Findlay, Robert

FINDLAY, Robert (1859-1951)
(biography in preparation)

(Residential works in Montreal unless noted)

R. FINDLAY

BISHOP STREET, for Walter P. Scott, 1890 (Le Prix Courant, vii, Week no. 14, 1890; Montreal, Les Residences, 1890, 630-1, illus.)
SHERBROOKE, QUE., for Dr. Alex W. Hyndman, Montreal Street, 1891 (C.R., ii, 14 Feb. 1891, 2)
WESTMOUNT, for Thomas B. Macauley, Dorchester Street West, 1891 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 431, illus.)
MOUNTAIN STREET, for Daniel Stroud, 1891 (Montreal, Les Résidences, 1987, 688-9, illus.)
SENNEVILLE, QUE., for Harry Abbott Jr., 1892; addition of conservatory, 1910 (Le Prix Courant, 21 Oct. 1892, 11; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 2-3, illus.)
SAULT-AU-RECOLLETS, for J. Corbett, Norwood Avenue near the Black River, 1892 (C.R., iv, 8 Oct. 1892, 2)
STE. ANNE DE BELLEVUE, for James Morgan, 1892 (C.R., iii, 8 Oct. 1892, 2)
PINE AVENUE WEST, pair of houses for Mrs. James A. Cuttle and William Patterson, 1892-93 (Le Prix Courant, xi, 23 Dec. 1892, 11)
SHERBROOKE STREET WEST, two pairs of houses for Alfred G. Walford, 1893 (C.R., iv, 9 Nov. 1893, 2)
MOUNTAIN STREET, for George Wait, 1893 (Le Prix Courant, Week No. 24, 1893; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 746-7, illus.)
WESTMOUNT, three houses for J.A. Sheffield, Metcalfe Avenue, 1894 (C.R., v, 22 March 1894, 2; Montreal Star, 3 Nov. 1894, 8)
MOUNTAIN AVENUE, for James Osborne, 1894 (C.R., v, 22 March 1894, 2)
WESTMOUNT, for J.A. Provost, Argyle Avenue, 1894 (C.R., v, 24 May 1894)
ST. ANTOINE STREET, near Atwater Avenue, row of five stores and dwellings for M.J. Hogan, 1894 (C.R., v, 24 May 1894; Montreal Star, 3 Nov. 1894, 8)
MANCE STREET, for John Allan, 1894 (C.R., v, 9 Aug. 1894, 2; Montreal Star, 3 Nov. 1894, 8)
BISHOP STREET, for Dr. David F. Gurd, 1894 (Montreal Star, 3 Nov. 1894, 8; C.A.B., viii, Dec. 1895, illus.; Montreal, Les Résidences, 1987, 318, illus.)
WESTMOUNT, for W.M. Knowles, Aberdeen Avenue, 1895 (C.R., vi, 18 April 1895, 2, t.c.; C.A.B., ix, April 1896, illus. L. Maitland, Queen Anne Revival Style in Canadian Architecture, 1990, 173, illus.)
STANLEY STREET, for William R. Miller, 1895 (C.R., vi, 23 May 1895, 4; C.A.B., ix, Dec. 1896, 199, descrip. & plate illus.)
METCALFE STREET, for Frank J. Hart, 1895 (C.R., vi, 23 May 1895, 4)
METCALFE STREET, for Robert Harvie, 1895 (C.R., vi, 23 May 1895, 4)
WESTMOUNT, pair of houses for the architect, Lansdowne Avenue, 1895 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 233-4, illus.)
WILLIAM STREET, at Shannon Street, two lodging houses for H.B. Ames, 1896 (C.R., vii, 24 Sept. 1896, 2; C.A.B., x, Feb. 1897, 36)
