Cobb, Andrew Randall

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COBB, Andrew Randall (1876-1943)
(biography in preparation) # An illustrated biography and list of works by Cobb was published in 1990 by the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in an exhibit catalogue entitled Rich in Interest and Charm: The Architecture of Andrew Randall Cobb 1876-1943 by Dr. Jean Weir. A new illustrated monograph on the architect entitled Andrew Cobb: Architects and Artist, by Janet Katz was published in 2014. In addition, an extensive collection of architectural drawings prepared by A.R. Cobb between 1910 and 1943 is now held at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia in Halifax.

HALIFAX

INGLIS STREET, residence for A. Forrester MacIntosh, 1910 (dwgs. at PANS)
(with G.H. Jost) CRAGG BROS. LTD., Barrington Street at George Street, commercial block, 1912 (Views of Halifax-The Empire Port; dwgs. at PANS)
(with Frank Darling) DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, Science Building, 1913-15; MacDonald Memorial Library, 1914-15; Shirreff Hall Women's Residence, 1920; Arts Building, 1921-22; Medical Science Laboratory, 1921-22 (R.A.I.C. Journal, iii, Jan.-Feb. 1926, 15, 19-27, illus. & descrip.; Const., xxvi, Oct. 1931, 329-30, illus.; E. Pacey, Historic Halifax, 1988, 54-5, illus.; Weir, 18-27, illus.; dwgs. at PANS)
CASINO THEATRE, Gottingen Street near Cornwallis Street, 1915 (dwgs. at PANS)
ROY BUILDING, Barrington Street at Sackville Street, commercial block for James E. Roy, 1915 (Katz, 35, illus.; dwgs. at PANS)
COBURG ROAD, residence for William Schon, 1915 (dwgs. at PANS)
STRAND THEATRE, Sackville Street at Argyle Street, 1915 (dwgs. at PANS)
CONNAUGHT AVENUE, 'Rosebank', a residence for James T. Wilson, 1915 (Weir, 10, illus.; dwgs. at PANS)
JUBILEE ROAD, residence for E. Albert Wood, 1915 (dwgs. at PANS)
SACKVILLE TELEPHONE EXCHANGE, Sackville Street near Brier Lane, for the Maritime Telephone & Telegraph Co., 1916 (dwgs. at PANS)
GREEN LANTERN RESTAURANT, Barrington Street, located in the Gordon & Keith Building, 1917 (dwgs. at PANS)
C.W. OUTHIT CO., Barrington Street near Duke Street, store and warehouse, 1917 (dwgs. at PANS)
ST. JOHN'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Windsor Street, 1917 (C.R., xxxi, 21 Feb. 1917, 42)
CONNAUGHT AVENUE, residence for H.B. Pickings, 1918 (dwgs. at PANS)
RICHMOND HIGH SCHOOL, Acadia Square, Richmond Heights, 1919 (C.R., xxxiii, 5 March 1919, 52)
ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Cobourg Road, 1919 (C.R., xxxiii, 2 April 1919, 47)
ST. PATRICK'S ROMAN CATHOLIC BOYS SCHOOL, Brunswick Street, 1919 (C.R., xxxiii, 2 April 1919, 47; xlv, 21 Oct. 1931, 66, illus. in advert.)
ST. THOMAS AQUINAS ANGLICAN CHURCH, Oxford Street, parish hall for the church, 1919 (Halifax Herald, 16 July 1919, 3)
ARDMORE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT, a tract of 32 houses at North Street and Oxford Street, 1921 (Halifax Herald, 26 March 1921, 17, illus. in advert.)
OXFORD STREET, residence for Frederick G. Carten, 1921 (Halifax Herald, 26 March 1921, 14, illus.)
