1916-1947, 7141 Sherbrooke St, Loyola College

Title

1916-1947, 7141 Sherbrooke St, Loyola College

Description

In 1913 Loyola hired the architects Peden, McLaren and Walter Murray, associate, to draw up plans for the farm land at the west end of Sherbrooke Street, purchased in January, 1900 by Gregory O’Bryan, S.J. and John C. Coffee, S.J. In 1916 the College moved to 7141 Sherbrooke St. W.
From 1913 to 1916 construction was completed on the Junior Building, the Refectory Building and the first story of the Administration Building of Loyola College. The Administration Building was raised to three stories in 1921 and the tower was completed in 1927. In 1924 the Loyola “Old Boys” Stadium was completed. In 1933 the St. Ignatius College Chapel was completed and in 1934 the W.C. Smith Auditorium, located under the chapel was completed. In 1947 the completion of the Central Building marked the end of the Collegiate Gothic style of architecture at Loyola.

Items in the 1916-1947, 7141 Sherbrooke St, Loyola College Collection

1916 Administration Building
1916 Administration Building, Loyola College, construction of first floor. In 1921 the building was raised to three stories and in 1927 the Tower was added, completing the building.

1927  Administration Building
1927 Detail of Administration Building, Loyola College

1927 Administration Building
1927 Administration Building, Loyola College

1927 Administration Building
In June of 1914, construction began on the Administration Building of Loyola College, as well as the Junior Building and Refectory Building. Considered one of the finest college buildings of its generation, the architecture was a Tudor and English…

1927 Administration Building
1927 Administration Building, Loyola College

1927 View from Administration Building
1927 Aerial View from the Administration Building, Loyola College, looking onto Sherbrooke St.

1945 Administration Building
Circa 1945 Administration Building, Loyola College

1945 Administration Building
1945 Administration Building, Loyola College

1945 Administration Building
Circa 1945 Administration Building, Loyola College

Circa 1945 Colonade, Administration Building
Circa 1945, Colonade, Administration Building in background, Loyola College