Charles B. Dolphin

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Toronto Postal Delivery Building c.1950s

Charles Brammall Dolphin (March 3, 1888 – June 28, 1969) was a British-Canadian architect who designed various buildings in Toronto,[1] most notably the Toronto Postal Delivery Building (now incorporated into the Scotiabank Arena).

Born in Ashton-under-Lyne, England, Dolphin immigrated to Canada.

He was married to Doris Alexandrine Stovel and had several children: William (died as infant), Flight Lieutenant Douglas Dolphin, RCAF (d. 1944) and Nancy Jane Dolphin (1937–2002), Robert Dolphin and Shirley Dolphin.

He died in Toronto in 1969.[1]



Dolphin was married to Doris Alexandrine LeGendre Stovel had several children (Nancy Jane Dolphin (1937–2002), William Dolphin, Flight Lieutenant Douglas Dolphin (d. 1944), Robert Dolphin and Shirley Dolphin).[7]


  1. ^ a b Charles Brammall Dolphin at archINFORM. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Toronto Postal Delivery Building". Retrieved October 11, 2014.
  3. ^ "Avenue Road's Grand Apartments". Retrieved October 11, 2014.
  4. ^ "Architectural Index for Ontario". Archived from the original on October 24, 2013. Retrieved January 17, 2022.
  5. ^ Bob Krawczyk. "2532 Yonge Street". TOBuilt. Archived from the original on October 15, 2014. Retrieved October 1, 2014. Consumers Gas Showroom, Architect: Charles Dolphin
  6. ^ "Toronto Architecture from the 1940s and 1950s – Page 8". Retrieved October 11, 2014.
  7. ^ "McKee, Nancy Jane Dolphin" (death notice). The Globe and Mail. September 2002.