Abramovitz, Max (1908-95)
With Harrison, worked on major projects like United Nations Building.
Adler, Dankmar (1844-1900)
With Sullivan, designed the Wainwright Building (St. Louis) (1892-3).
Aldrich, Chester Holmes (1871-1940)
With Delano, designed John D. Rockefeller House, NY (1908).
Alen, William van (1883-1954)
Responsible for the world famous Art Deco Chrysler Building, NY (1929).
Austin, Henry (1804-91)
Noted for Italian Renaissance villa and oriental styles of architecture.
Bacon, Henry (1866-1924)
Designer of the marble and white limestone Lincoln Memorial (19151922).
Badger, Daniel D. (1806-84)
Pioneer of cast iron and architectural ironwork. Compare Gustave
Eiffel (1832-1923), architect of the famous wrought-iron Eiffel
Tower (1887-89) in Paris.
Beman, Solon S (1853-1914)
Chicago architect noted for the brick and granite Pullman Building (1883).
Benjamin, Asher (1773-1845)
Boston exponent of Georgian, Federal and Greek architecture.
Bogardus, James (1800-74)
Skyscraper designer; built the Harper Brothers Building (NYC) (1854).
Breuer, Marcel (1902-81)
Bauhaus partner of Gropius; designed Whitney
Museum of American Art.
Brigham, Charles (1841-1925)
Gothic Revival architect, responsible for Museum
of Fine Arts, Boston.
Brunt, Henry van (1832-1903)
Architect noted for his Gothic designs for college buildings.
Buckland, William (1734-77)
Designed elaborate interiors and woodwork; see Gunston Hall, Lorton, Virginia.
Bulfinch, Charles (1763-1844)
First American-born architect; designed Massachusetts State House (1795-7).
Burnham, Daniel Hudson (1846-1912)
Chicago School architect; designed Montauk Block and other skyscrapers.
Carrere, John Merven (1858-1911)
Specialist in Beaux-Arts architecture; see Standard Oil Building, NY.
Cobb, Henry Ives (1859-1931)
Famous for personal approach to Romanesque and Gothic
Condit, Carl (19141997)
American historian of urban and architectural history.
Coolidge, Charles A. (1858-1936)
Partner in Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge. Designed Stanford University.
Corbusier, Le (1887-1965)
Hugely influential French modernist, minimalist-style architect.
Cram, Ralph Adams (1863-1942)
20th-Century architect in the Gothic Revival style.
Cret, Paul Philippe (1876-1945)
Neoclassicist architect, designed Indianapolis Public Library.
Dakin, James H. (1806-52)
Specialized in Greek, Gothic Revival and Egyptian
Davis, Alexander Jackson (1803-92)
Leading exponent of the Greek-temple house design: see the Bowers House.
Delano, William Adams (1874-1960)
With Aldrich, responsible for Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore (1910).
Downing, Andrew Jackson (1815-52)
Architectural critic and theorist; favoured a return to Medieval Gothic
Eames, Charles (1907-78)
Worked with Ray Kaiser Eames and Eero Saarinen in furniture design and
Eberson, John (1875-1954)
Specialist in American movie theater architecture.
Eidlitz, Leopold (1823-1908)
Exponent of structuralism and Gothic Revival architecture.
Eisenman, Peter (b.1932)
One of the famous "New York Five"; designed the Wexner Center,
Elmslie, George Grant (1871-1952)
With Purcell, produced small banks, Prairie School and Arts and Crafts
Flagg, Ernest (1857-1947)
Beaux-Arts architect; noted for US Naval Academy, Annapolis (1896-1908).
Fuller, R. Buckminster (1895-1983)
Experimental architect, designed geodesic domes.
Furness, Frank (1839-1912)
Famous for Gothic design of Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1872-76).
Gallier, James (1798-1866)
Foremost Greek Revival architect in the city of New Orleans.
Geddes, Norman Bel (1893-1958)
Theater designer, and specialist in streamlined industrial interiors.
Gehry, Frank O. (b.1929)
One of the leading postmodernist
artists in 20th century building design in America, he is a pioneer
of deconstructivist architecture.
