Basic Biographical Details

Name: Sharp & Brown
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1910
Ended: 1919
Bio Notes: Andrew Sharp was born c.1876 and articled to John Hutchison from 1891 to 1896, during which period he attended Glasgow School of Art. He was thereafter an assistant in the offices of John James Burnet and Thomas Lennox Watson from whom he transferred to Robert Findlay, formerly of Burnet's office, in Montreal in 1900. While in Findlay's office, he passed the qualifying exam in June 1901 and was admitted ARIBA on 3 February 1902, his proposers being Hutchison, Burnet and Watson. Later in that year he became chief designer in the office of Darling & Pearson in Toronto and remained with them until he commenced independent practice at 11 Wellington Street East, Toronto in 1910, briefly on his own and then in partnership with James Hodge Brown, who had also emigrated from Glasgow. This partnership ended in 1919 when he entered into partnership with ____ Horner.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Toronto, CanadaBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Andrew Sharp19101919Partner 
Item 2 of 2James Hodge Brown19101919Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 11912Manitoba Parliament BuildingsEdmonton WinnipegCanadaPlaced second in competition


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