Thornton Fitzhugh (1864–1933)was an American architect. Among his major works are the Beaux Arts and Romanesque Pacific Electric Building in downtown Los Angeles, California, and a number others which are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Romanesque architecture is an architectural style of medieval Europe characterized by semi-circular arches. There is no consensus for the beginning date of the Romanesque style, with proposals ranging from the 6th to the 11th century, this later date being the most commonly held. In the 12th century it developed into the Gothic style, marked by pointed arches. Examples of Romanesque architecture can be found across the continent, making it the first pan-European architectural style since Imperial Roman architecture. The Romanesque style in England is traditionally referred to as Norman architecture.
The historic Pacific Electric Building opened in 1905 as the terminal for the Pacific Electric Red Car Lines running east and south of downtown Los Angeles, as well as the company's main headquarters building. It was designed by architect Thornton Fitzhugh. Though not the first modern building in Los Angeles, nor the tallest, its large footprint and ten-floor height made it the largest building in floor area west of Chicago for several decades. Above the main floor terminal were five floors of offices and on the top three floors, the Jonathan Club, one of the city's leading businessmen's clubs. The club moved to its own building on Figueroa Street in 1925. After the absorption of the Pacific Electric into the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1911, the PE Building became the primary Los Angeles offices for the Southern Pacific.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
For part of his career he worked in a partnership, Fitzhugh, Krucker and Deckbar.
The Trinity Auditorium, later known as the Embassy Hotel, is a historic building in Los Angeles, California, USA. It was built as a plant for the Methodist Episcopal Church, South in 1914. The Los Angeles Philharmonic debuted in this auditorium in 1919. It was used for jazz and rock concerts as well as labor union meetings from the 1920s to the 1950s. It was an annex of the University of Southern California from 1987 to 1998, when it was sold to the New York-based Chetrit Group. As of 2015, it has been vacant for more than a decade, with plans to remodel it into a new hotel.
Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located about nine miles (14 km) northwest from Downtown Phoenix. According to the 2017 U.S. Census estimates, the population of the city is 246,709.
The First Presbyterian Church in downtown San Luis Obispo, California is located at 981 Marsh Street on the corner of Marsh and Morro Streets. It holds Sunday services and also midweek gatherings.
His brother Lee Mason Fitzhugh was also a noted architect who designed the First United Methodist Church, Glendale, AZ
George Edwin Bergstrom was an American architect who designed The Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia.
John Galen Howard was an American architect who began his career in New York before moving to San Francisco, California. He was the principal architect at Howard, Cauldwell & Morgan and employed Julia Morgan early in her architectural career.
Wenceslao Alfonso Sarmiento, also known as W.A. Sarmiento is a Peruvian-born American modernist architect.
Emil Schacht was a prominent architect in Portland, Oregon. Schacht's work was prolific from the 1890s until World War I and he produced commercial buildings including factories and warehouses as well as residential projects, hotels and theatres. He is known for his craftsman architecture stlyle homes and was a founding member of the 1902 Portland Association of architects.
Carleton Monroe Winslow, also known as Carleton Winslow Sr., was an American architect, and key proponent of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture in Southern California in the early 20th Century.
Fitzhugh & Byron was an architectural partnership in Phoenix, Arizona, whose partners were Lee Mason Fitzhugh (1877-1937) and Lester A. Byron (1889-1963). The firm, along with architect Henry Trost in Tucson and George Washington Smith in Ajo, Arizona, is given credit for adobe style revival in the state.
The First United Methodist Church of Glendale, formerly known as the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Glendale in historical documents, is located at 7102 N. 58th Dr. in downtown Glendale, Arizona, and was built during 1928-29. Its sanctuary, with its linked administration wing, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006 for its architecture.
Frank Milton Tyler was an American architect.
Nathaniel Dryden (1849–1924) was an American building contractor and architect.
Chauncey Fitch Skilling (1868–1945) was a Los Angeles, California, architect who was also a member of that city's school board and of its city council.
The architecture of Seattle, largest city of the US Pacific Northwest, includes aspects that predate the mid-nineteenth century arrival of the area's first settlers of European ancestry, and has reflected and influenced numerous architectural styles over time. As of 2015, a major construction boom continues to reconfigure Seattle's Downtown, as well as neighborhoods such as Capitol Hill, Ballard and, perhaps most dramatically, South Lake Union.
John H. Christie (1878–1960) was an American architect who worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad, and was the railroad's Chief Architect from 1924 to 1947.
Daniel Riggs Huntington was an American architect who is best known for his work in Seattle, Washington.
Norman Foote Marsh (1871-1955) was an American architect based in Los Angeles, California who worked mostly in California and Arizona.
Julian Franklin Everett was an American architect known for the buildings he designed in Seattle, Washington. His work includes a synagogue for the Temple de Hirsch congregation (1908) and the Pioneer Square Comfort Station and Pergola in Seattle (1909), now a historic landmark. Some of his works, including the temple and a building for Pathé Exchange, were later demolished, while others are listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).
The Glendale Woman's Club was organized in 1912 with 85 members. It took over the local library in 1918, which had been neglected during World War I, and, even after the library was moved to a municipal building, the club served the library until 1922. The Glendale Woman's Club is a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs.
Saunderd and Lawton was an architectural firm with partners George Willis Lawton and Charles Willard Saunders active from 1898 until 1915 in Seattle, Washington. Other architects at the firm included Herman A. Moldenhour, Paul David Richardson, and J. Charles Stanley. A later iteration of the firm was Lawton & Moldenhour.
Edward B. Rust was an American architect. He designed many buildings in Los Angeles, California, including at least four apartment buildings.
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