Roberts, David Jr.

ROBERTS, David Jr. (1845-1907)
(biography in preparation)

TORONTO

BLOOR STREET WEST, at Avenue Road, 'Park View', a mansion for Thomas B. Griffith, 1870; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 8 Aug. 1870, 3, t.c.)
(with Silas James) CHURCH STREET PUBLIC SCHOOL, Church Street at Alexander Street, 1871-72; additions 1879, 1882 (Globe [Toronto], 29 April 1871, 4, t.c.; 15 July 1879, 3, t.c.; Annual Report of the Inspector of Public Schools of the City of Toronto for 1879, Appendix, 3; Annual Report.....for 1882, Appendix, 3)
GOODERHAM & WORTS DISTILLERY, Trinity Street, reconstruction after the fire of 1870, including main building, malt house, and rectifying house, 1871-72; cooper shop, barrel shed and storehouse, 1906 (Mail [Toronto], 23 April 1872, 2, descrip.; Toronto b.p. 3509, 19 April 1906; 4239, 13 June 1906)
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE, extensive alterations to existing building, 1872 (Leader [Toronto], 10 May 1872, 4)
GRIFFITH'S BLOCK, Front Street East near Scott Street, row of three warehouses, 1872; restored 1986 (Globe [Toronto], 23 March 1872, 4, t.c.; Mail [Toronto], 5 Dec. 1872, 4, descrip.; Monetary Times, vi, 10 Jan. 1873, 566-7, illus. & descrip.; W. Dendy & W. Kilbourn, Toronto Observed, 1986, 106-07, illus.)
MILL STREET, at Trinity Street, residence for William N. Fitzhenry, 1872; demol. (Mail [Toronto], 5 Dec. 1872, 4)
WELLINGTON STREET WEST, at York Street, coach house and stable for George M. Hawke, 1872; demol. (Mail [Toronto], 29 Nov. 1872, 1)
QUEEN STREET WEST, near Bay Street, store for Henry K. Dunn, 1872; demol. (Mail [Toronto], 6 Dec. 1872, 4)
SIMCOE STREET, near Elm Street, row of nine houses for Joseph W. Phillips, 1872 (Mail [Toronto], 12 Dec. 1872, 4)
QUEEN STREET WEST, near Soho Street, three stores for James McQuillan, 1872 (Mail [Toronto], 12 Dec. 1872, 4)
ACADEMY OF MUSIC, Colborne Street at Church Street, 1872-73; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 16 Nov. 1872, 4, t.c.)
WOODBINE DRIVING PARK, Queen Street East at Kingston Road, grandstand, 1875, demol. 1913; hotel at the Driving Park, 1879; demol. (Globe [Toronto], 1 June 1875, 4, t.c.; 14 Aug. 1875, 7, t.c.; 1 Sept. 1879, 4, t.c.)
QUEEN'S PARK CRESENT, pair of houses for Thomas McCracken, 1875 (dwgs. Univ. of Toronto Archives, A 1973 - 0008/010 (03), William Christie folio)
SPADINA AVENUE, north of Queen Street West, row of houses for Joseph H. Draper, 1876 (Globe [Toronto], 4 Dec. 1876, 3)
McCONKEY'S RESTAURANT, King Street West near Jordan Street, a commercial block erected for Alex Manning, 1880; demol. (Mail [Toronto], 3 June 1880, 4, descrip.)
BLOOR STREET EAST, at Church Street, pair of houses for Hyram B. Morphy and A. Bloore, 1881 (Globe [Toronto], 18 Jan. 1881, 8, t.c.)
TORONTO GRAPE SUGAR CO. REFINERY, Esplanade Street at Princess Street, 1881 (Globe [Toronto], 15 Sept. 1881, 5, t.c.; 10 Oct. 1881, 8, t.c.)
WINDSOR HOTEL, Richmond Street East at Church Street, 1882 (Toronto b.p. 91, 27 May 1882)
GUTTA PERCHA RUBBER CO., West Lodge Avenue, factory, 1883-84 (Globe [Toronto], 15 Dec. 1883, 10, t.c.; Toronto World, 9 July 1885, 4)
SHERBOURNE STREET, at Selby Street, mansion for Charles H. Gooderham, 1883 (inf. from Toronto Historical Board)
ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Bloor Street East, addition to the Sunday School, 1884; addition to the Parsonage, 1884 (Toronto Daily Mail, 12 July 1884, 1, t.c.; dwgs. at St. Paul's Church Archives)
CENTRAL FIRE HALL, Lombard Street at Jarvis Street, 1886-87 (Telegram [Toronto], 10 July 1886, 3, illus. & descrip.; Toronto World, 8 July 1887, 1)
WOODBINE CLUB HOUSE HOTEL, Queen Street East at Kingston Road, for Joseph Duggan, 1886 (Telegram [Toronto], 11 Sept. 1886, 6, t.c.)
