Ellis, James Augustus

ELLIS, James Augustus (1856-1935)
(biography in preparation)

(Institutional & Ecclesiastical Works)

MEAFORD, ONT., major additions to Methodist Church, 1886 (Christian Guardian, 9 June 1886, 3, descrip.)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Disciples Church, Annette Street at Keele Street, 1890 (C.R., i, 12 April 1890, 2)
TORONTO JUNCTION, school at Swansea for the West Toronto Junction School Board, Windermere Avenue, 1890 (C.R., i, 19 July 1890, 3, t.c.)
TORONTO JUNCTION, St. Clair Public School, St. Clair Avenue West at Britannia Avenue, c. 1891; demol. (list of works in the Daily Tribune [Toronto Junction], 2 Jan. 1892)
CAMPBELLVILLE, ONT., St. David's Presbyterian Church, 1891 (C.R., ii, 28 Feb. 1891, 1, t.c.; St. David's Church 50th Anniversary 1891-1941, illus.)
WESTON, Mount Dennis Public School, 1891; addition 1908 by Ellis & Connery; addition 1919 by Ellis & Ellis (C.R., ii, 12 Sept. 1891, 2; xxii, 1 July 1908, 27; Const., xii, July 1919, 202, illus.)
WESTON, Public School, King Street at George Street, 1892; demol. c. 1956 (Weston Times, 31 March 1892, 2, t.c.; Globe [Toronto], 2 April 1892, 17, t.c.)
TORONTO JUNCTION, High School (later Humberside Collegiate), Quebec Avenue at Humberside Avenue, 1893; major additions, 1907 (C.R., iv, 4 May 1893, 2; xviii, 20 Nov. 1907, 19; Architecture & Building (New York), xxi, 18 Aug. 1894, 79 and plate illus.)
WOODBRIDGE, ONT., Public School, 1894 (Weston Times, 27 Sept. 1894, 2)
ST. GEORGE, ONT., Public School, Beverly Street, 1893 (Saturday Globe, 29 April 1893, 2, illus.)
SMITHS FALLS, ONT., Elgin Ward Public School, Chambers Street, 1893-94 ; addition, 1901 (C.R., iv, 14 Dec. 1893, 1; xii, 27 March 1901, 2; Rideau Record [Smiths Falls], 20 Dec. 1894, 6, illus. & descrip.)
REGINA, SASK., Public School, 1895 (C.R., vi, 2 May 1895, 2, t.c.)
NIAGARA FALLS, ONT., major addition to the Public School, 1895 (C.R., vi, 18 July 1895, 2)
MAPLE, ONT., Anglican Church, 1895 (Canadian Churchman, 26 Dec. 1895, 804)
PORT HOPE, ONT., High School, Pine Street North at Bedford Street, 1896 (C.R., vii, 23 April 1896, 2)
EAST TORONTO, Public School, Mary Street, 1897; addition 1906 by Ellis & Connery (C.R., viii, 8 July 1897, 3)
MOOSOMIN, SASK, Public School, 1899 (C.R., x, 3 May 1899, 2)
PRINCE ALBERT, SASK., Public School, 1899 (C.R., x, 3 May 1899, 2)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Davenport Road Methodist Church, Davenport Road at Perth Avenue, enlargement and remodelling, 1899-1900 (C.R., x, 29 Nov. 1899, 3)
WELLAND, ONT., Town Hall, Main Street South at Division Street, 1900 (C.R., xi, 13 June 1900, 2, t.c.)
WELLAND, ONT., Central Public School, Division Street, 1900; addition, 1909 by Ellis & Connery (C.R., x, 30 Aug. 1899, 2; xxiii, 30 June 1909, 23; Tribune [Welland], 4 Jan. 1901, 3, descrip.)
SCARBOROUGH, School for Section No. 2, 1901 (C.R., xii, 13 Feb. 1901, 1)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Ward Three School, Humberside Avenue at Indian Road, 1901; demol. (C.R., xii, 20 March 1901, 2)
PINCHER CREEK, ALTA., Public School, 1901 (C.R., xii, 8 May 1901, 2)
OSHAWA, ONT., addition to Centre Street School, 1902 (C.R., xiii, 6 Aug. 1902, 2)
BOLTON, ONT., Public School, 1905 (C.R., xv, 22 March 1905, 2, t.c.)
COLLINGWOOD, ONT., Collegiate Institute, 1906 (C.R., xvi, 14 Feb. 1906, 2)

