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ONTARIO HERITAGE DESIGNATION DOCUMENTATION
95 KING STREET WEST, GANANOQUE, ONTARIO

 

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Figure 1: 95 King Street West, Gananoque, Ontario, front (North/King St. elevation):
Constructed 1905 for F.J. Skinner
Architect F.T. Lent, builder Mitchell and Wilson
Photo: Kyla Ramond.

Figure 2.  95 King St. W., Gananoque, side (west/Church St. elevation).  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 3.  Gananoque Town Hall and Band Stand, viewed from the southeast.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 4.  279 (right) and 259 (left) King St. W., Gananoque, Figure 1.  279 (right) and 259 (left) King St. W., Gananoque, viewed from the northwest.
Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 5. 16 - 22 Church St. just south of King St. W. and immediately west of 95 King St. W., Gananoque, east elevation.  Built for Charles Skinner (half brother of Fred)
Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Christ Church

Figure 6.  Christ Church, Anglican, Church St.  south of King St. W. and southwest of 95 King St. W., Gananoque, viewed from the southeast. The parish church of Fred Skinner. Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 7.  Beaver Hall,, 75 King St. W., Gananoque, viewed from the north. 

Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 8.  Former Skinner Factory / current FIA Building, 5 King St. E., Gananoque, street entrance on left.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 9.  Former Skinner Factory / current FIA Building, 5 King St. E., Gananoque, rear portion.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 10.  Willow Bank Cemetery with the entrance gate framing the Skinner Mausoleum.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 11.  Willow Bank Cemetery, Skinner Mausoleum, viewed from the southwest.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 12.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, porch detail at the northwest corner.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 13.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, porch detail at the southwest/rear end of the building.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 14.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, tower detail, west elevation, showing the fascia and rectangular decorative metal panels.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 15.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, fascia pressed metal detail, east elevation.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 16.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, pressed metal panel detail, west elevation.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 17.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, l’oeil de boeuf window, north elevation.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 18.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, front/north end of the west elevation showing the wide variety of windows including the oval l’oeil de boeuf window (which is the elaborate stained glass window at the mid-landing of the main stair).  The cloakroom window is below the oval.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 19.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, front/King St.  entrance.  Photo: Sleepy Hollow Bed & Breakfast web site, 2008.

Figure 20.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, front/King St.  entrance, detail of the bevelled glass.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 21.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, entrance hall and stair.  Photo: Sleepy Hollow Bed & Breakfast web site, 2008.

Figure 22.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, entrance hall and stair.  Photo: Sleepy Hollow Bed & Breakfast web site, 2008.

Figure 23.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, stained glass window illuminating the main stair landing.  Photo: Sleepy Hollow Bed & Breakfast web site, 2008.

Figure 24.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, dining room looking east towards the windows.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, March 2008.

Figure 25.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, looking north towards the main dining room entrance.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, March 2008.

Figure 26.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, ground floor plan (Inglis and Downey architects, 1997).

Figure 27.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, double parlour looking to the front of the house/north.  Photo: Sleepy Hollow Bed & Breakfast web site, 2008.

Figure 28.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, double parlour showing the south fireplace.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 29.   95 King St. W., Gananoque, second floor plan (Inglis and Downey architect, 1997).

Figure 30.   Gananoque Clock Tower, viewed from the southwest.  Photo: Edgar Tumak, Jan., 2008.

Figure 31.   95 King St. W., archival image, viewed from the northwest, early 20th century.  Don and Marion Matthews collection.

Figure 32.   95 King St. W., archival image, viewed from the northeast, mid 20th century.  Don and Marion Matthews collection.