Brown, Murray

BROWN, Murray (1885-1958)
(biography in preparation)

(works in Toronto)

NORTH YORK MUNICIPAL OFFICE, Yonge Street near Burnett Avenue, 1923-24 (Const., xvii, Sept. 1924, 286-7, illus. & descrip.)
GLENCAIRN AVENUE, residence for Edmond S. MacFarlane, 1924 (Const., xvii, Sept. 1924, 292, illus.)
DAWLISH AVENUE, residence for Charles A.G. Matthews, 1924 (Const., xvii, Sept. 1924, 293-5, illus.; C.H.G., ii, Oct. 1925, 28-30, 52, illus.)
DAWLISH AVENUE, residence for G. Mansen Mulholland, 1924 (Const., xvii, Sept. 1924, 296-7, illus.; C.H.G., ix, Aug. 1932, 30, illus.)
BELSIZE THEATRE, Mount Pleasant Road near Belsize Avenue, 1926-27 (Const., xx, May 1927, 141-56, illus. & descrip.)
BEDFORD THEATRE, Yonge Street at Glenforest Road, 1927 (Const., xx, May 1927, 141-56, illus. & descrip.)
SHELDRAKE BOULEVARD, at Mount Pleasant Road, residence for the architect, 1927 (C.H.G., iv, Aug. 1927, 22, illus.)
SAMSON MATHEWS LTD., Yonge Street at Summerhill Avenue, 1927 (Const., xx, May 1927, 160, illus.; xxi, Jan. 1928, 17-20, illus. & descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, vi, March 1929, 104-5, illus.)
A.D. GORRIE SHOWROOM & GARAGE, Gerrard Street East near Yonge Street, 1928; demol. (Const., xxi, Sept. 1928, 308-12, illus. & descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, vi, March 1929, 87, 102, 105, illus. & descrip.)
A.D. GORRIE SHOWROOM & GARAGE, Yonge Street near Montgomery Street, 1928 (C.R., xlii, 11 April 1928, 58)
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA, Spadina Avenue at Dundas Street West, 1928 (C.R., xlii, 21 March 1928, 68)
THIRD CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST, High Park Avenue, 1928-29; demol. 2003 (Globe [Toronto], 20 Dec. 1928, 9; Const., xxvii, May/June 1934, 81, illus.)
BABAYAN CARPET LTD., Adelaide Street East at George Street, 1929 (Const., xxv, Jan. 1932, 15-16, illus. & descrip.)
NORTH YORK, 'Armavir', residence for Levon Babayan, Highland Crescent, 1929 (C.H.G., vi, Nov. 1929, 33-40, illus.; R.A.I.C. Journal, vii, Feb. 1930, 51, 53, illus.)
J. FRANK RAW BUILDING, Church Street at Richmond Street East, 1930 (Toronto Star, 24 Jan. 1930, 23, illus. & descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, vii, Dec. 1930, 439, 441, illus.; viii, March 1931, 80, descrip.)
KEW BEACH, Eastern Beaches Boat House, 1932 (Const., xxv, July 1932, 156-8, illus. & descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xxi, Oct. 1935, 158, illus.)
ARDMORE ROAD, residence for Thomas J. Abbott, 1934 (C.H.G., xii, Jan.-Feb. 1935, 40-1, illus.; April 1935, 24-5, illus.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xiii, Oct. 1936, 182, illus.)
NORTH YORK, residence for Joseph E. Sampson, Forest Glen Crescent, 1936 (C.H.G., xiv, March 1937, 28-9, illus.)
POSTAL STATION "K", for the Government of Canada, Yonge Street at Helendale Avenue, 1936-37 (Daily Commercial News [Toronto], 29 April 1936, 1, illus. & descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xiv, Sept. 1937, 182-3, illus.; dwg. at National Gallery, Ottawa, Royal Canadian Academy Coll.)
NORTH YORK, residence for George P. Speirs, Forest Glen Crescent, 1938 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xvi, May 1939, 109, illus.)
NORTH YORK, residence for the architect, Forest Glen Crescent, 1938 (C.H.G., xvi, Jan.-Feb. 1939, 28-31, 48, illus.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xvi, Sept. 1939, 204-5, illus.)
NORTH YORK FIRE HALL, Yonge Street near Burnett Avenue, 1941; demol. 1989 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxii, Aug. 1945, 160, illus.)
YORK MILLS, residence for Dr. P.G. Anderson, Old Yonge Street, c. 1944 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxii, Aug. 1945, 161, illus.)
KIMBARK BOULEVARD, residence for Dr. Leroy McGilvray, c. 1944 (C.H.G., xxii, March 1945, 34-5, illus.)