(Commercial & Industrial Works)

TORONTO JUNCTION, Strachan Shoe Co., Vermilyea Street near Glen Scarlett Road, factory, 1890 (C.R., i, 13 Sept. 1890, 2)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Vermilyea Corset Co., Vermilyea Street, factory, 1890 (C.R., i 13 Sept. 1890, 2)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Kilburn Hall, Dundas Street West at Heintzman Street, 1891 (C.R., ii, 27 June 1891, 1)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Gurd-Brandon Manufacturing Co., Shaw Street, factory, 1891 (C.R., 1 Aug. 1891, 1, t.c.)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Heydon House, St. Clair Avenue West at Old Weston Road, a hotel for Alexander J. Heydon, 1891 (C.R., ii, 12 Sept. 1891, 2)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Peacock Hotel, Dundas St. West at Annette Street, c. 1891; demol. (list of works in the Daily Tribune [Toronto Junction], 2 Jan. 1892)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Carleton Hotel, for William O. Brown, Weston Road near St. Clair Avenue West, c. 1891 (list of works in the Daily Tribune [Toronto Junction], 2 Jan. 1892)
SCHRIEBER, ONT., Carlton Hotel, 1893 (C.R., iv, 16 March 1893, 1)
JACK FISH BAY, ONT., a hotel overlooking Lake Superior, 1897 (C.R., viii, 15 April 1897, 3)
TORONTO JUNCTION, H.A. Lozier & Co., Keele Street, major addition to factory, 1898 (C.R., ix, 28 Sept. 1898, 3)
TORONTO JUNCTION, factory for William G. Harris, William Street, 1898 (C.R., 28 Sept. 1898, 3; Toronto b.p. 114, 2 Nov. 1898)
NIAGARA FALLS, ONT., cconversion of the Howard Block into a hotel, with additions, 1899 (C.R., x, 29 March 1899, 2)
SMITHS FALLS, ONT., Frost & Wood Co., Water Street at Market Street, additions to factory, 1899; office block, 1901 (C.R., x, 24 May 1899, 2; xii, 27 March 1901, 2)
SMITHS FALLS, ONT., Hotel Rideau, for Charles O'Reilly, Beckwith Street at William Street, 1901 (Rideau Record [Smiths Falls], 9 May 1901, 9, t.c.; 16 Jan. 1902, 9, illus. & descrip.)
PORT ARTHUR, ONT., J.T. Emmerson Block, Cumberland Street at Lorne Street, 1901 (Daily Times-Journal [Fort William], 13 July 1901, 1, descrip.)
OWEN SOUND, ONT., Canadian Heating & Ventilating Co., Third Avenue East, factory, 1903 (C.R., xiv, 13 May 1903, 2)
TORONTO, ONT., Conboy Carriage Co., Don Roadway near Queen Street East, factory, 1905 (Toronto b.p. 18 May 1905, 901)
TORONTO, ONT., Fairbanks-Morse Canada Mfr. Co., Bloor Street West near Lansdowne Avenue, factory, 1905 (Toronto b.p. 1051, 7 June 1905)

(Residential Works)