DRUMMOND STREET, for John L. Morris, 1896-97 (C.R., vii, 3 Dec. 1896, 3; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 538-9, illus.)
WESTMOUNT, for Thomas Fraser, Prince Albert Avenue, 1897 (C.A.B., xi, Feb. 1898, 27)
WESTMOUNT, for Arthur N. Paxton, Ste. Catherine Street West near Victoria Avenue, 1897 (C.R., viii, 25 March 1897, 3)
WESTMOUNT, pair of houses for Mrs. George Wait, Cote Ste. Antoine Road, 1897 (C.R., viii, 29 April 1897, 2)
WESTMOUNT, for Arthur Hodgson, St. Matthew Street, 1897 (C.R., viii, 10 June 1897, 3)
WESTMOUNT, for Henry Fry, Dorchester Street West, 1897 (C.R., viii, 12 Aug. 1897, 3; C.A.B., xi, Feb. 1898, 27)
WESTMOUNT, row of seven houses for J.E. Bulmer, Prince Albert Avenue at Chesterfield Avenue, 1898 (C.R., ix, 3 Feb. 1898, 4)
WESTMOUNT, for G.E. Blackwell, Roslyn Avenue near Ste. Catherine Street West, 1898 (C.R., ix, 13 April 1898, 3)
WESTMOUNT, for Richard Harvey, Brooke Avenue, 1898 (C.R., ix, 7 Sept. 1898, 3)
ONTARIO AVENUE, for Farquhar Robertson, 1899 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 590-1, illus.)
DRUMMOND STREET, for R. Wilson Reford, 1900; demol. 1968 (C.R., xi, 12 Sept. 1900, 4; inf. Alexander Reford)
DRUMMOND STREET, for Fred W. Molson, 1900; demol. 1957 (C.R., xi, 12 Sept. 1900, 4; F. Remillard & B. Merrett, Mansions of the Golden Square Mile Montreal 1850-1930, 1987, 58-9; dwgs. at McGill Univ., Canadian Architecture Coll.)
DRUMMOND STREET, for F.L. Hutchinson, 1900 (C.R., xi, 13 June 1900, 3)
THOUSAND ISLANDS, ONT., 'Mississauga', a summer residence for George Benson, Rabbit Island, Ont. (Pierre du Prey et al, Ah, Wilderness! Resort Architecture in the Thousand Islands, 2004, 82-7, illus. & descrip.)
DRUMMOND STREET, for A.A. Wilson, 1902 (C.R., xiii, 4 June 1902, 4)
DRUMMOND STREET, for George H. Smithers, 1902; demol. 1974 (C.R., xiii, 2 July 1902, 3; F. Remillard & B. Merrett, Mansions of the Golden Square Mile Montreal 1850-1930, 1987, 61-2, illus.)
PINE AVENUE WEST, near Peel Street, for F.E. Meredith, 1903 (Le Prix Courant, xxxvi, 17 July 1903, 52)
BISHOP STREET, for Octavia G. Ritchie, 1904 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 588-9, illus.)
McGREGOR STREET, for Harold E. Stearns, 1904 (Le Prix Courant, Week no. 11, 1904, 60; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 673, illus.)
WESTMOUNT, for A.E. Morris, Westmount Avenue near Cote des Neiges Road, 1905 (Le Prix Courant, Week no. 12, 1905, 55)
SYDNEY, N.S., additions and improvements to 'Dumbro', for James Ross, King's Road, 1905-06 (The Record [Sydney], 28 Nov. 1905, 5)
SHERBROOKE STREET WEST, near Mansfield Street, for William A. Molson, 1905-06 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 522-3, illus.; F. Remillard & B. Merrett, Mansions of the Golden Square Mile Montreal 1850-1930, 1987, 182-3, illus.)