Gilbert, Bradford (1853-1911)
Skyscraper architect, designed Romanesque Tower Building at 50 Broadway.
Gilbert, Cass (1859-1934)
Beaux-Arts architect, designed the Minnesota (and Arkansas) State Capitol.
Gilman, Arthur (1821-82)
Noted for the Equitable Life Assurance Building (NYC) (1868-70).
Goff, Bruce (1904-82)
Specialized in domestic architecture in late Prairie School style.
Goodhue, Bertram G. (1869-1924)
Partner of Ralph Adams Cram, late exponent of Gothic architecture.
Graves, Michael (b.1934)
Postmodernist architect, designed Portland Public Service Building, Oregon.
Griffin, Marion Mahony (1871-1962)
Draftsperson for Frank Lloyd Wright, famous for interior design.
Griffin, Walter Burley (1876-1937)
Colleague of Frank Lloyd Wright; champion of Prairie School architecture.
Gropius, Walter (1883-1969)
Former head of Bauhaus design school. Emigrated to USA 1937.
Gruen, Victor (1903-80)
Specialized in large-scale shopping mall architecture.
Gwathmey, Charles (1938-2009)
One of the "New York Five", advocates of European architectural
Hadfield, George (1763-1826)
Oversaw construction of US Capitol Building (1795-8).
Hallet, Etienne Sulpice (Stephen) (17551825)
French architect who emigrated to America; was Pierre L'Enfant's draftsman.
Harrison, Wallace K. (1895-1981)
Specialized in major urban design projects, like Rockefeller Center (1933).
Harrison, Peter (1716-75)
Colonial architect noted for his Palladian designs. See: American
Hastings, Thomas (1860-1929)
Specialist in Beaux-Arts designs: see New York Public Library.
Hatch, Stephen Decatur (1839-94)
19th Century architect noted for his design of the Boreel Building (1879).
Hayden, Sophia (1869-1953)
First female graduate of MIT's architecture program (1890).
Hejduk, John (1929-2000)
One of the "New York Five": championed Bauhaus-style modernism.
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell (1903-1987)
Curated the seminal 1932 MOMA Exhibition of Modern Architecture.
Hoban, James (1762-1831)
Irish-American architect, designed the Georgian-style White House.
Holabird, William (1854-1923)
Member of Chicago School, associate of William Le Baron Jenney.
Hood, Raymond M. (1881-1934)
Designed landmark skyscrapers; Chicago Tribune Tower, McGraw-Hill Building.
Howard, John Galen (1864-1931)
Neoclassical San Francisco architect, apprentice at McKim, Mead and White.
Howe, George (1886-1955)
With Lescaze, Championed the International Style of architecture in America.
Howells, John Mead (1868-1959)
With Hood, designed neo-Gothic style Chicago Tribune Tower.
Hunt, Richard Morris (1827-95)
Leading figure in 19th
century architecture in America. Noted for Beaux-Arts designs, early
skyscrapers, Statue of Liberty plinth
and Met Museum facade.
Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)
Third US President; designed Monticello House and Virginia State Capitol.
Jencks, Charles Alexander (b.1939)
Landscape architect, famous for books on Modernism and Postmodernism.
Jenney, William Le Baron
Key figure in 3-D modern art; designed
Home Life Insurance Building (1885).
Johnson, Philip (1906-2005)
Arguably the most influential figure in 20th-Century
Architecture in America; designed Seagram Building with Mies Van der
Johnston, William L. (181149)
Designed the Jayne Building (1849), an early skyscraper in Philadelphia.
Kahn, Albert (1869-1942)
Specialized in industrial factory architecture; see Ford River Rouge Plant.
See also photographs of the River Rouge Plant by Charles
Khan, Fazlur (1929-82)
Partner in Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; invented tubular designs for
Kahn, Louis Isidore (1901-74)
Influenced by Beaux-Arts, classical and Egyptian designs: see Yale Art
Kamper, Louis (1861-1953)
Skyscraper architect noted for Detroit's Book Tower and Eaton Tower (1927).
Kiesler, Frederick John (1890-1965)
Famous for his modernist design of the Film Guild Cinema, New York City.
