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Alden B. Dow (1904 - 1983)

Alden B. Dow (April 10, 1904 – August 20, 1983) was an American architect based in Midland, Michigan and known for his contributions to the style of Michigan Modern. During a career that spann...

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William Van Alen (1883 - 1954)

William Van Alen (August 10, 1883 – May 24, 1954) was an American architect, best known as the architect in charge of designing New York City's Chrysler Building (1929–30).

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Lorenzo Snow Young (1894 - 1968)

Lorenzo Snow Young (1894-1968), nicknamed "Bing", was a 20th-century architect in Utah. Young practiced for 40 years in Salt Lake City, Utah and is credited with having designed over 700 buildings. ...

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Alfred Mosher Butts (1899 - 1993)

Alfred Mosher Butts (April 13, 1899 – April 4, 1993) was an American architect, famous for inventing the board game Scrabble in 1938. Scrabble

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Edmund M. Wheelwright (1854 - 1912)

Edmund March Wheelwright (September 14, 1854 – August 15, 1912) was one of New England's most important architects in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and served as city arch...

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John Gaw Meem (1894 - 1983)

John Gaw Meem IV (November 17, 1894 – August 4, 1983) was an American architect based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is best known for his instrumental role in the development and popularization ...

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William Bell Dinsmoor (1886 - 1973)

William Bell Dinsmoor, Sr. (July 29, 1886 - July 2, 1973) was an American architectural historian of classical Greece and a Columbia University professor of art and archaeology.

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Eliot Butler Willauer (1912 - 1972)

Eliot Butler Willauer, AIA, (April 4, 1912 – February 6, 1972) was an American architect active in mid-twentieth-century New York City. With William G. Tachau, he was a principal in the archit...

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George Thomas Tilden (1845 - 1919)

George Thomas Tilden (March 19, 1845 - July 10, 1919) was an American architect active in Boston, Massachusetts. Descended from the Tyldens, an English landholding dynasty and one of the early sett...

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Wiliam Robert Ware (1832 - 1915)

William Robert Ware (27 May 1832 – 9 June 1915), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts into a family of the Unitarian clergy, was an American architect, author, and founder of two important America...

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Charles Evans Hughes III (1915 - 1985)

Charles Evans Hughes III (1915 – 1985) was an American architect. Biography Hughes was the grandson of Chief Justice and 1916 Republican presidential nominee Charles Evans Hughes and the s...

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Ernest Flagg (1857 - 1947)

Ernest Flagg (February 6, 1857 – April 10, 1947) was a noted American architect in the Beaux-Arts style. He was also an advocate for urban reform and architecture's social responsibility. Pr...

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Marcus T. Reynolds (1869 - 1937)

Marcus Tullius Reynolds (August 20, 1869 – March 18, 1937) was an American architect from the Albany, New York area. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, he was raised by his aunt in Alban...

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Frank Furness (1839 - 1912)

Frank Heyling Furness (November 12, 1839 - June 27, 1912) was an American architect of the Victorian era. He designed more than 600 buildings, most in the Philadelphia area, and is remembered for his...

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Maj. General John S. Bowen (CSA) (1830 - 1863)

John Stevens Bowen (October 30, 1830 – July 13, 1863) was a career United States Army officer and a general in the Confederate States Army, a commander in the Western Theater of the American...

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Denise Scott Brown MP

Denise Scott Brown (née Lakofski; born October 3, 1931) is an American architect, planner, writer, educator, and principal of the firm Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates in Philadelphia.[1] D...

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David Adler MP (1882 - 1949)

David Adler (January 3, 1882 – September 27, 1949) was an American architect who largely practiced around Chicago, Illinois. He was prolific in his works, designing over 200 buildings in his c...

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Frank Owen Gehry MP

California, United States

Frank Owen Gehry, CC (born Frank Owen Goldberg; 28 February 1929)[1] is a Canadian architect born in Canada, currently a United States resident based in Los Angeles. A number of his buildings, incl...

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Ehud Yitschak Netzer MP (1934 - 2010)

Ehud Netzer (Hebrew: אהוד נצר‎ 13 May 1934 – 28 October 2010[1]) was an Israeli architect, educator and archaeologist, known for his ext...

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Robert Mills (1781 - 1855)

) Robert Mills (August 12, 1781 – March 3, 1855), known for designing the Washington Monument, is sometimes called[by whom?] the first native born American to be professionally trained as an a...