TORONTO JUNCTION, for Thomas J.L. Peake, Lakeview Avenue at Evelyn Crescent, 1890, demol. (C.R., i, 12 April 1890, 2)
TORONTO JUNCTION, for John Turner, Keele Street near Dundas Street West, 1890; demol. (C.R., i, 12 April 1890, 2)
TORONTO JUNCTION, for Edward Pim, Bloor Street West at Quebec Avenue, 1890 (C.R., i, 12 April 1890, 2)
TORONTO JUNCTION, for Daniel W. Clendennan, High Park Avenue, 1890 (C.R., i, 3 May 1890, 2)
TORONTO JUNCTION, three houses for Mr. Farquhar, Clendennan Avenue, 1890 (C.R., i, 3 May 1890, 2)
SHELBURNE, ONT., 'Belle Aire', a mansion for Dr. Thomas Norton, 1890 (C.R., i, 12 July 1890, 3, t.c.)
TORONTO JUNCTION, for James T. Jackson, High Park Avenue, 1890 (C.R., i, 13 Sept. 1890, 1, t.c.)
TORONTON JUNCTION, for George Gurd, Lakeview Avenue at Glendonwynne Road, 1892; demol. (list of works in the Daily Tribune [Toronto Junction], 2 Jan. 1892)
TORONTO JUNCTION, for John D. Farquhar, Lakeview Avenue, 1892 (C.R., iii, 28 May 1892, 2)
LANSDOWNE AVENUE, south of Bloor Street West, row of eight houses for J.W. Butchart, 1892 (Toronto b.p. 906, 14 July 1892)
PORT ARTHUR, ONT., for J.L. Meikle, Dawson Road at High Street, 1892 (C.R., iii, 19 Nov. 1892, 1)
WESTON, 'Maplehurst', for Dr. William J. Charlton, John Street at North Station Street, (Weston Times, 7 Sept. 1893, 3; C.A.B., vii, Oct. 1894, illus.)
WESTON, for Mrs. Ellerby Farr, Weston Road, 1894 (C.R., v, 12 April 1894, 2)
PORT ARTHUR, ONT., for W.J. Hasking, South Water Street, 1894 (C.R., v, 19 April 1894, 1)
WESTON, for Mrs. Eliza McNally, John Street near North Station Street, 1894 (C.A.B., vii, Oct. 1894, illus.)
ACTON, ONT., for W.H.P. Moore, 1895 (C.R., vi, 26 Sept. 1895, 2; C.A.B., ix, Feb. 1896, illus.)
NIAGARA FALLS, ONT., residence and office for Dr. J.H. McGarry, Clifton Avenue, 1896 (C.R., vi, 23 Jan. 1896, 2)
SAULT STE. MARIE, ONT., for T.H. Elliott, East Street, 1896 (C.R., vi, 23 Jan. 1896, 2)
SMITHS FALLS, ONT., for Francis T. Frost, Queen Street at Chambers Street, 1896 (Rideau Record [Smiths Falls], 26 March 1896, 9; C.A.B., ix, March 1896, illus.)
WESTON, for David Rowntree, Weston Road, 1896 (C.R., vii, 2 April 1896, 2)
NIAGARA FALLS, ONT., reconstruction of residence for W.O. Doran, River Front, 1896 (C.R., vii, 30 April 1896, 3)
NIAGARA FALLS, ONT., pair of houses for Hamilton H. Robertson, Jepson Streeet, 1896 (C.R., vii, 25 June 1896, 1)
KING STREET WEST, near Brant Street, for Daniel Conboy, 1897 (C.R., viii, 20 May 1897, 2)
TORONTO JUNCTION, for William Wilson, High Park Avenue, 1898 (C.R., ix, 5 Oct. 1898, 2-3)
PORT ARTHUR, ONT., for W.F. Langworthy, ? Street, 1898 (C.R., ix, 5 Oct. 1898, 2-3)
NIAGARA FALLS, ONT., for A.T. Simpson, River Road, 1898 (C.R., ix, 23 Nov. 1898, 3)
PORT ARTHUR, ONT., for W.H. Whalen, ? Street, 1899 (C.R., x, 19 April 1899, 3)
PORT ARTHUR, ONT., for C.H. Keefer, Algoma Street, 1899 (C.R., x, 19 April 1899, 3)
JARVIS STREET, at Gerrard Street East, additions to 'Avonmore', for Edward Trout, 1899 (C.R., x, 19 April 1899, 4)
SPADINA AVENUE, at Wilcox Street, for Dr. Arthur J. Husband, 1899 (C.R., x, 19 April 1899, 4)
DUPONT STREET, near St. George Street, pair of houses for J.I. Scott, 1899 (Toronto b.p. 35, 3 May 1899)
DOVERCOURT ROAD, near College Street, two houses for Robert Hunter and W. Mausell, 1900 (Toronto b.p. 106, 30 July 1900)
TORONTO JUNCTION, for David Kennedy, Kennedy Avenue at Colbeck Street, 1901 (C.R., xii, 13 Feb. 1901, 1)
PETERBOROUGH, ONT., for William Henry, Charlotte Street, 1901 (C.R., xii, 24 April 1901, 2)
FORT WILLIAM, ONT., for A. McDougall, 1901 (C.R., xii, 24 April 1901, 2)
SAULT STE. MARIE, ONT., for G.M. Hunter, East Street, 1901 (C.R., xii, 24 April 1901, 2)
BATHURST STREET, near Ulster Street, two pairs of houses for Mrs. M.A. Marshall, 1902 (C.R., xiii, 16 April 1902, 6)
NEWMARKET, ONT., for L.G. Jackson, Church Street, 1902 (C.R., xiii, 30 April 1902, 2)
ALBANY AVENUE, for William J. Hodgson, 1902 (Toronto b.p. 483, 8 Oct. 1902)
SUSSEX APARTMENTS, Sussex Street at Huron Street, 1903 (C.R., xiii, 28 Jan. 1903, 3)
PETERBOROUGH, ONT., for Charles A. Kelly, Brock Street, 1903 (C.R., xiv, 6 May 1903, 2)
CRAWFORD STREET, two pairs of houses for M.A. Marshall, 1903 (Toronto b.p. 1604, 28 Aug. 1903)
BATHURST STREET, at Wells Street, for Dr. Thomas J. Page, 1903 (Toronto b.p. 1630, 2 Sept. 1903)
ST. CLAREN'S AVENUE, near College Street, for John F. Hass, 1904 (Toronto b.p. 1411, 22 Oct. 1904)
TORONTO JUNCTION, for Robert L. McCormack, Annette Street at Laws Street, 1906; demol. (C.R., xvii, 28 March 1906, 2)
OWEN SOUND, ONT., for E.J. Harrison, Terrace Street, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 28 March 1906, 2)