CONNAUGHT AVENUE, residence for Fred A. Bowman, 1921 (Halifax Herald, 26 March 1921, 17,, illus.)
LORNE TELEPHONE EXCHANGE, North Street, 1919; major addition, 1921 (Halifax Herald, 22 Nov. 1919, 2, t.c.; 21 April 1921, 10, t.c.)
JEWISH SYNAGOGUE, Robie Street, 1920 (Halifax Herald, 18 May 1920, 5, t.c.)
BLOOMINGDALE TERRACE, residence for Otto W. Hobrecker, 1920 (Weir, 11, illus.)
UNITED MEMORIAL UNION CHURCH, Kaye Street, for the Kaye-Grove Congregation, 1920-21 (C.R., xxxiii, 21 May 1919, 43; United Memorial Church 1918-1975, 12)
YOUNG AVENUE, residence for Gerald F. Murphy, 1921 (C.H.G., iii, Nov. 1926, 38, illus.; inf. PANS)
DALHOUSIE PUBLIC HEALTH CENTRE, Morris Street, 1922-24 (R.A.I.C. Journal, iii, Jan.-Feb. 1926, 25, illus.; xi, Nov. 1934, 154, illus.; dwgs. at PANS)
SOUTH STREET, at Tower Road, residence for E. Chesley Allen, 1923 (dwgs. at PANS)
PROVINCIAL EXHIBITION BUILDING, Windsor Street at Almon Street, rebuilding of the main hall, 1924-25; arena, livestock buildings, entrance gates, offices and administrative units, 1927 (Const., xx, April 1927, 128; C.R., xli, 6 April 1927, 52, t.c.)
KING'S COLLEGE, on the campus of Dalhousie University facing Coburg Road, main building and chapel, 1928; dormitory, 1931 (Charlottetown Guardian, 17 Nov. 1928, 1, descrip.; C.R., xlii, 5 Sept. 1928, 61; xlv, 5 Aug .1931, 95; R.A.I.C. Journal, xi, Nov. 1934, 157, illus.; Wier, 31-4, illus.; dwgs. at King's College Archives, Halifax)
PROVINCIAL ARCHIVES BUILDING, Coburg Road, on the campus of Dalhousie University, 1929 (C.R., xliii, 10 July 1929, 69; R.A.I.C. Journal, xi, Sept. 1934, 126, illus.; E. Pacey & A Comiter, Landmarks: Historic Buildings of Nova Scotia, 1994, 112-13, illus.)
(with John M. Lyle) BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA, Head Office Building, Hollis Street at Prince Street, 1930-31 (R.A.I.C. Journal, ix, Jan. 1932, 2, 5-13, illus. & descrip.; March 1932, 66, 68, illus.; Halifax Herald, 3 Aug. 1931, 8; 4 Aug. 1931, 6, illus. & descrip.; dwgs. at Bank of Nova Scotia Archives, Toronto)
COBURG ROAD, Bishop's Palace, a residence for the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church, 1931 (Weir, 47-8, illus.)
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY, Gymnasium Building, 1931 (C.R., xlv, 14 Oct. 1931, 53; dwgs. at PANS)
(with Herbert E. Gates and W.M. Brown) PROVINCIAL BUILDING, an annex to the Provincial Parliament Building, Hollis Street, 1935 (C.R., xlix, 7 Aug. 1935, 128; Weir, 49-51, illus.)
RIDGEWOOD DRIVE, 'Fair Oaks', a residence for R.J. Rankin, 1936 (Weir, 29, illus.)
DEPT. OF NATIONAL DEFENCE, ordnance building at the Halifax Dockyards, near Barrington Street, 1939 (C.R., lii, 13 Sept. 1939, 28)
HALIFAX VETERINARY HOSPITAL, Windsor Street, 1941 (dwgs. at PANS)
(with Clifford St. J. Wilson) VICTORIA GENERAL HOSPITAL, South Street at Tower Road, designed 1943; built 1947-48 (Canadian Hospital [Toronto], xxv, July 1948, 29-33, illus. & descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xxv, Sept. 1948, 333-5, illus.)