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Daniel DuVal MP (1665 - 1717)

Daniel was known in France as Chevalier Daniel DuVal. He escaped from Normandy, France during the Huguenot persecution when the protestants were being mass murdered and their possessions taken by the K...

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Emily Helen Butterfield (1884 - 1958)

Emily Helen Butterfield (August 4, 1884, Algonac, Michigan – March 22, 1958, Neebish Island) was a pioneer in the Michigan women's movement. She was Michigan's first licensed female architec...

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William Buck Stratton (1865 - d.)

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Louis Henry Sullivan (1856 - 1924)

Louis Henry Sullivan (September 3, 1856 – April 14, 1924) was an American architect, and has been called the "father of skyscrapers" and "father of modernism". He is considered by many as the ...

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Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823 - 1900)

Jasper Francis Cropsey (February 18, 1823 – June 22, 1900) was an important American landscape artist of the Hudson River School. Biography Cropsey was born on his father Jacob Rezeau Crop...

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Egerton Swartwout (1870 - 1943)

gerton Swartwout (March 3, 1870 – February 18, 1943) was an American architect, most notably associated with the New York architectural firm Tracy and Swartwout. His buildings, numbering over ...

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Mathias Shryock (1774 - 1833)

Mathias or Matthias Shryock (born near Frederick, Maryland, 1774 – died in Lexington, Kentucky, 1833) was an early American architect and building contractor. Life and career Shryock was b...

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Gideon Shryock (1802 - 1880)

Important pioneer Kentucky architect who designed the Old Jefferson County Courthouse in Louisville, Old Morrison at Transylvania University in Lexington and the Orlando Brown house in Frankfort. He ...

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Cincinnatus Shryock (1816 - 1888)

Cincinnatus Shryock (Lexington, Kentucky, 1816 – Lexington, 1888) was an American architect. A number of his works are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Life and caree...

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Louise Blanchard Bethune (1856 - 1913)

Louise Blanchard Bethune (July 21, 1856 – December 18, 1913) was the first American woman known to have worked as a professional architect. She was born in Waterloo, New York. Blanchard worked...

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Bernard Vonnegut, Sr. (1855 - 1908)

Bernard Vonnegut Sr., WAA, FAIA, (August 8, 1855, Indianapolis - August 7, 1908, Indianapolis) was a German-American lecturer and architect active in late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century India...

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Kurt Vonnegut, Sr. (1884 - 1957)

. Kurt Vonnegut, Sr. (November 24, 1884 – October 1, 1957) was an American architect and architectural lecturer active in early- to mid-twentieth-century Indianapolis, Indiana. A member of the...

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Roger Montgomery (1925 - 2003)

Roger Montgomery (1925–2003) was an American architect, and Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. Early life and education Roger Montgomery was born in New York City to parent...

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I. M. Pei 貝聿銘 MP

Ieoh Ming Pei (born April 26, 1917), commonly known as I. M. Pei, is a Chinese-born American architect often called the master of modern architecture. In 1948 Mr. Pei was recruited by New York real e...

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Thomas Trubshaw (1802 - 1842)

- A new Stafford Union workhouse was erected in 1837-8 at the west side of Marston Road to the north of Stafford. The architect was Thomas Trubshaw who was Guardian for the Union's Colwich parish. ...

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James Trubshaw (1777 - 1853)

James Trubshaw (13 February 1777 – 28 October 1853) English builder, architect and civil engineer. His civil engineering works include the construction of the Grosvenor Bridge in Chester, Ches...

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Charles Amos Cummings (1833 - 1905)

Charles Amos Cummings (1833–1905) was a nineteenth-century American architect and architectural historian who worked primarily in the Venetian Gothic style. Cummings followed the precepts of B...

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John O. Merrill (1896 - 1975)

John Ogden Merrill Sr. (1896 – 13 June 1975) was an American architect and structural engineer. He was chiefly responsible for the design and construction of the United States Air Force Academ...

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Austin W. Lord (1860 - 1922)

Austin Willard Lord FAIA (27 June 1860 – 19 January 1922) was an American architect and painter. He was a partner in the firm of Lord & Hewlett, best known for their work on the design of the ...

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Myron Hunt (1868 - 1952)

yron Hubbard Hunt (February 27, 1868 – May 26, 1952) was an American architect whose numerous projects include many noted landmarks in Southern California. Hunt was elected a Fellow in the Ame...