ELLIS & CONNERY

CRESCENT ROAD, near Scarth Road, residence for Henry Horsman, 1906 (Toronto b.p. 3764, 8 May 1906; Const., iii, July 1910, 87-8, illus.)
BALMY BEACH PUBLIC SCHOOL, Pine Avenue, 1906; demol. c. 1970 (C.R., xvii, 13 June 1906, 1)
BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA, King Street West at Dufferin Street, 1906 (Toronto b.p. 4672, 19 July 1906; Const., i, May 1908, 28-32, illus.)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Dominion Carriage Co., Kingsley Avenue, factory, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 19 Sept. 1906, 5)
PALMERSTON AVENUE, residence for Lambert B. Forsyth, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 31 Oct. 1906, 2)
PALMERSTON AVENUE, residence for Hibberd H. Hudson, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 31 Oct. 1906, 2)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Bank of British North America, Dundas Street at Keele Street, 1907 (C.R., xvii, 6 Feb. 1907, 6)
SCHOMBERG, ONT., Public Market Hall, 1907 (C.R., xvii, 6 Feb. 1907, 6)
RUSHOLME ROAD, near Hepbourne Street, two houses for Thomas Hanna and John Nelson, 1907 (Toronto b.p. 6337, 8 Feb. 1907)
(with J.C. Stinson) FORT WILLIAM, ONT., McKellar Hospital, John Street at Arthur Street, 1907 (C.R., xviii, 27 March 1907, 6)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Fire Hall, Keele Street at Dundas Street West, 1907; demol. (C.R., xviii, 27 March 1907, 6)
TORONTO JUNCTION, residence for Dr. Richard R. Hopkins, Pacific Avenue at Annette Street, 1907 (C.R., xviii, 27 March 1907, 6)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Campbell Milling Co., Cawthra Avenue, warehouse, 1907; mill buildings, 1912 (C.R., xviii, 27 March 1907, 6; Toronto b.p. 37631, 20 Sept. 1912)
PARIS, ONT., Paris Plow Co., additions to factory, 1907 (C.R., xviii, 24 April 1907, 4)
TORONTO JUNCTION, major additions to the High Park Sanitarium, Gothic Avenue at Quebec Avenue, 1907 (Const., i, Oct. 1907, 65)
TORONTO JUNCTION, residence for Edward F. Henderson, Keele Street South near Humberside Avenue, 1907 (Const., i, Nov. 1907, 72)
TORONTO JUNCTION, residence for Charles M. Hall, Quebec Avenue near Annette Street, 1907 (Const., i, Jan. 1908, 46, illus.)
PARKDALE LAWN BOWLING CLUB, clubhouse, 1908 (Const., i, May 1908, 65)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Strathcona Public School, Runnymede Road at St. John's Road, 1908 (C.R., xxii, 3 June 1908, 27)
MEAFORD, ONT., Town Hall, 1908 (inf. from Frank Dougherty, Meaford)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Carnegie Library, Annette Street near Medland Avenue, 1908-09 (Const., ii, Sept. 1909, 62-4, illus.)
GORE'S LANDING, ONT., on Rice Lake, St. George's Anglican Church, 1908-09 (Canadian Churchman, 8 July 1909, 428-9, descrip.)
MIMICO, residence for Forbes Godfrey, Albert Avenue at Stanley Avenue, 1909 (C.R., xxii, 30 Dec. 1908, 27)