FINDLAY & McGREGOR

PINE AVENUE WEST, at Peel Street, for Mortimer B. Davis, 1906; addition to greenhouse 1909 (C.A.B., xix, Aug. 1906, 122; F. Remillard & B. Merrett, Mansions of the Golden Square Mile Montreal 1850-1930, 1987, 182-5, illus.; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 182-5, illus.; dwgs. at McGill Univ.)
ONTARIO AVENUE, near Sherbrooke Street West, for John J.M. Pangman, 1906 (C.A.B., xix, Aug. 1906, 122; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 118-20, illus.)
WESTMOUNT, for George Sumner, Belvedere Road, 1906 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 696-9, illus.)

R. FINDLAY

WESTMOUNT, for Hugh Brodie, Roslyn Avenue, 1907 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 86, illus.)
SHERBROOKE STREET WEST, near Mackay Street, for A.E. Ogilvie, 1908 (E. McMann, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Spring Exhibitions 1880-1970, 1988, 125)
WESTMOUNT, for S.J. Watson, Westmount Boulevard, 1909 (C.R., xxiii, 5 May 1909, 20)
WESTMOUNT, for Alfred Muer, Roslyn Avenue, 1909 (C.R., xxiii, 13 Oct. 1909, 22)
QUEBEC CITY, QUE., major additions and alterations to Holland House, for James G. Ross, 1909 (F.G. Pratte, Les Villas, 1980, 258, illus.; dwgs. at ANQ, Stavely Coll. 361)
SENNEVILLE, QUE., additions and improvements to residence to 'Ballybawn' for Charles Meredith, 1909 (C.H.G., ix, May 1932, 26-7, 42, illus.; dwgs. at McGill Univ.)
OUTREMONT, for T.H. Higginson, Ste. Catherine Road, 1910 (Outremont b.p. 322, 21 May 1910)
WESTMOUNT, for George H. Bishop, Roslyn Avenue, 1910 (C.R., xxiv, 9 March 1910, 23)
PINE AVENUE WEST, near Cedar Street, for J.E.C. Meagher, 1910 (C.R., xxiv, 9 March 1910, 23)
COLDSTREAM, B.C., mansion for Ronald C. Buchanan, Kalamalka Lake, 1910 (D. Luxton, Building the West: The Early Architects of British Columbia, 2003, 463-4)
COLDSTREAM, B.C., mansion for Ronald P. McLimont, Kalamalka Lake, 1910; burned c. 1970 (D. Luxton, Building the West: The Early Architects of British Columbia, 2003, 463-4)
STE. AGATHE, QUE., two houses for Herbert Molson, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 19 July 1911, 61)
WESTMOUNT, for Robertson MacAuley, Westmount Boulevard, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 8 Nov. 1911, 59; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 430, illus.)
ONTARIO AVENUE, at McGregor Avenue, for Herbert Molson, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 25 Oct. 1911, 61; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 511-15, illus.; F. Remillard & B. Merrett, Mansions of the Golden Square Mile Montreal 1850-1930, 1987, 208-11, illus.)
WESTMOUNT, for Tancrede Bienvenue, Mt. Pleasant Avenue, 1911-12 (C.R., xxv, 29 Nov. 1911, 62; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 66-8, illus.)
PINE AVENUE WEST, for Travers Allan, 1911-12 (C.R., xxv, 6 Dec. 1911, 56)
WESTMOUNT, for Archibald McGoun, Bellevue Avenue, 1911-12 (C.R., xxv, 6 Dec. 1911, 57)
PINE AVENUE WEST, for George R. Greene, 1911 (Const., viii, June 1915, 271-2, illus. & descrip.)
WESTMOUNT, for Thomas B. MacAuley, Braeside Place at Westmount Boulevard, 1912 (C.R., xxvi, 27 March 1912, 68; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 432, illus.)
ONTARIO AVENUE, for Gordon MacDougall, 1912 (C.R., xxvi, 27 March 1912, 67)
PINE AVENUE WEST, for Kenneth Molson, 1912 (dwgs. at McGill Univ.)
MOUNTAIN AVENUE, for Berthe A.E. Boyer, 1912 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 79-80, illus.)
PEEL STREET, for Daniel C. Macarow, 1912 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 326-9, illus.; F. Remillard & B. Merrett, Mansions of the Golden Square Mile Montreal 1850-1930, 1987, 206-07, illus.)
WESTMOUNT, for Duncan H. McLennan, Westmount Avenue, 1912-13 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 472, illus.)
MOUNTAIN STREET, for Mrs. Charles M. Hays, 1914 (dwgs. at McGill Univ.)
KNOWLTON, QUE., summer house for William Scully, 1914 (C.R., xxviii, 1 April 1914, 81)
POINTE CLAIRE, QUE., for Charles W. Maclean, Lakeshore Road, 1915-16 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 436-9, illus.)
WESTMOUNT, for Harrieth Frothingham, Surrey Gardens, 1916 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 257-9, illus.)
MOUNTAIN STREET, for Clara J. Glegg, 1916-17 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 309, illus.)
PIERREFONDS, QUE., for Frank S. Meighen, Meighen Boulevard, 1919 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 485-6, illus.)
MOUNTAIN STREET, for Jules Hamel, 1920 (dwgs. at McGill Univ.)