TORONTO ELECTRIC LIGHT CO., The Esplanade opposite Scott Street, generating station and boiler house, 1887 (Toronto World, 5 Aug. 1887, 3, descrip)
TORONTO STREET RAILWAY CO., Front Street East at Frederick Street, stables, sheds and street car barns, 1887; altered 1976-77 for Young People's Theatre complex (Toronto World, 6 Aug. 1887, 2, descrip.)
GOODERHAM & WORTS LTD., King Street East near Victoria Street, a suite of offices within an existing block, 1887 (Toronto World, 6 Sept. 1887, 1, descrip.)
CLINTON STREET PUBLIC SCHOOL, 1888 (Toronto Public School Board, Minnutes, 1888, Appendix, 6; dwgs. at Toronto Board of Education Archives)
PRINCE ARTHUR AVENUE, near St. George Street, residence for Thomas G. Blackstock, 1889-90; demol. (list of works in obituary in The World [Toronto], 10 April 1907, 3; W. Dendy, Lost Toronto, 1993, 218-19, illus.)
PARKDALE, 'Thornhurst', a mansion for George P. Magann, Hawthorne Avenue, 1889; demol. (G. Adam, Toronto Old & New, 1891, 149-50, 155, illus. & descrip.)
JARVIS STREET, near Gloucester Street, residence for George H. Gooderham, 1889 (P. McHugh, Toronto Architecture, 1985, 167-8, illus.)
ST. GEORGE STREET, at Bloor Street West, mansion for George Gooderham, 1889-91 (Toronto World, 8 Aug. 1889, 1, descrip.; W. Dendy & W. Kilbourn, Toronto Observed, 1986, 129-32, illus.)
DOMINION HOTEL, Queen Street East at Sumach Street, 1890 (Toronto World, 12 April 1890, 1)
CHERRY STREET, at Front Street East, hotel for Robert Davies, with conversion of adjacent Palace Street Public School, 1890 (City of Toronto drainage plan A 3636, 30 Sept. 1890)
GOODERHAM BLOCK, Wellington Street East at Church Street, for George Gooderham, 1891-92 (C.R., ii, 1 Aug. 1891, 2; W. Dendy & W. Kilbourn, Toronto Observed, 1986, 133, illus.)
BROMELL HOUSE, Queen Street West at Strachan Avenue, a hotel for L.J. Cosgrave, 1896 (Toronto b.p. 3205, 10 June 1896)
DANFORTH AVENUE, near Dentonia Park, kennels and a manager's cottage for George Gooderham, 1898 (Toronto World, 2 April 1898, 11, descrip.)
CARLING BREWING & MALTING CO., Simcoe Street near Wellington Street West, 1898-99 (Toronto b.p. 143, 30 Nov. 1898)
BEDFORD ROAD, near Bloor Street West, residence for William H. Gooderham, 1900; demol. (Toronto b.p. 280, 17 May 1900; dwgs. at OA, Lennox Drawing Coll.)
MILLSTONE LANE, near York Street, factory for George Gooderham, 1900 (Toronto b.p. 229, 26 April 1900)
BRIGHT STREET, near Queen Street East, row of ten house for Robert Davies, 1901 (C.R., xii, 20 March 1901, 1; Toronto b.p. 80, 28 June 1901)
WORTS AVENUE, three pairs of houses for George Gooderham, 1901 (Toronto b.p. 156, 10 April 1901)
PRINCE ARTHUR AVENUE, near Huron Street, three houses for George Gooderham, 1901 (Toronto b.p. 25, 3 June 1901)
CARLTON STREET, at Church Street, two stores for Robert Davies, 1901 (Toronto b.p. 112, 11 July 1901)
GENERAL DISTILLERY CO., Mill Street at Parliament Street, distillery building, 1902-03 (Toronto b.p. 625, 26 Nov. 1902)
ST. GEORGE STREET, near Lowther Avenue, residence for George Mitchell, 1903 (Toronto b.p. 920, 27 March 1903)
ELM AVENUE, at Sherbourne Street North, residence and coach house for William G. Gooderham, 1903-04 (Toronto b.p. 1322, 17 June 1903; 615, 8 June 1904)
CRESCENT ROAD, near South Drive, residence for Charles P. Smith, 1903 (Toronto b.p. 1701, 16 Sept. 1903)
ST. GEORGE STREET, near Lowther Avenue, residence for Mrs. Harriett Gooderham, 1905; stable 1906 (Toronto b.p. 2318, 20 Oct. 1905; 4425, 28 June 1906)

ELSEWHERE

LONDON, ONT., Carling's Brewery, Talbot Street at Ann Street, 1873-75 (Daily Advertiser [London], 21 Nov. 1874, 2; Free Press [London], 14 Aug. 1875, 4, descrip.; Mail [Toronto], 18 Aug. 1875, 3, descrip.)
SPARTA, ONT., Methodist Church, 1886 (75th Anniversary of Sparta United Church 1886-1961, 6, illus.)
MARKHAM TOWNSHIP, York County, residence for William Young, 1888 (inf. Kent Rawson, Toronto)