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Name: Sidney R Badgley

Birth/Established: 1850   Death/Dissolved: 1917

 


Biography:  
  Sidney R. Badgley was born in Earnstown, Ontario. His family later moved to the Niagara region of Ontario. His father was engaged in the lumber, general manufacturing and building business. Sidney Badgley began his career by making construction plans for his father's business. The family later moved to St. Catharines, Ontario, where he attended the Grantham Academy. He was married twice. He went to work in the office of Toronto architect R.C. Windeyer where he designed Massey Hall, a major concert hall. He later moved back to St. Catharines, where he served two terms as an alterman. After extensive travel in the United States and Canada he settled in Cleveland in 1887. His practive became known as prolific church architects. In Cleveland he was a member of the Chamber of Commerce and the Civil Engineer's Club. He was a firm believer in the union of Canada and the United States. In Cleveland he designed numerous churches including St. Timothy Missionary Baptist Church - 7101 Carnegie Avenue (1891), Pilgrim Congregational Church (1893), Scranton Avenue Baptist Church (1893), and St. John's Presbyterian Church on Murray Hill Road (1893). He was also the architect of the Georgian Revival style Jones Home for Children (1902) - 3518 W. 25th Street. From 1903 to 1913 he formed a partnership with William H. Nicklas. His buildings are found throughout the United States and Canada. In 1907 he visited Athens, Naples, Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, Geneva, Cologne, Berlin, Paris and the British Isles. While he was abroad he made a special study of Old World Cathedrals. He was a member of the Methodist Church. He died at his home at Springbrook Farm in Willoughby in 1917 and was buried in Victoria Cemetery in St. Catharines, Ontario. 

 

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Building Name Date Address Status
1877
5 Henry Street St.
St. Catharines
Standing
1888

Cleveland
Demolished
1888
8601-3 Hough Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1888
1761 East 89th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1888

Cleveland
Demolished
1888
2196 East 87th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1888

Cleveland
Demolished
1888
12048 Lake Avenue
Lakewood
Demolished
1888
9332 Hough Court
Cleveland
Demolished
1888
1849 East 89th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1888
2121 East 100th
Cleveland
Demolished
1888
9307 Hough Court
Cleveland
Demolished
1888 -9
123 West Church
Barnesville
Standing
1888-9
473 Cumberland Street
Ottawa
Standing
1889
1871 East 89th Streeet
Cleveland
Demolished
1889
8916 Hough Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1889
2179 East 83rd Street
Cleveland
Standing
1889
2245 Ashland Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1889
2220 Ashland Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1889
1878-80 East 55th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1889
2196 East 87th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1889
1780 East 9th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1889
2077 Cornell Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1889
Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1889
2149 East 107th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1889
2175 East 83rd Street
Cleveland
Standing
1889
6003-5 Curtiss Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1889
2262 East 73rd Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1889
2075 Fairview Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1889
5818 Thackery Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1889-94
15 Shutter Street
Toronto
Standing
1890
1527 East 78th Place
Cleveland
Demolished
1890
2114 East 89th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1890
1519 East 78th Place
Cleveland
Demolished
1890
1965 East 66th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1890
10022 Cedar Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1890
2168 East 79th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1890
2408 East 83rd Street
Cleveland
Standing
1890
2069 East 3rd Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1890
2879 East 55th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1890
8601 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1890
6816 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1890
8520 Hough Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1891
9312 Union Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1891
6565 Broadway
Cleveland
Demolished
1891
7101 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1891
1650 East 65th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1891
Wellington and Charion
Montreal
Demolished
1891
91 Public Square
Cleveland
Demolished
1891
9128 Union Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1891
5218 - 24 Superior
Cleveland
Demolished
1891
1921 East 69th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1891
3302 West 25th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1891
2162 East 86th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1891
8402 Wade Park Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1891
5218 - 21 Superior Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1891
3162 Scranton Road
Cleveland
Demolished
1891
9028 Harvard Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1891
2101 Adelbert Road
Cleveland
Demolished
1891
2445-51 Superior Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1891
7501 - 7 Kinsman Road
Cleveland
Demolished
1891 - 2
Wellington and Charron
Montreal
Demolished
1892
2587 West 14th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1892
2043 East 102nd Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1892
2063 East 71st Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1892
2095 East 102nd Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1892
1816 East 55th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1892
2059 East 71st Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1892
6806 Cedar Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1892
1935 East 75th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1892
2053 East 71st Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1892
7306 Cedar Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1892
2083 East 102nd Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1892 - 3
8520 Wade Park Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1892 - 3
22 Church Street
Gouverneur
Standing
1893
10302 Cedar Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1893
2394 East 30th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1893
738-746 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1893
1561 East 55th
Cleveland
Standing
1893
1849 South Union
Alliance
Standing
1893
5420 Prospect Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1893
Euclid near Erie Street 36 x 82
Cleveland
Demolished
1893
3095 Scranton Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1893
2592 West 14th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1893
52 Church Street
Gouverneur
Unknown
1893
6515 Bridge Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1893
6917 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1893 -4
2520-4 East 55th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1894
8705 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1894
10210 Woodland Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1894
1886 East 82nd Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1894
North Main Street
Washington Court House
Demolished
1894
1899 East 93rd Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1894
300 Market Street
Warren
Standing
1894
6144 Wedgewood Road
Medina
Standing
1894
1866 East 20th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1894
9900 Madison Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1894
10503 St. Clair Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1894 - 5

