Noffke, Werner Ernest, 1878-1964, Ottawa III
- biography: Shannon Ricketts, "W.E.
Noffke; an Ottawa Architect", Ottawa, 1990
- apprenticed to Ottawa architect Adam
- worked for Moses C. Edey (1896-), Aberdeen
Pavilion 1898, Daly Building
- night class student at Fine Arts Association
- 1898-99 members included: architects M.C. Edey, J.W.H. Watts
(CAB 11-11-199, 1898)
- one of 8 accredited Ontario art schools, teaching drafting
- trained teachers and practitioners requiring artistic skill
- Noffke won Ontario School of Art mechanical (1894) and architecture
- instructor at .Ottawa's first Technical
School, teaching architectural drawing, 1899
- Noffke's offices in Central Chambers
on Elgin Street
- 1905 Dairy Buiding at Lansdowne Park
showed "that Noffke was also aware of general trend towards
Beaux-Arts-inspired exhibition building design" (Ricketts
- Lansdowne Park grandstand 1909, ladies'
washroom 1911, machinery hall 1912
- Ogilvy Store, Rideau and 1906-13 "pressed
brick ... reflects the influence of the Beaux-Arts style"
- Hope Building
Building 1907-11, 1912, 1913
- Central Post Office
- One of Ottawa's most prolific architects, particularly residential.