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Walter Charles Wurdeman MP (1903 - 1949)

Walter Wurdeman (August 2, 1903 - September 17, 1949) was a leading architect who, with his partner Welton Becket, designed many notable buildings in Los Angeles, California. Wurdeman graduated from ...

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Lois Howe (1864 - 1964)

Lois Lilley Howe (September 25, 1864–September 13, 1964) was an American architect and founder of the first all female architecture firm in Boston, Massachusetts. Howe was born in Cambridge, M...

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Raymond Hood (1881 - 1934)

Raymond Mathewson Hood (March 29, 1881 – August 14, 1934) was an American architect who worked in the Art Deco style. Selected works

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Marion Mahony Griffin (1871 - 1961)

Marion Griffin (February 14, 1871 – August 10, 1961) was an American architect and artist. She was one of the first licensed female architects in the world, and is considered an original membe...

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Walter Burley Griffin (1876 - 1937)

Walter Burley Griffin (November 24, 1876 – February 11, 1937) was an American architect and landscape architect. He is known for designing Canberra, Australia's capital city. He has been credi...

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Henry Mather Greene (1870 - 1954)

Greene and Greene was an architectural firm established by brothers Charles Sumner Greene (1868–1957) and Henry Mather Greene (1870–1954), influential early 20th Century American archit...

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Charles Sumner Greene (1868 - 1957)

Greene and Greene was an architectural firm established by brothers Charles Sumner Greene (1868–1957) and Henry Mather Greene (1870–1954), influential early 20th Century American archit...

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Cass Gilbert (1859 - 1934)

Cass Gilbert (November 24, 1859 – May 17, 1934) was a prominent American architect. An early proponent of skyscrapers in works like the Woolworth Building, Gilbert was also responsible for num...

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Walter Danforth Bliss (1874 - 1956)

Walter Danforth Bliss (1874-1956) was an American architect from California. Many of his buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Jules de Sibour, beaux-arts neo-classical architect (1872 - 1938)

Jules Gabriel Henri de Sibour (December 23, 1872-November 4, 1938) was a French architect. Born in Paris, France to Vicomte Gabriel de Sibour and Mary Louisa Johnson of Belfast, Maine, he came to the...

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Robert Lewis Dabney (1820 - 1898)

Robert Lewis Dabney (March 5, 1820 – January 3, 1898) was an American Christian theologian, Southern Presbyterian pastor, Confederate States Army chaplain, and architect. He was also chief o...

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Joseph Lyman Silsbee MP (1848 - 1913)

Joseph Lyman Silsbee From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Joseph Lyman Silsbee (1848–1913) was a significant American architect during the 19th and 20th centuries. He was well known for his f...

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Maya Lin MP

Maya Ying Lin (born October 5, 1959) is an American architect and artist who is known for her work in sculpture and landscape art. She is the designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D....

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Basil Champneys (1842 - 1935)

Champneys, Basil (1842-1935), architect and author, was born in Whitechapel, London, on 17 September 1842, the third of the five sons of (William) Weldon Champneys (1807-1875), rector of St Mary's Chur...

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Edward Henry Martineau (1825 - 1901)

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James Paine (1745 - 1829)

James Paine the younger (1745–1829) was an English sculptor, known also as an architect and artist.

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James Paine (1717 - 1789)

James Paine (1717–1789) was an English architect.

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Lewis Telle Cannon (1872 - 1946)

Lewis Telle Cannon (April 22, 1872 – October 10, 1946) was an early 20th-century architect in Salt Lake City, Utah that designed several buildings throughout the intermountain west. Cannon was...

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Georgious Young Cannon (1892 - 1987)

Georgious Young Cannon was a 20th-century architect in the American West who operated principally out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Cannon trained at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduati...

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Howard Dwight Smith (1886 - 1958)

Howard Dwight Smith (February 21, 1886 - April 27, 1958) was an architect most known for his designs of the Ohio Stadium (completed in 1922) for which he was awarded the American Institute of Archite...

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Wallace Clement Sabine (1868 - 1919)

Wallace Clement Sabine (June 13, 1868 – January 10, 1919) was an American physicist who founded the field of architectural acoustics. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1886 at the age...

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Harry Peake McDonald (1848 - 1904)

Excerpted from Flora McDonald's book, The Glengary McDonalds: "Harry Peake McDonald, the oldest son of Angus W. and Cornelia (Peake) McDonald, was born in Romney April 14th, 1848, and named for his...

