Series C 11-961

Burke, Horwood and White architectural records related to the Methodist Book Room and Publishing House in Toronto, Ontario

About these records

Burke, Horwood and White architectural records related to the Methodist Book Room and Publishing House in Toronto, Ontario
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

243 architectural drawings

1 photograph : black and white print

Sub-series forms part of

C 11 J.C.B. and E.C. Horwood collection

Scope and Content

Series consists of plans, elevations, sections and details for the construction of a new building at the corner of Queen Street West and John Street.

The plans include an abandoned 1913-1914 proposal for a two-storey L-shaped structure with a six-floor tower.

After the formation of the United Church, the building became known as the United Church Book and Publishing House. It was later the home of several media organizations.

Included also is a photograph of the exterior perspective.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Burke, Horwood and White was a Toronto, Ontario based architectural firm which existed from 1908 to 1918 and designed a variety of buildings across Canada.

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Burke, Horwood and White (firm)
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Copyright has been transferred to the Archives of Ontario by the donor. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Related Material

For related material, see series C 11-945, C 11-986, C 11-1281 and C 11-1342. For material relating to other buildings earlier occupied by the Methodist Book Room and Publishing House, see C 11-1143 and C 11-938 for Temperance Street; and C 11-1053 and C 11-922 for Richmond Street.

Former Codes

Project numbers: 1148, 1149, 1153, 1154, 1155, 1156, 1157, 1182, 1183.

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