John Albert Ewart

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John Albert Ewart
Born 1872
Ottawa, Ontario
Died 1964
Ottawa, Ontario
Nationality Canadian
Alma mater University of Toronto
Occupation Architect
Buildings Knox Presbyterian Church (Ottawa)

John Albert Ewart (1872–1964) was a Canadian architect was an Ottawa architect and son of Chief Dominion Architect David Ewart.[1]

Personal and Early Years[edit]

Ewart was born in Ottawa after his father's arrival in Canada. Ewart studied architecture at the University of Toronto in the 1890s.


Eward moved to Ottawa to practice with King Arnoldi in 1895 and Burritt & Meredith in 1904, and Sproatt & Rolph in 1932.[2] His buildings are built mostly in Ottawa with a few in nearby Pembroke, Ontario and Carleton Place, Ontario.


Ewart died in 1964 in Ottawa.


List of buildings designed by Ewart include:

  • Booth Building, 1910–11
  • Transportation Building, 1916
  • Hunter Building, 1917–20
  • Metropolitan Life Building, 1924-27 (associate of Waid)
  • Ottawa Electric Building, 1926–27
  • Victoria Building, 1927–28
  • Architect to Ottawa Collegiate Institute Board
  • Knox Presbyterian Church (Ottawa) 1932


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