MANHATTAN APARTMENTS, Church Street at Charles Street, 1909 (C.R., xxii, 30 Dec. 1908, 27)
TRENTON, ONT., Dufferin Street Public School, 1909 (C.R., xxiii, 10 Feb. 1909, 24; Trenton Courier, 8 Dec. 1910, 2, illus. & descrip.)
MEAFORD, ONT., residence for George Carnahan, 1909 (C.R., xxiii, 24 March 1909, 21)
OSHAWA, ONT., High School, Simcoe Street North, 1909 (C.R., xxiii, 12 May 1909, 41, t.c.)
TORONTO JUNCTION, residence for Dr. L.G. Smith, Annette Street at Medland Street, 1909 (Toronto b.p. 16051, 24 June 1909)
AMERICAN LAUNDRY MACHINE CO., Sterling Road near Dundas Street West, factory, 1909 (Toronto b.p. 16632, 29 July 1909)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Masonic Temple, Annette Street near Medland Street, 1909 (Toronto b.p. 16701, 4 Aug. 1909)
ETOBICOKE, New Toronto Public School, Fifth Street at Birmingham Street, 1909 (C.R., xxiii, 25 Aug. 1909, 21)
MILTON, ONT., Public School, 1910 (C.R., xxiv, 2 Feb. 1910, 22)
WESTWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, St. Clair Avenue West at Vaughan Road, 1910 (Toronto b.p. 19169, 7 March 1910)
LINDSAY, ONT., Central Senior Public School, Kent Street at Albert Street, 1910 (C.R., xxiv, 4 May 1910, 28)
CHESNUT PARK ROAD, residence for George Fensom, 1910 (Const., iii, July 1910, 89, 91, illus.)
HUMBERSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH, Humberside Avenue at Indian Road, 1910-11; demol. 2004 (Toronto b.p. 24400, 14 Nov. 1910; Toronto Star, 19 June 2004, A26)
BELLEVILLE, ONT., Queen Victoria Public School, Pine Street, 1911-12 (C.R., xxv, 7 June 1911, 59)
ODDFELLOWS HALL, for the Manchester Unity Lodge, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 14 June 1911, 59)
PORT HOPE, ONT., Hockey Rink for Trinity College Boys School, Ward Street, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 5 July 1911, 59, t.c.)
TORONTO JUNCTION, residence for William R. Sheppard, Laws Street, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 16 Aug. 1911, 61, t.c.)
TORONTO JUNCTION, Knesseth Israel Jewish Synagogue, Maria Street at Shipman Street, 1911 (Toronto b.p. 30084, 31 Aug. 1911)
PORT HOPE, ONT., Central Public School, Pine Street North at North Street, 1911-12 (C.R., xxv, 29 Nov. 1911, 58)
BEAUFORT APARTMENTS, Davenport Road near Dupont Street, 1912 (Toronto b.p. 33419, 20 April 1912)
FRAZEE CARTAGE & STORAGE, College Street near Huron Street, 1912 (Toronto b.p. 34290, 23 May 1912)
CALGARY, ALTA., Parkhill Public School, 2nd Street S.W., 1912 (dwgs. at Board of Education Archives, Calgary)
OSHAWA, ONT., King Street Public School, 1912-13 (OA, Minutes of the Oshawa Board of Education, 13 June 1912, 593)
EPRINGHAM HOTEL, Danforth Avenue at Dawes Road, 1913 (Toronto b.p. 6828, 15 Sept. 1913)
BELLEVILLE, ONT., Queen Mary Public School, Isabel Street, 1913-14 (inf. from Belleville Public Library)
DUNDAS STREET WEST, at Dufferin Street, commercial block with apartments for S. Adler and S. Ziscont, 1914 (Toronto b.p. 11097, 2 May 1914)

