Category Archives: Charles A Alexander

Commercial Interests. 22 Monument Square. The Press Building

Constructed in 1913 for James P Baxter. Design by John Calvin Stevens.

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Glimpses. 16 Storer Street

Built prior to 1860 for Dependence and/or Henry Furbush (Furbish). Possibly designed by Charles A Alexander.

A fascinating brick Italianate on the Waynflete Campus.

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171-175 Danforth Street

Built ca 1849-50 ‘on spec’ by Horace B Richards

A simple, and slightly quirky, Greek Revival double house between State and Brackett Streets

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85 Park Street. Facing the past and future.

Built ca 1852 for Stephen D Hall

20161118_121227.jpgDesign by Charles A Alexander.

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West End Walks. 113 Vaughan Street.

Built in 1867 for John Marshall Brown20161112_125834.jpg

Design by Charles A Alexander.

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West End Walks. 393-395 Danforth Street

Built in 1859 by Charles A Alexander as his own residence.

Charles A Alexander was a local architect whose work we have seen in the Spring mansions also on Danforth Street.

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West End Walks. The Spring houses. Of details and decay

On the upper blocks of Danforth Street, at the corner of Emery Street, sits a pair of imposing brick houses. Built in the early 1850s for members of a mercantile family whose history is now a bit vague, they now present a dichotomy of care and neglect.

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