William Tuff Whiteway (1856-1940) is best known for his architectural practice in Vancouver between 1899 and 1940. Prior to setting up his practice in Vancouver, he had also practiced in Port Townsend, Washington (circa 1888-89), St. John’s, Newfoundland (circa 1893-94) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (circa 1896-1900).

Here is a partial listing of his projects.

William Tuff Whiteway’s projects in Victoria include the Duck’s Building, 1314-1322 Broad Street, built in 1892 for Simeon Duck.

His other major project on Vancouver Island was the Duncan Elementary School, in Duncan, built in 1913.

The Duck's Building, 1314-1322 Broad Street, built in 1892 for Simeon Duck

The Duck’s Building, 1314-1322 Broad Street, built in 1892 for Simeon Duck

Here are links to some other William Tuff Whiteway projects:

Book cover, Building The West: Early Architects of British Columbia, edited by Donald Luxton

Book cover, Building The West: Early Architects of British Columbia, edited by Donald Luxton

For more information on 19th and early 20th century architects and architectural history in Victoria, we recommend Building The West: The Early Architects of British Columbia, edited by Donald Luxton.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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