Horwood, John Charles Batstone

HORWOOD, John Charles Bastone (1864-1938)
(biography in preparation)

HORWOOD & WHITE (Residential Works in Toronto unless noted)

LOWTHER AVENUE, near St. George Street, for William Martin, c. 1919 (Horwood Coll. 1297)
ST. CLAIR AVENUE WEST, near Avenue Road, for Dr. W.J. McCollum, 1920 (Horwood Coll. 1298, 1310)
WARREN ROAD, at Londsdale Road, for Arthur G. Northway, 1919 (Toronto b.p. 24983, 6 Aug. 1919; Const., xv, Jan. 1922, 20-2, illus.; Horwood Coll. 1301, 1303)
ROCHES POINT, ONT., summer residence on Lake Simcoe for R.C. Kilgour, 1919 (Horwood Coll. 1305)
MIMICO, ONT., for William S. Inglis, Lake Shore Road, 1921 (Horwood Coll. 1325)
MUSKOKA, ONT., cottages for William Irwin, on Lake Windermere, 1921 (Horwood Coll. 1329)
NORTHUMBERLAND STREET, at Delaware Avenue, residence for the architect J.C.B. Horwood, 1921; 1931 (Horwood Coll. 1330; 1459a, 1475, 1487)
POPLAR PLAINS ROAD, at Clarendon Avenue, for Alfred S. Rogers, 1921-22 (Toronto b.p. 44506, 24 Oct. 1921; Const., xvii, Feb. 1924, 54-6, illus. & descrip.; Horwood Coll. 1348)
DUNVEGAN ROAD, near Russell Hill Road, for Harry H. Love, 1922-23 (C.H.G., ix, Jan. 1932, 4, illus.; Horwood Coll. 1333; 1374)
WHITNEY AVENUE, for Orville B. Shortly, 1922 (Horwood Coll. 1339a)
STRATHEARN ROAD, for Samuel Rogers, 1924 (Horwood Coll. 1360)
OLD FOREST HILL ROAD, for John Northway, 1925, additions, 1927, 1931-32 (Horwood Coll. 1370a, 1445, 1461)
DUNVEGAN ROAD, near Frybrook Road, for Norman H. Campbell, 1926 (Const., xx, March 1927, 83, illus.; R.A.I.C. Journal, iv, April 1927, 140, illus.; Toronto Daily Star, 18 Feb. 1927, 23, list of awards)
WARREN ROAD, for David C. Rea, 1929 (Horwood Coll. 1427)
RUSSEL HILL ROAD, for Mrs. James B. McKechnie, 1933, 1935 (Horwood Coll. 1465)
MIMICO, ONT., for Dr. Gordon Ferrier, Church Street, 1933 (Horwood Coll. 1466)
MIMICO, ONT., for William H. Shaw, Lake Crescent, 1934 (Horwood Coll. 1470)
ROBINWOOD AVENUE, for W.H. Douglas Horsfall, 1933 (C.R., xlvii, 30 Aug. 1933, 35, t.c.; Horwood Coll. 1467)
MIMICO, ONT., for William Dawson, Victor Avenue, 1937 (Horwood Coll. 1479)

HORWOOD & WHITE (Commercial & Industrial Works in Toronto unless noted)