Other Works

SUN LIFE ASSURANCE CO., Notre Dame Street West at St. Alexis Street, 1890 ; Jubilee Memorial Fountain, 1897 (C.A.B., iii, Jan. 1890, 5, descrip.; Oct. 1890, illus.; xi, Feb. 1898, 27; Montreal, Les Hotels Les Immeubles de Bureaux, 1983, 129-32, illus.)
LACHINE, QUE., Protestant School, 1895 (C.R., vi, 4 July 1895, 4)
ST. LAMBERT, QUE., new School, possibly St. Lambert Academy, near Victoria Avenue, 1896 (C.R., vii, 2 July 1896, 3)
(with Samuel A. Finley) CORNWALL, ONT., General Hospital, 1897; Nurses Home, c. 1900 (C.R., vii, 7 Jan. 1897, 1-2; Freeholder [Cornwall], 11 June 1897, 4, descrip.; 31 Dec. 1897, 1, illus. & descrip.)
WESTMOUNT PUBLIC LIBRARY, Sherbrooke Street West at Arlington Avenue, 1898; addition 1910 (Gazette [Montreal], 16 Dec. 1898, 5, descrip.; C.A.B., xii, June 1899, illus.; xiv, Oct. 1901, illus.; Montreal, Les Edifices Publics, 1981, 28-9, illus.)
HENRY MORGAN & CO. DEPARTMENT STORE, Ste. Catherine Street West at Aylmer Street, major warehouse addition facing Aylmer Street, 1899 (Gazette [Montreal], 6 May 1899, 10, descrip.; C.R., x, 24 May 1899, 3)
WILLIAM V. DAWSON, Cathedral Street, factory, 1901 (Le Prix Courant, xxxi, 26 April 1901, 646)
SEYBOLD & SONS, St. Paul Street, large warehouse and factory, 1901 (C.R., xii, 11 Sept. 1901, 2)
JOHN MOLSON & BROTHERS, Notre Dame Street, rebuilding and additions to factory 'destroyed by fire recently' for Fred W. Molson, 1901 (C.R., xii, 6 Nov. 1901, 3)
DE LAVAL MANUFACTURING CO., William Street, 1902 (C.R., xiii, 1 Oct. 1902, 2)
MONTREAL MATERNITY HOSPITAL, St. Urbain Street at Prince Arthur Street, 1903-04 (C.R., xiv, 2 Dec. 1903, 2)
MONTREAL QUILTING CO., Guy Street near Notre Dame Street West, factory 1904 (Le Prix Courant, Week No. 22, 1904, 60)
PATERSON MANUFACTURING CO., Carriere Street at St. Hubert Street, 1904; addition 1907 (Le Prix Courant, Week No. 35, 1904, 54; Week No. 46, 1907, 40)
VERDUN, residence for the Superintendent at the Protestant Hospital for the Insane, 1905 (C.R., xv, 8 March 1905, 6)
A.C. LESLIE & CO., St. Paul Street near McGill Street, office & warehouse, 1905 (Le Prix Courant, Week No. 15, 1905, 46, illus. & descrip.)
(with John W. McGregor) AMERICAN TOBACCO CO., St. Antoine Street near Bourget Street, factory, 1906 (C.A.B., xix, July 1906, 108; Const., ii, March 1909, 55, illus.)
MOSELEY SHOE LEATHER CO., St. Ambroise Street at Turgeon Street, factory, 1907 (Le Prix Courant, Week No. 30, 1907, 44)
GENERAL FIRE EXTINGUISHER CO., McCord Street, factory, 1908 (C.R., xxii, 25 Nov. 1908, 27-8)
W.J. McGUIRE & CO., Craig Street West, warehouse and office, 1909 (C.R., xxiii, 10 March 1909, 26-7, illus.)
WHITBY, ONT., Nurses Home, 1910 (C.R., xxiv, 23 Feb. 1910, 23)
LINDSAY, ONT., Nurses Home for Ross Memorial Hospital, 1911 (McGill Univ., Findlay Record Book)
ANGLO CANADIAN LEATHER CO., Recollet Street near St. Pierre Street, factory, 1911 (Le Prix Courant, 29 April 1911, 41)
WESTMOUNT, Calvary Congregational Church, Dorchester Street West at Greene Avenue, 1911; demol. 1963 (C.R., xxv, 5 July 1911, 59)
DE RAZILLY STREET, residence for the Holy Cross Brothers, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 8 Nov. 1911, 57)
PRINCE ARTHUR STREET EAST, at St. Dominique Street, store for P. Paliger & Steinberg, 1912 (C.R., xxvi, 20 March 1912, 69)

