUEBEC CITY, QUE., Jeffrey Hale Hospital, Ste. Foy Road at St. Sacrement Boulevard, additions, 1896 (C.R., vii, 14 May 1896, 1, t.c.)
QUEBEC CITY, QUE., major alterations and improvements to existing building for the Molson's Bank, St. Pierre Street at St. Jacques Street, 1897 (C.R., viii, 2 Sept. 1897, 3; Gazette [Montreal], 10 Nov. 1897, 3)
VANCOUVER, B.C., Molson's Bank, West Hastings Street at Seymour Street, 1898, demol. 1973 (Gazette [Montreal], 3 March 1898, 6, descrip.; C.A.B., xi, May 1898, 90, descrip.; xii, Oct. 1899, illus.; Vancouver Daily World, 11 May 1898, 3, t.c.; Province [Vancouver], 6 August 1898, 2, descrip.; Vancouver of Today Architecturally, 1900, unpag., illus.)
HALIFAX, N.S., residence for Alfred Whitman, Young Avenue, 1898 (dwgs. at PANS)
VICTORIAVILLE, QUE., Molson's Bank, 1899 (C.R., x, 30 Aug. 1899, 3)
CACOUNA, QUE., summer residence for H. Montague Allan, 1899 (C.R., x, 6 Sept. 1899, 4; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 60-4, illus.)
OTTAWA, ONT., Bank of Montreal, Wellington Street, major addition, 1900 (C.R., xi, 2 May 1900, 2; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 99-101)
SYDNEY, N.S., Bank of Montreal, 1900-01 (Sydney Record, 31 Dec. 1900, 8, descrip.; C.A.B., xvii, March 1904, 50, illus.; E. Pacey & A. Comiter, Landmarks: Historic Buildings of Nova Scotia, 1994, 138-40, illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 95-7, illus.)
WINNIPEG, MAN., Merchants Bank, Main Street at Lombard Avenue, 1901-02; demol. 1968 (C.A.B., xv, Oct. 1902, 128, descrip.; Nov. 1902, 139, descrip. & illus.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 105-07, illus.)
LINDSAY, ONT., Ross Memorial Hospital, 1901-02 (C.R., xii, 27 Feb. 1901, 2, t.c.; Watchman-Warder [Lindsay], 27 Nov. 1902, 1 & 7, illus. & descrip.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 150-53, illus.)
LINDSAY, ONT., Bank of Montreal, additions and alterations, 1902 (C.R., xiii, 23 April 1902, 2, t.c.)
BEACONSFIELD, QUE., summer residence for Senator George A. Drummond, 1902 (C.A.B., xv, Dec. 1902, 146, illus. & descrip.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 64-8, illus.)
WINNIPEG, MAN., Bank of British North America, Main Street, 1903 (C.R., xiv, 25 Feb. 1903, 1, t.c.; Winnipeg, Monuments to Finance, ii, 1982, 28-33, illus. & descrip.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 107-08, illus.)
QUEBEC CITY, QUE., manager's residence for the Bank of Montreal, Grande Allee, 1904 (D. Blanchet, Decouvrir la Grande Allee, 1984, 142, illus.)

COMPETITIONS

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND. Municipal City Hall, 1881. Taylor collaborated with Henry Hall of London to submit an entry in this two stage competition. More than 100 entries were sent in by architects from England, Scotland, Ireland, France and Germany. The distinguished architect Sir Charles Barry selected eight finalists, including an elaborate Renaissance Revival design submitted by Hall & Taylor which was awarded Second Premium (Building News [London], xliii, 14 July 1882, 37-8, descrip.; 6 Oct. 1882, 414, descrip. & plate illus.; 20 Oct. 1882, 474 and plate illus.; British Architect [London], xviii, 8 Sept. 1882, 429, descrip. & plate illus.: Canadian Magazine of Science & Industrial Arts [Montreal], June 1881, 176-8, illus. & descrip.; S. Wagg, Architecture of Andrew Thomas Taylor, 2013, 19-22, illus.). The winner was William Young of London.
NEWBURY, ENGLAND, District Hospital, 1885. Taylor & Gordon were one of 120 entrants who sent in designs. Eight finalists were chosen by the juror Sir Alfred Waterhouse including a design by Taylor & Gordon (Builder [London], xlviii, 24 Jan. 1885, 132). Henry G. Turner of London was declared the winner.
MONTREAL, QUE., St. James Office Block, St. James Street, 1888. Five local firms submitted plans for this new seven storey office block on the site of the old St. James Methodist Church (Gazette [Montreal], 11 May 1888, 3). The winner was A.F. Dunlop.
MONTREAL, QUE., Addition to the Merchants Bank, 1899. Taylor & Gordon were one of several entrants to submit plans for an addition of 4 storeys on the roof of the existing Merchants Bank, St. James Street. A perspective drawing and description of their design appeared in Canadian Architect & Builder, xii, Aug. 1899, 154 and plate illus. Edward Maxwell was later selected as winner.
MONTREAL, QUE., Liverpool, London & Globe Insurance Co., Place d'Armes at St. James Street, 1901. Taylor & Gordon were one of six firms invited to submit designs for this large office building (C.R., xii, 14 Aug. 1901, 3). The firm of Hutchison & Wood was later declared as the winner.
MONTREAL, QUE., Soldiers & Strathcona Monument, Dominion Square, 1903. Taylor received Second Prize for his proposal for a triumphal arch (C.A.B., xvi, Jan. 1903, xi). The first premium was awarded to the sculptor G.W. Hill