GLOBE PRINTING CO., Yonge Street at Melinda Street, additions to office block, 1919 (Toronto b.p. 26949, 16 Oct. 1919; Horwood Coll. 1309)
VICTORIA, B.C., Hudson's Bay Co. Department Store, Douglas Street at Fisgard Street, additions and alterations to the existing store originally designed by Burke, Horwood & White, 1920-30; still standing in 2023 (Victoria Daily Times, 23 Aug. 1920, 16; Horwood Coll. 1262, 1315a, 1317, 1409-10, 1420, 1441)
WOODSTOCK, ONT., department store for John White Co. Ltd., Dundas Street, 1920 (Horwood Coll. 1317a, 1320a, 1321)
YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, St. Clair Avenue West at Robina Avenue, c. 1920 (Horwood Coll. 1319)
THORNHILL, ONT., store and cottage for G.H. Bowen, 1922, 1925 (Horwood Coll. 1338, 1346)
ROBERT SIMPSON DEPARTMENT STORE, Queen Street West near Bay Street, major addition, 1923; still standing in 2023 (C.R., xxxvii, 26 Dec. 1923, 1264-66, illus. & descrip.; Const., xvii, March 1924, 76-81, illus. & descrip.; Horwood Coll. 1341, 1343-45, 1347, 1349, 1354-56, 1358, 1496)
HAMILTON, ONT., John Northway & Son, King Street East, department store, 1924 (Horwood Coll. 1361)
CANADIAN GENERAL ELECTRIC CO., Davenport Works, Brandon Avenue at St. Clarens Avenue, 1924, 1948, 1951 (Horwood Coll. 1362)
VANCOUVER, B.C., Hudson's Bay Co. Department Store, Granville Street at Georgia Street, major 6 storey addition, 1925-26; still standing in 2023 (Vancouver Sun, 28 Jan. 1925, 10, illus. & descrip.; Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 28 Jan. 1925, 6, illus. & descrip.; C.R., xxxix, 22 April 1925, 384, illus. & descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, iv, May 1927, 166, 169, illus.; Hal Kalman, Exploring Vancouver, 1993, 80, illus.; Horwood Coll. 1367-68, 1370-72, 1375, 1381, 1410a, 1459)
STRATFORD, ONT., department store for John Northway & Co., Ontario Street, 1927 (Horwood Coll. 1386)
REGINA, SASK., Hudson's Bay Co. Department Store, Broad Street, 1927-28 (Horwood Coll. 1392, 1401-02, 1405-06)
JOHN NORTHWAY & SON, Yonge Street at Louisa Street, department store, 1928; demol. 1973 (Toronto Daily Star, 13 Feb 1928, 26, illus. in advert.; and 21 Sept. 1928, 8, detailed descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, v, Sept. 1928, 321, illus.; and vi, March 1929, 104, illus.; Const., xxi, Nov. 1928, 377-82, illus. & descrip.; Horwood Coll. 1359, 1389-91, 1407)
ROGERS STANDARD RADIO CO., Fleet Street at Bathurst Street, 1929 (C.R., xliii, 2 Jan. 1929, 46, t.c.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xvii, Nov. 1940, 32, illus. in advert.; Horwood Coll. 1408, 1430-31)
CALGARY, ALTA., Hudson's Bay Co. Department Store, First Street West at 8th Avenue, major addition, 1929 (C.R., xliii, 5 June 1929, 628, illus. & descrip.; Horwood Coll. 1264a, 1314, 1399, 1414, 1417-19, 1421, 1428)
EDMONTON, ALTA., Hudson's Bay Co., 103rd Street near 102nd Avenue, office and warehouse, 1929 (C.R., xliii, 24 April 1929, 65; Horwood Coll. 1412, 1422-23, 1429, 1440a, 1449, 1455, 1463)
GRAND & TOY LTD., Wellington Street West near Yonge Street, warehouse, 1929; additions, 1937, 1941; demol. (Horwood Coll. 1433)
ANACONDA AMERICAN BRASS LTD., 8th Street at Birmingham Street, factory, 1937 (Horwood Coll. 1480)
MUSKOKA, Glen Home Hotel, Lake Joseph, and later renamed The Marygrove Resort, 1939; demol. June 2008 (Huntsville Forester, 20 March 2008; inf. National Trust for Canada, Ottawa)

HORWOOD & WHITE (Ecclesiastical & Institutional Works in Toronto unless noted)