R. FINDLAY & F. R. FINDLAY

WESTMOUNT CITY HALL, Sherbrooke Street West at Argyle Avenue, 1922 (C.R., xxxvi, 9 Aug. 1922, 53; Montreal, Les Edifices Publics, 1981, 126-7, illus.; H. Kalman, History of Canadian Architecture, 1994, 712-13, illus.; dwgs. at McGill Univ.)
WESTMOUNT, residence for the architect Frank R. Findlay, Upper Lansdowne Avenue, c. 1923 (Studio Yearbook [London], 1924, illus.)
MOUNTAIN STREET, at McGregor Avenue, residence for Bernard M. Hallward, 1925 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 291-3, illus.; F. Remillard & B. Merrett, Mansions of the Golden Square Mile Montreal 1850-1930, 226-7, illus.; dwgs. at McGill Univ.)
WESTMOUNT, residence for William B. Wood, Lexington Avenue, 1927 (Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 770-1, illus.)
WESTMOUNT, residence for Harold W. Soper, Cedar Avenue, 1928 (C.H.G., viii, Aug. 1931, 30, illus.; R.A.I.C. Journal, viii, Dec. 1931, 411; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 666-7; illus.)
ONTARIO AVENUE, near McGregor Avenue, residence for Joseph A. Raymond, 1929-30 (R.A.I.C. Journal, viii, Dec. 1931, 411; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 576-9, illus.; F. Remillard & B. Merrett, Mansions of the Golden Square Mile Montreal 1850-1930, 1987, 234-5, illus.)
PINE AVENUE WEST, residence for E.W. Beatty, c. 1930 (Anglin Norcross Co., Canadian Buildings, 1930)
WESTMOUNT, residence for W.C. McLeod, Thorncliffe Avenue, c. 1930 (C.H.G., viii, Aug. 1931, 31, illus.)
WESTMOUNT, residence for Allan A. Bronfman, Westmount Avenue at Carleton Avenue, 1931 (C.R., xlv, 29 July 1931, 58; Montreal, Les Residences, 1987, 87-9, illus.; dwgs. at McGill Univ.)
POINTE-AU-PIC, QUE.,residence for Alexander Buchanan, 1931 (E. McMann, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Spring Exhibitions 1880-1970, 1988, 125)
WESTMOUNT, residence for Charles N. Sommer, Lexington Avenue, c. 1932 (C.H.G., ix, Aug. 1932, 24-7, illus.)
SARAGUAY, mansion for William W. Ogilvie, Gouin Boulevard West, c. 1932 (R.A.I.C. Journal, x, Dec. 1933, 202, 204, illus. & descrip.; C.H.G., xi, Dec. 1934, 28-31, illus.)
WESTMOUNT, Murray Park Pavilion, 1936 (dwgs. at McGill Univ.)
WESTMOUNT, for William G. Cuttle, Lexington Avenue, 1937 (C.R., l, 1 Sept. 1937, 32)
HAMPSTEAD, for Boyden Kinsey, Kilburn Crescent, 1937 (E. McMann, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Spring Exhibitions 1880-1970, 1988, 125)