Edmund Burke (architect)

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Edmund Burke
Born 1850
Died 1919
Nationality Canadian
Projects Prince Edward Viaduct

Edmund Burke (1850 – 1919) was a highly regarded Canadian architect best known for building Toronto's Prince Edward Viaduct or "Bloor Street Viaduct", and Toronto's Robert Simpson store. He served as the Vice-President, then President of the Ontario Association of Architects, which later became the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). He studied architecture with his uncle Henry Langley.

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Building Year Completed Builder Style Source Location Image
St. Luke's United Church 1874 Henry Langley and Edmund Burke Romanesque Revival 15 Sherborne Street and Carlton Street, Toronto, Ontario St Luke, Toronto.jpg
St. Andrew's Evangelical Lutheran Church 1878 Henry Langley & Edmund Burke Gothic Revival 15 383 Jarvis Street, Toronto, Ontario St Andrew's Lutheran Toronto.JPG
Jarvis Street Baptist Church 1878 Henry Langley & Edmund Burke Gothic Revival Jarvis Street, Toronto, Ontario Jarvis street Baptist Church.jpg
McMaster Hall 1881 Henry Langley, Henry Langley and Edmund Burke (Design) Romanesque Revival 2 273 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario RoyalConservatoryofMusic.JPG
Beverley Street Baptist Church 1886 Henry Langley & Edmund Burke Gothic Revival 6 72 Beverley Street, Toronto, Ontario Toronto Chinese Baptist Church (April 2005).jpg
Trinity-St. Paul's United Church 1887–1889 Henry Langley and Edmund Burke Gothic Revival 15 Bloor Street west of Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Ontario Trinity-St Paul's.JPG
Prince Edward Viaduct 1881 Edmund Burke Gothic Revival Toronto, Ontario Prince Edward Viaduct.jpg
Robert Simpsons Department Store Building 1896, 1908, 1923 Edmund Burke Romanesque Revival, Chicago School Toronto, Ontario Simpsons Department Store circa 1908.jpg
Owens Art Gallery, Edmund Burke Renaissance Revival Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada Owens Art Gallery, Mount A.jpg
Walmer Road Baptist Church, Edmund Burke & Henry Langley Gothic Revival 188 Lowther Street, Toronto, Canada

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