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Francis Richmond Allen

Francis Richmond Allen, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects, 1895.


  • Allen, Francis Richmond was born on November 22, 1843 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frederick Deane and Mary Richmond (Baylies) Allen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1865. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1876-1877. M. Vandremer’s atelier École des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1877-1878.

      Honorary Master of Arts, Williams, 1905. Doctor of Laws, Amherst, 1912.


    • With Allen, Lane & Company, Boston, 1865-1877. In practice of architecture, 1879-1924. Member Allen & Collens, Boston and New York, 1904-1926.

      Principal works: 8 buildings, Williams College. 12 buildings, Vassar College. Woman’s Hospital, 110th St., New York.

      Emmanuel Church, Boston. Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua, New York. Union Theological Seminary buildings, New York.

      Andover Theological Seminary building, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Also hospitals, residences, office buildings, etc.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects, 1895.


    • Married Elizabeth Bradlee Wood, January 5, 1875.
    • father: Frederick Deane Allen
    • mother: Mary Richmond (Baylies) Allen
    • spouse: Elizabeth Bradlee Wood
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    Born November 22, 1843