ELSEWHERE

WOLFVILLE, N.S., Emerson Memorial Library, Acadia University, 1913; Raynor Hall Residence, 1916 (Maritime Baptist [Halifax], 2 June 1915, 3; Acadian [Wolfville], 18 Feb. 1916, 3; Const., xxiv, Oct. 1931, 320, 331-2, illus. & descrip.)
BRIDGEWATER, N.S., public school, 1913 (dwgs. at PANS)
WOLFVILLE, N.S., Presbyterian Church, Main Street at Seaview Avenue, 1914 (Wolfville Acadian, 2 Feb. 1914, 2; 10 April 1914, 3)
DARTMOUTH, N.S., Greenvale Public School, Octerlony Street at Pine Street, 1915 (inf. S. Gosley, Dartmouth)
DARTMOUTH, N.S., Hawthorne Public School, Hawthorne Street, 1915; demol. c. 1970 (inf. S. Gosley, Dartmouth)
MONCTON, N.B., Central Presbyterian Church, Church Street at Queen Street, 1915-16 (Daily Times [Moncton], 26 Aug. 1915, 8, descrip.)
BEDFORD, N.S., residence for the architect, Shore Drive, 1916 (Weir, 13, illus.; 64)
BEDFORD, N.S., residence for Charles De Wolf, Davison Street, c. 1916 (Bedford-Sackville News, 25 Aug. 1976)
BEDFORD, N.S., residence for Thomas Gue, Golf Links Road, 1919 (Katz, foreword, page V, illus.)
DARTMOUTH, N.S., residence for Harold O. Baker, Victoria Road, 1919 (inf. Reinhold Endres, Halifax)
DARTMOUTH, N.S., United Baptist Church, King Street, 1920 (C.R., xxxiv, 14 July 1920, 49, t.c.; Weir, 15, illus.)
DARTMOUTH, N.S., theatre for C.G. Cleveland, 1920 (C.R., xxxiv, 14 July 1920, 49)
PRINCE'S LODGE, N.S., residence for William H.C. Schwartz, 1923 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xx, June 1943, 92, illus.; Weir, 45, illus.)
PUGWASH, N.S. 'Thinker's Lodge', a residence for Cyrus Eaton, 1923 (Weir, list of works, 65)
CORNERBROOK, NFLD., layout for a new town for the Armstrong-Whitworth Pulp & Paper Co., 1923-25; Glynmill Inn, 1924; Majestic Theatre, 1924; houses, 1924-25 (Canadian Engineer, xliv, 5 June 1923, 570; Const., xvi, Aug. 1923, 298; Weir, 30; 37-43, illus.; dwgs. at PANS)
TRURO, N.S., residence for Frank L. Lewis, Prince Street at Young Street, 1924 (C.R., xlv, 30 Dec. 1931, 1579, illus. in advert.; inf. Colchester County Museum, Truro)
SACKVILLE, N.B., Mount Allison University, Memorial Library, 1926-27, demol. 2011; Flemington Science Building, 1930-31; rebuilding of Centennial Hall, 1934 (C.R., xliii, 29 May 1929, 561, illus.; xliv, 30 July 1930, 61; xlvii, 26 July 1933, 735; Const., xxiv, Oct. 1931, 328, 331, illus. & descrip.; J. Leroux & T. Holownia, Vision in Wood & Stone: The Architecture of Mount Allison University, 2016, 82-91, 102-05, illus. & descrip.)
GILBERT'S COVE, N.S., summer hotel for an unnamed client, 1930 (C.R., xliv, 8 Jan. 1930, 52)
LUNENBURG, N.S., telephone exchange for the Maritime Telephone & Telegraph Co.., 1932 (C.R., xlvi, 24 Aug. 1932, 43)
WOLFVILLE, N.S., telephone exchange for Maritime Telephone & Telegraph Co., 1932-33 (C.R., xlvii, 5 April 1933, 362)
BEDFORD, N.S., clubhouse for the Bedford Golf & Country Club, c. 1935 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xiv, Sept. 1937, 184-5, illus.)