Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Belfast and Toronto, Canada. C.F.W. Price was born in Belfast circa 1868 and received his schooling at Coleraine Academical Insitutution and the Methodist College, Belfast. He attended the Belfast Municipal Technical Institute and was then apprenticed to Edward James Lennox (1854-1933), an architect in Toronto, whose father had emigrated from Co. Antrim to Canada. After working as a draughtsman in Toronto, New York and Hamilton, Ontario, C.F.W. Price returned to Belfast, where he worked in the office of W.J. GILLILAND  GILLILAND for two and a half years. In 1905 he joined the Toronto City Architect's department as an engineer. Having been promoted to the position of Assistant City Architect and Chief Inspector, he was appointed City Architect in 1919 or early in 1920. He died in office in 1924. He had a particular interest in fireproof construction.


All information in this entry is from the brief biography of Price in IB 62, 13 Mar 1920, 157, and his obituary in IB 66, 19 April 1924, 322.