BATHURST STREET METHODIST CHURCH, Bathurst Street at Lennox Street, addition, 1919 (Horwood Coll. 1302)
DAVENPORT ROAD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Davenport Road near Dovercourt Road, 1920, 1923 (Horwood Coll. 1320, 1353)
ONTARIO COLLEGE OF ART, Grange Road facing Grange Park, classroom and studio building, 1920; still standing in 2023 (Globe [Toronto], 15 July 1920, 6, illus.)
ITALIAN METHODIST CHURCH, Claremont Street near Dundas Street West, 1921 (inf. from United Church Archives, Toronto; Horwood Coll. 1321)
ST. PAUL'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Bathurst Street at Barton Avenue, Sunday School, 1921 (Toronto b.p. 39077, 30 April 1921; Horwood Coll. 1322, 1324)
CENTENNIAL METHODIST CHURCH, Dovercourt Road, addition, 1921 (Horwood Coll. 1327)
MIMICO METHODIST CHURCH, Mimico Avenue at Station Road, 1922 (Story of Wesley-Mimico Church 1864-1964, illus.; Horwood Coll. 1328, 1332)
STELLARTON, N.B., Memorial Hall for Sharon Church, 1922-23 (Horwood Coll. 1342)
BRANTFORD, ONT., Sunday School for First Baptist Church, West Street, 1923 (Horwood Coll. 1351)
EGLINTON METHODIST CHURCH, Sheldrake Boulevard near Yonge Street, 1924; interiors altered 2001 (Toronto b.p. 68645, 15 March 1924; R.A.I.C. Journal, iii, March-April 1926, 53, illus.; Horwood Coll. 1350)
BRAMPTON, ONT., Sunday School for Grace United Church, 1923-24, 1928 (Horwood Coll. 1357, 1403)
SILVERTHORN UNITED CHURCH, Scott Road at Aileen Avenue, 1925-26 (Horwood Coll. 1363, 1376)
WOODBINE AVENUE UNITED CHURCH, Woodbine Avenue at Mortimer Avenue, 1926 (T. Higginson, Woodbine Avenue United Church: Historical Notes, 1973, 12; Horwood Coll. 1364)
BRANTFORD, ONT., Sunday School for Zion Presbyterian Church, Darling Street, 1927 (Brantford Expositor, 29 Oct. 1927, 13, illus. and 24, detailed descrip.; Horwood Coll. 1377, 1383)
ORILLIA, ONT., St. Paul's United Church, Peter Street North, 1927, addition, 1935 (Horwood Coll. 1393-94)
BOWMANVILLE, ONT., Sunday School for Trinity United Church, 1928 (Horwood Coll. 1395)
REDCLIFFE, ALTA., Gordon Memorial United Church, 4th Avenue SE at 2nd Street SE, 1928; still standing in 2023 (Horwood Coll. 1396)
NORTH SYDNEY, N.S., United Church, 1928 (Horwood Coll. 1397)
DRAYTON, ONT., United Church, Main Street East at Edward Street, 1928; still standing in 2023 (Horwood Coll. 1404)
FERGUS, ONT., Melville United Church, St. Andrew Street West at Tower Street South, addition of Melville Parish Hall, 1930; still standing in 2023 (Horwood Coll. 1447)
ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL, Huntley Street at Isabella Street, 1930-31 (Telegram [Toronto], 21 March 1930, 31, illus.; Toronto Star, 31 Oct. 1930, 33, descrip.; and 30 Jan. 1931, 40, descrip.)
WESTON, ONT., Dominion Public Building, Weston Road near Lawrence Avenue West, 1935 (Horwood Coll. 1471-72)
PEOPLE'S CHURCH, Bloor Street East near Park Road, 1937 (Horwood Coll. 1482)
JARVIS STREET BAPTIST CHURCH, Jarvis Street at Gerrard Street East, new spire, new roof, and extensive interior alterations, 1938-39 (Toronto Star, 9 Dec. 1938, 39, descrip.)

COMPETITIONS

TORONTO, ONT., "Design for a Town House Costing $2,500", a design competition staged by the Canadian Architect & Builder magazine, 1888. Horwood received 1st Prize for his drawings submitted under the pseudonym "Dessir a Teur" (C.A.B., i, May 1888, 3). The winner was erroneously listed as John C.B. Howard [sic] of Toronto (inf. Harry T. Holman, Charlottetown)
ETOBICOKE, ONT., Public Library, New Toronto Branch, 11th Avenue, 1926. The firm of Horwood & White were one of 4 local architects invited to submit a design for this local branch library (dwgs. at Ontario Archives, Horwood Collection, Acc. No. 1378; dwgs at Toronto Public Library Archives, New Toronto Branch, Fonds 17, Series 6, Box 3; inf. Barbara Myrvold, Toronto Public Library). The winner was Walter Grayson-Brown.