(works outside Toronto)

PRESTON, ONT. Imperial Bank, 1921 (inf. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Archives, Toronto)
CALGARY, ALTA., Bank of Nova Scotia, 17th Avenue at 14th Street West, 1921 (dwgs. at Canadian Architectural Archives, Univ. of Calgary, 37A-7825)
PORT CREDIT, ONT., residence for John P. Bickell, Mississauga Road, 1927; addition 1931 (Const., xx, May 1927, 151-55, illus. & descrip.; C.H.G., iv, Oct. 1927, 36-7, illus.; R.A.I.C. Journal, v, July 1928, 245, 262, illus.; vi, March 1929, 97, illus.)
SASKATOON, SASK., Capitol Theatre, Second Avenue, 1929; demol. (dwgs. at Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon)
NORTH BAY, ONT., Capitol Theatre, McIntyre Street East, 1928-29 (C.R., xlii, 10 Oct. 1928, 56)
GALT, ONT., Capitol Theatre, Water Street, 1929-30 (C.R., xliii, 27 Nov. 1929, 65)
SUDBURY, ONT., Capitol Theatre, Cedar Street, 1929-30 (Const., xxiv, Jan. 1930, 38)
HALIFAX, N.S., Capitol Theatre, Barrington Street at Spring Garden Road, 1929-30 (R..A.I.C. Journal, vii, Jan. 1930, 15, illus.; Halifax Herald, 31 Oct. 1930, 18-19, illus. & descrip.; dwgs. at PANS, Halifax, Dumaresq Coll.)
PORT HOPE, ONT., Capitol Theatre, Queen Street, 1930; restored 1995-96 (C.R., xliv, 22 Jan. 1930, 65, t.c.; Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, 80 for 80: Celebrating 80 Years of the A.C.O., 2013, 114-15, illus. & descrip., but lacking attribution)
HALIFAX, N.S., Bank of Nova Scotia, North Street at Agricola Street, 1936 (dwgs. at Bank of Nova Scotia Archives, Toronto)
SAINT JOHN, N.B., Bank of Nova Scotia, Waterloo Street at Prince Edward Street, 1936 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xiv, Sept. 1937, 177-8, illus.; dwgs. at Bank of Nova Scotia Archives, Toronto)
PORT CREDIT, ONT., residence for Charles D. Kaeding, Mississauga Road, 1936 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xiv, Feb. 1937, 22, 24)
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., Bank of Nova Scotia, Columbia Street at Begbie Street, 1938 (Financial Post [Toronto], 13 Aug. 1938, 11, descrip.; R.A.I.C. Journal, xvii, May 1940, 79, illus.; Architectural Review [London], xci, April 1942, 100, illus.; dwgs. at Bank of Nova Scotia Archives, Toronto)
CORNWALL, ONT., Palace Theatre, Pitt Street, 1939 (C.R., lii, 8 March 1939, 35, t.c.)
ST. CATHARINES, ONT., major alterations to the Capitol Theatre, 1939 (Canadian Moving Picture Digest [Toronto], 18 March 1939, 9; 9 Sept. 1939, 4, descrip.)
RICHMOND HILL, ONT., residence for Charles F. Hill, c. 1940 (C.H.G., xix, Aug. 1942, 22-3, illus.)

BROWN & ELTON

ST. NORA LAKE, ONT., Forest Ranger's School, South Dormitory, 1945-46; School, 1947 (dwgs. at OA, RG 15-13-2)
SCARBOROUGH, Centennial Road School, West Hill, 1946 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxiv, Oct. 1947, 351-3, illus.)
WHITBY, ONT., Public School, 1949 (C.R., lxii, Jan. 1949, 190)
NEWMARKET, ONT., Public School, 1949 (C.R., lxii, May 1949, 158)
SCARBOROUGH, major addition to Highland Creek Public School, 1949 (Toronto Star, 9 Nov. 1949, 17, descrip.)
SCARBOROUGH, Heron Park Public School, Manse Road, 1949 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxvii, May 1950, 169, illus.)
SCARBOROUGH, J.G. Workman Public School, Birchmount Road at Danforth Road, 1950 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxviii, May 1951, 140-41, illus.)
PRINCE ALBERT, SASK., Bank of Nova Scotia, c. 1949 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxvii, Oct. 1950, 341, illus.)
TORONTO, ONT., Margesson & Co. Sporting Goods, Adelaide Street East at Victoria Street, retail store, 1950 (Globe & Mail [Toronto], 17 July 1950, 19)
ORILLIA, ONT., Bell Telephone Exchange Building, 1951 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxviii, Oct. 1951, 288, illus.)
PORT CREDIT, ONT., Bell Telephone Exchange Building, 1951 (R.A.I.C. Journal, Oct. 1951, 289, illus.)
ETOBICOKE, Long Branch Public Library, Lakeshore Boulevard West at 32nd Street, 1954-55; addition 1963-64 (dwgs. Toronto Public Library Archives; inf. Barbara Myrvold, Toronto Public Library)
TORONTO, ONT., Bank of Nova Scotia branch, 1955 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxxiii, April 1956, 131, illus.)
ETOBICOKE, St. Agnes Anglican Church, Long Branch Avenue at Marina Avenue, designed 1956; built 1958 (dwgs. at the Archives of the Anglican Diocese of Toronto)
TORONTO, ONT., Duke of Connaught Senior Public School, Woodfield Road near Queen Street East, 1958-59 (Globe & Mail [Toronto], 10 May 1958, 33; 27 Sept. 1958, 33, illus. & descrip.)
SCARBOROUGH, St. George's Anglican Church, St. Clair Avenue East at Brimley Road, 1958-59 (Globe & Mail [Toronto], 1 Nov. 1958, 30)