ELLIS & ELLIS

OSHAWA, ONT., Simcoe Street South Public School, 1915-16 (OA, Minutes of the Oshawa Board of Education, 16 April 1915, 97)
MATHEWS BROTHERS, Dundas Street West at Sterling Road, factory, 1916 (Const., ix, Nov. 1916, 395)
TIMMINS, ONT., Central Public School, Pine Street at Algonquin Boulevard East, 1916 (Porcupine Advance [Timmins], 31 May 1916, 1; Const., ix, Sept. 1916, 314)
TWEED, ONT., High School, 1916 (Const., ix, Sept. 1916, 314)
SUDBURY, ONT., Stafford Block, occupied by The Twin Stores, Durham Street at Larch Street, 1916 (Sudbury Star, 28 April 1916, 2, illus. & descrip.; C.R., xxx, 21 June 1916, 617, illus. & descrip.)
BELLEVILLE, ONT., Chidren's Aid Society, Dundas Street East, 1916 (C.R., xxx, 28 June 1916, 639, illus. & descrip.)
LAMBTON MILLS PUBLIC SCHOOL, Bernice Crescent near Scarlett Road, 1916-17 (C.R., xxx, 28 June 1916, 639, illus. & descrip.; Const., xi, July 1918, 225-6, illus. & descrip.)
BRIGHTON, ONT., High School, 1917 (C.R., xxxi, 17 Jan. 1917, 60, 66, illus. & descrip.; Const., x, July 1917, 238-9, illus. & descrip.)
BARRIE, ONT., Barrie Collegiate Institute, Dunlop Street West at High Street, 1917-18 (C.R., xxxi, 31 Oct. 1917, 36, t.c.; Northern Advance [Barrie], 27 Dec. 1917, 5, illus. & descrip.; Const., xii, July 1919, 198-201, illus.)
WILKINSON PUBLIC SCHOOL, Donlands Avenue at Fielding Avenue, major addition, 1919 (C.R., xxxiii, 4 July 1919, 45)
PORT HOPE, ONT., addition to the Hospital, Ward Street, 1921 (C.R., xxxv, 13 April 1921, 59, t.c.)
CHAPLEAU, ONT., Public School, 1922 (C.R., xxxvi, 5 April 1922, 57)
NORTH YORK, Public School at Lansing for S.S. No. 4, 1923 (C.R., xxxvii, 2 May 1923, 57)
(with Franklin E. Belfrey) RIVERVIEW DRIVE, residence for Edmund B. Titus, 1924-25 (inf. from Toronto Historical Board)
(with Franklin E. Belfry) HUNTSVILLE, ONT., Town Hall, Main Street, 1926 (C.R., xl, 24 March 1926, 53)
PARK LAWN CEMETERY, Bloor Street West at Prince Edward Drive, mausoleum building, 1927 (C.R., xli, 29 June 1927, 53)