Kimball, Francis H. (1845-1919)
Skyscraper architect known for his twin office building at 111-115 Broadway.
Lafever, Minard (1798-1854)
Author of publications on Greek Revival architecture; designed churches.
Lamb, Thomas W. (1871-1942)
Leading designer of movie theaters, New York, San Francisco.
Latrobe, Benjamin (1764-1820)
Introduced Greek neoclassicism and Gothic Revival to American architecture.
L'Enfant, Pierre Charles (1754-1825)
Noted for Federal Style architecture and city planning.
Lescaze, William (1896-1969)
Introduced the International Style of architecture to the United States.
Libeskind, Daniel (b.1946)
Jewish-American postmodernist associated with deconstructivism.
McArthur, John Jr (18231890)
Noted for his Second Empire architecture; see Philadelphia City Hall.
McIntire, Samuel (1757-1811)
Specialist in ornamental woodwork and traditional folk
McKim, Charles Follen (1847-1909)
Partner in McKim, Mead and White; designed Boston Public Library (1887-95).
Mead, William Rutherford (1846-1928)
Partner in firm of neoclassical architects; designed Rhode Island State
Meier, Richard (b.1934)
Postmodernist architect of the "New York Five"; designed Getty
Mendelsohn, Erich (1887-1953)
German-born architect, combined expressionism and functionalism.
Merrill, John (1896-1975)
Partner in Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; designed Lever House.
Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969)
Leader of Second Chicago School of
architecture; designed Seagram Building.
Mills, Robert (1781-1855)
Architect of the obelisk known as The Washington Monument (designed 1838).
Mullet, Alfred B. (1834-90)
Noted for Second Empire buildings, like the Old Post Office St Louis,
Neutra, Richard (1892-1970)
Pioneer of International Style of architecture: see, Lovell House, LA
Notman, John (1810-65)
Introduced Italianate style of architecture.
Nowicki, Matthew (1910-49)
Noted for curvilinear designs; see parabolic arches at Raleigh sports
Olmsted, Frederick, Law (1822-1903)
Leading landscape architect in the United States.
Owings, Nathaniel (1903-84)
Partner in Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; designed Sears Tower, Chicago.
Parris, Alexander (1780-1852)
Neoclassical architect, associated with Bulfinch and others.
Peabody, Robert Swain (1845-1917)
Prolific and influential Boston architect; see Groton School (1886-1901).
Pei, I.M. (b.1917)
Noted for his stylish contributions to urban public
art, he is a modern architect best known for his Louvre glass pyramid,
and John F Kennedy Library.
Pelz, Paul J. (1841-1918)
Neoclassical designer, noted for his lighthouse architecture.
Pflueger, Timothy (1892-1946)
Designed leading skyscrapers and movie theaters in San Francisco (1920s).
Pollard, Calvin (1797-1850)
Pioneer skyscraper architect, designed an 8-story building for 241 Broadway.
Pope, John Russell (1874-1937)
Designed Jefferson Memorial, and National
Gallery of Art, Washington DC.
Post, George B. (1837-1913)
Architect of many early skyscrapers like Havemeyer Building (NYC) (1891-2).
Potter, Edward (1831-1904)
Upjohn pupil, Designer of Alumni Hall, Union College, Schenectady (1858-75).
Potter, William A. (1842-1909)
Treasury Department architect, also designed collegiate buildings.
Price, Bruce (1845-1903)
Designed shingle-style houses that influenced Frank Lloyd Wright and others.
Purcell, William Gray (1880-1965)
Worked with Louis Sullivan; associated with Arts
and Crafts, Prairie School.
Rauch, John (b.1930)
With Venturi, designed the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (1996).
Reed, Charles A. (1857-1911)
Specialized in railroad station architecture, like Grand Central Terminal,
Renwick, James (1818-95)
Famous for the Gothic style design of St
Patrick's Cathedral, NY (1858-79).
Richardson, Henry Hobson
Noted for Romanesque
designs, like the Allegheny County Court House & Jail.
Robertson, Robert H. (1849-1919)
Architect for the Park Row Building (15 Park Row), New York City (1901).