Buffalo
Unknown
1894 - 5

Delaware
Unknown
1894 - 5
60 West Main Street
Norwalk
Standing
1895
2905 West 14th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1895
1756 East 20th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1895
6010 Woodland Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1895
2134 West 14th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1895
431 Columbus Street
Sandusky
Standing
1895
140 South Main Street
Wellington
Standing
1895
2335 East 79th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1895
2335 East 79th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1895
5902-04 Thackeray Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1895
2203 Cornell Road
Cleveland
Standing
1896

New York City
Unknown
1896
8304 Madison Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1896
8705 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1896
121 Wood Street
Malvern
Demolished
1896

Foochow
Unknown
1897
2013 East 93rd Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1897

Pakenham
Demolished
1897
747 Broad Street
Providence
Standing
1898
2131 Adelbert Road
Cleveland
Demolished
1898
2520 - 4 East 55th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1898
1880 East 59th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1898
500-2 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1898
1876 East 59th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1898
500-02 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1898
1480 - 6 West 25th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1899
1353 Central Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1899
4022-4106 Perkins
Cleveland
Demolished
1899
1907 East 65th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1899
Glendale
Cleveland
Demolished
1899
1214 North Mechanic Street
Niles
Unknown
1899
2393 East 55th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1899

Mercer
Demolished
1899
104 West Franklin
Troy
Unknown
1899
2041 Adelbert Road
Cleveland
Demolished
1899
216 - 8 Washington Street
Medina
Demolished
1899

Austin
Unknown
1899
4022-4106 Perkins Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1899
Dunham and Lucerne
Cleveland
Demolished
1900
1733 East 60th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1900
119 Hough Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1900
2043 - 5 East 55th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1900
cor Hough and N. Oliver
Cleveland
Demolished
1900
Central and Bertram
Cleveland
Standing
1900
2043 - 5 East 55th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1900

South Bend
Standing
1900
3232 Pearl Avenue
Lorain
Standing
1900

Cleveland
Demolished
1900
1762 Crawford Road
Cleveland
Standing
1901
1680 East 85th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1901

Matoon
Demolished
1901
5719 Kinsman
Cleveland
Standing
1901

Cleveland
Demolished
1901
1510 - 2 East 84th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1901
933 West Colfax
South Bend
Standing
1901
1510-2 East 84th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1901
2071 East 88th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1901
2160-6 Ontario Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1901

Cleveland
Demolished
1901
500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1902
6004-10 Broadway
Cleveland
Standing
1902
3518 West 25th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1902
11205 Bellflower Road
Cleveland
Demolished
1903
East 82nd Street and Hough
Cleveland
Demolished
1903
8417 Hough Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1904
15700 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1904
Euclid opposite East 59th
Cleveland
Demolished
1909
Main and Church
South Paris
Standing
1914
501 Main Street
Wellsville
Unknown
1914
687 Avenue Roslyn
Westmount
Standing
nd

Danville
Standing
nd

South Bend
Unknown
nd
12547 Lake Avenue
Lakewood
Standing
nd
700 South 6th Street
Springfield
Unknown
nd

Delaware
Demolished
nd

St. Catharines
Demolished
nd

Kingston
Unknown

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Badgley, Sidney R. An Architectural Souvenir Consisting of Some of the Work Done During Twenty Years

Book of Clevelanders p.20

Cleveland City Directories

Ohio Architect and Builder April 1907

Ohio Architect and Builder October 1904

Ohio Architect Engineer and Builder July 1912

Plain Dealer 7.14.1892


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