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James R. Edmunds, Jr. (1890 - 1953)

. James Richard Edmunds, Jr. (April 1, 1890 – February 4, 1953) was an American architect.

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Theodate Pope Riddle (1867 - 1946)

Theodate Pope Riddle (February 2, 1867 – August 30, 1946) was an American architect. The first woman to become a licensed architect in both New York and Connecticut, in 1926 she was appointed ...

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Robert Rochon Taylor (1899 - 1957)

Robert Rochon Taylor was an architect and early housing activist in Chicago who became Chairman of the Chicago Housing Authority in 1942.  He died in Chicago on March 1, 1957.  Two years ...

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Robert Robinson Taylor MP (1868 - 1942)

Robert Robinson Taylor (June 8, 1868 – December 13, 1942) was an American architect; by some accounts the first accredited African-American architect. Architect, Educator. Taylor was raised in...

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Frank Mills Andrews (1867 - 1948)

Frank Mills Andrews (January 28, 1867 – September 3, 1948) was an American architect born in Des Moines, Iowa, who practiced in Chicago, New York City, Cincinnati and Dayton. Andrews died in B...

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Charles Peter Weeks (1870 - 1928)

Charles Peter Weeks, a San Francisco architect of local notoriety. Mills had lived in his father’s shadow and off his wealth, but Weeks was a self‑made man. His firm, Weeks and Day (presu...

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Horace King (c.1807 - 1885)

) Horace King (sometimes Horace Godwin) (September 8, 1807 – May 28, 1885) was an American architect, engineer, and bridge builder. King is considered the most respected bridge builder of the ...

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Samuel Breck Parkman Trowbridge (1862 - d.)

Virkus...Vol.1, p. 304.: A.B., Trinity, 1883, A.M., 1891; Ph. B., Columbia, 1886; Sch. of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece, and Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris; (Sc. D., Trinity, 1910). Mem. form of Tro...

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Benjamin Wistar Morris (1870 - 1944)

Benjamin Wistar Morris (sometimes III or Jr.; 1870–1944) was an American architect from Oregon who worked primarily in New York City. Early life and education Morris was born in Portland, ...

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Arthur D. Gilman (1821 - 1882)

Arthur Delevan Gilman (November 5, 1821, Newburyport, Massachusetts – July 11, 1882, Syracuse, New York) was an American architect, designer of many Boston neighborhoods, and member of the Ame...

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J. Cleaveland Cady (1837 - 1919)

Josiah Cleaveland Cady, commonly know as J. Cleaveland Cady, was born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1837 and died in New York City on April 17, 1919. He was a New York-based architect whose most fam...

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Flávio de Rezende Carvalho MP (1899 - 1973)

Flávio de Carvalho1 é o nome artístico de Flavio de Rezende Carvalho (Barra Mansa, 10 de agosto de 1899 — Valinhos, 4 de junho de 1973). Flávio Carvalho foi um dos gr...

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Alfred Dwight Foster Hamlin (1855 - 1926)

Alfred Dwight Foster Hamlin, A.M., L.H.D. (1855-09-05–1926) was an American architect, born at Istanbul, Turkey as the son of Cyrus Hamlin. He graduated at Amherst in 1875, studied architectur...

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William A. Potter, architect (1842 - 1909)

William Appleton Potter (December 10, 1842 – February 19, 1909) was an American architect who designed numerous buildings for Princeton University, as well as municipal offices and churches. H...

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Edward T. Potter, architect (1831 - 1904)

Edward Tuckerman Potter (September 25, 1831 in Schenectady, New York – December 21, 1904 in New York, New York) was an American architect best known for designing the 1871 Mark Twain House in ...

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Richard Taliaferro MP (1705 - 1779)

Richard was a planter as well as the colonial architect and builder of Williamsburg, Virginia. Richard built the Wythe House for his daughter, Elizabeth and her husband, George Wythe. He also built t...

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John Lloyd Wright MP (1892 - 1972)

John Lloyd Wright (December 12, 1892 – December 20, 1972) was an American architect and toy inventor. Born in Oak Park, Illinois, Wright was the second-oldest son of famed architect Frank Lloy...

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Elizabeth Wright Ingraham (1922 - 2013)

Elizabeth Wright Ingraham was a visionary modern architect who pioneered in a field dominated by men—most notably her famous grandfather and father. As a Colorado community and environment...