Roche, Martin (1853-1927)
Member of Chicago School of skyscraper architecture.
Roebling, John Augustus (1806-69), Washington Augustus (1837-1926)
Pioneers of suspension bridge architecture and engineering designs.
Rogers, Isaiah (1800-69)
Noted for hotel architecture. Also was supervising architect of the Treasury.
Root, John (1850-91)
Partner in Burnham and Root, skyscraper architects: see The Rookery (1887).
Rudolph, Paul (1918-97)
Brutalist architect; designed Yale Art & Architecture Building (1958-63).
Rutan, Charles H. (1851-1914)
Partner in Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge. Designed Ames Building, Boston.
Saarinen, Eero (1910-61)
One of the top modernist architects; see TWA Flight Center, Kennedy Airport.
Schindler, Rudolph M. (1887-1953)
Designed International Style houses; noted for Cubistic designs.
Scott Brown, Denise (b.1931)
With Venturi, designed Guild House Retirement Home, Philadelphia (1961-66).
Sert, Josep LLuis (1902-83)
Specialized in urban design and housing architecture.
Shaw, Howard van Doren (1869-1926)
Architect of fashionable midwest houses, using English Revival architecture.
Shepley, George Foster (1860-1903)
Partner in Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge. Designed Art
Institute of Chicago.
Simonds, Ossian Cole (18551931)
Chicago School landscape architect, founder of Holabird, Simonds &
Skidmore, Louis (1897-1962)
Partner in Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; world-famous tower architects.
Sloan, Samuel (1815-84)
Designer of public buildings, schools, asylums and churches.
Smithmeyer, John L. (1832-1908)
Neoclassical architect, helped to design the Library of Congress.
Stearns, John Goddard (1843-1917)
With Peabody, ran prestigious firm of Boston architects.
Stein, Clarence S. (1883-1975)
Advocate of garden cities and planned housing.
Stem, Allen H. (1856-1931)
Designed over 100 railway stations, including Grand Central Terminal,
Stone, Edward Durrell (1902-78)
International Style architect; designed Museum
of Modern Art (MOMA) (1939).
Strickland, William (1788-1854)
Neoclassicist who designed the US Mint, Philadelphia (1829-33).
Sturgis, John H. (18341888)
Gothic Revival architect.
Sturgis, Russell (1836-1909)
Designed several halls at Yale University (1869-85).
Sullivan, Louis (1856-1924)
With Adler, produced the design for the Guaranty Building (Buffalo) (1894).
Thornton, William (1759-1828)
Designed neoclassical US Capitol building, Washington DC.
Town, Ithiel (1784-1844)
Leading Greek Revival and Gothic architect. Also noted for bridge design.
Upjohn, Richard (1802-78)
Noted for his red sandstone church architecture; Trinity Church (1839-46)
Vaux, Calvert (1824-95)
Landscape architect; with Olmsted, designed Central Park, NY (1858-76).
Venturi, Robert (b.1925)
Founder of Venturi, Rauch & Scott-Brown, influential postmodernist
Walter, Thomas (1804-87)
One of the leading neoclassical followers of Benjamin Latrobe.
Ware, William Robert (1832-1915)
Exponent of "collegiate Gothic architecture" (1832-1903).
Warren, Whitney (1864-1943)
Famous for hotel architecture and railroad building designs.
Wetmore, Charles D. (1867-1941)
With Warren, designed Biltmore Hotel, New York Yacht Club.
White, Stanford (1853-1906)
Partner in McKim, Mead and White; designed Columbia University, New York.
Wight, Peter B. (Dates unknown)
Noted for the National Academy of Design, NYC, (1863-65) in Venetian Gothic.
Withers, Frederick C. (1828-1901)
Leading contributor to Victorian architecture,
mostly associated with High Victorian and Gothic Revival designs.
Wright, Frank Lloyd (1867-1959)
Pioneer of Prairie School and Organic architecture, precast concrete houses.
One of the foremost figures in the history
of art and crafts.
Yamasaki, Minoru (1912-86)
Leading designer of supertall skyscrapes like World Trade Center.
Young, Ammi B. (1798-1874)
Designer of neoclassical and Italianate public buildings.