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Thomas Dawes, III, Col. (1731 - 1809)

Commander of a regiment in the Revolutionary War. from: , a blog by J. L. Bell, writer Jonathan Smoothing Plane; mansion on Purchase St next to Sam Adams Dawes was born in Boston. Prior to the Re...

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Guy Lowell (1870 - 1927)

Guy Lowell (August 6, 1870 – February 4, 1927), was an American architect and landscape architect. Biography Born in Boston, Lowell was the son of Mary Walcott (Goodrich) and Edward Jackso...

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Samuel Adams Warner (1822 - 1897)

Samuel Adams Warner (1822-1897) was an American architect. He studied architecture in his father Cyrus L. Warner's office and partnered with his younger brother Benjamin Warner from 1862 to 1868. He ...

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Cyrus Lazelle Warner (1789 - 1852)

Cyrus Lazelle Warner (born 1789 – died 1852) was an American architect in New York City. He designed the Greek Revival architecture Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Synagogue, built in 1840 in Charlesto...

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Cyrus Lazelle Warner Eidlitz MP (1853 - 1921)

Architect Cyrus Lazelle Warner Eidlitz was born on July 27, 1853, in New York, New York. From Today in history: July 27 His father, Prague-born architect Leopold Eidlitz, was an influential theoris...

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Leopold Eidlitz MP (1823 - 1908)

Leopold Eidlitz (March 10, 1823, Prague, Bohemia — 1908, New York City) was a prominent New York architect. from Wikipedia He is best known for his work on the New York State Capitol (Albany...

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James Hoban (1758 - 1831)

James Hoban (c. 1758 – December 8, 1831) was an Irish architect, best known for designing the White House in Washington, D.C. James Hoban was raised on an estate belonging to the Earl o...

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Walter Adolf Georg Gropius MP (1883 - 1969)

Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (May 18, 1883 – July 5, 1969) was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School[1] who, along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier, is widely r...

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Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe, Jr. (1764 - 1820)

Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe British-born American neoclassical architect best known for his design of the United States Capitol, along with his work on the Baltimore Basilica, the first Roman Ca...

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Alexander Jackson Davis (1803 - 1892)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alexander Jackson Davis, or A. J. Davis (July 24, 1803 – January 14, 1892), was one of the most successful and influential American architects of his gene...

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Joseph Howland Hunt (1870 - 1924)

Joseph Howland Hunt studied at Harvard College and the School of Architecture at Columbia University before following his brother Richard to the École des Beaux-Arts, returning to New York in 19...

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Richard Howland Hunt (1862 - 1931)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 5 East 66th Street, now the Lotos Club The 69th Regiment Armory in Manhattan, completed in 1906 The First Police Precinct Station, now the New York City Police Mus...

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Sir Christopher Wren MP (1632 - 1723)

Sir Christopher Wren FRS was one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He used to be accorded responsibility for rebuilding 51 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire ...

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Charles Pratt Huntington (1871 - 1919)

Charles Pratt Huntington (November 22, 1871 – October 15, 1919) was an American architect, born in Logansport, Indiana and educated at Harvard University, from which he graduated in 1893, and ...

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Julia Morgan (1872 - 1957)

Julia Morgan (January 20, 1872 – February 2, 1957) was an American architect in California. She designed more than 700 buildings in California during a long and prolific career. She is best kn...

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Oliver Hazard Perry LaFarge (1869 - 1936)

Oliver Hazard Perry LaFarge was an architect and real estate developer. Part of his career in real estate was in a Seattle partnership with Marshall Latham Bond, Bond & LaFarge. He designed the Perry B...

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Christopher Grant LaFarge] (1862 - 1938)

Christopher Grant LaFarge, was a partner in the New York-based architectural firm of Heins & LaFarge. He designed projects in Beaux-Arts style, notably the original Byzantine Cathedral of St. John the ...

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Henry Forbes Bigelow (1867 - 1929)

Henry Forbes Bigelow (1867 – 1929) was a Boston, Massachusetts architect in the firm Bigelow and Wadsworth. He became a partner in the firm in 1898. from:

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Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, Jr. (1854 - 1934)

Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, Jr. (August 18, 1854, Portland, Maine – February 16, 1934, Portland) was an American architect and nephew of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. from: .

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John Wellborn Root, Jr. (1887 - 1963)

John Wellborn Root, Jr. (1887–1963) was a significant United States architect based in Chicago. He was the son of architect John Wellborn Root. As a young man, he graduated from Cornell Universi...

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