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William Lawrence Bottomley

William Lawrence Bottomley, American architect. Recipient medal of honor, Architectural League, 1934; Apartment House medal, New York chapter American International Assurance, 1921. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects, Alumni Associate Academy of Rome, Architectural League, Beaux Arts Society.

Background

  • Bottomley, William Lawrence was born on February 24, 1883 in New York City. Son of John and Susan Amelia (Steers) Bottomley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Columbia, 1906, Columbia post-graduate scholarship, 1909-1910. Student American Academy in Rome (McKim Prix de Rome), 1906-1909, Ecole des Beaux Arts, 1907-1909.

    Career

    • Began practice as architect, New York, 1911. Member firm Hewitt & Bottomley, architects, 1912-1919. Works include: High School, Southampton, New York.

      High school and auditorium, Portchester, New York. Embassy Club, New York. Town house, New York City, and country house, Middleburg, Virginia, for William Ziegler, Junior.

      Residences for R. G. Cabell (Richmond, Virginia), Warren B. Nash (Goldens Bridge, New York), Amory S. Carhart (Warrenton, Virginia). Works: (residences) for General William H. Cocke (Claremont, Virginia), Norman de R. Whitehouse (Old Brookville, Long Island), J. Randolph Robinson (Westbury, Long Island), Robert Goelet (Georgetown, South Carolina.), Elinor M. Ryan (Washington, District of Columbia), Cornelius J. Rathborne (Westbury, Long Island), Captain and Mistress Newton H. White, Junior (Mitchellville, Maryland.), Mr. and Mistress Richard Trimble, Junior (Westbury, Long Island). Town houses for Myron C. Taylor and James C. Warburg.

      City all and Court House, Plainfield, New Jersey Associate of L. F. Peck. High School, Malverne, New York Associate of J. L. Mills and A. P. Hess. Works: Apartment House, 1049 Park Avenue, New York City.

      Associate J. L. Mills, Hotel Albert, University Place, New York City. Associate A. P. Hess. Hotel, 10 East 60th St., New York City.

      Member Bottomley, Wagner & White, architects. New York City, since 1928. Works: River Club and River House.

      Residences for Mr. and Mistress Robert Strawbridge, Junior (Westbury, Long Island), Mistress W. R. Massie (Greenwood, Virginia). Phillips Inn, Andover Academy, Andover, Massachusetts. Emigration Station, Galveston, Texas Mayor Village of Old Brookville, Long Island, 1928-1934.

      Trustee Beaux Arts Institute Design, 1912-1920.

    Works

    • Works include: High School, Southampton, New York. High school and auditorium, Portchester, New York. Embassy Club, New York.

      Town house, New York City, and country house, Middleburg, Virginia, for William Ziegler, Junior. Residences for R. G. Cabell (Richmond, Virginia), Warren B. Nash (Goldens Bridge, New York), Amory S. Carhart (Warrenton, Virginia). Works: (residences) for General William H. Cocke (Claremont, Virginia), Norman de R. Whitehouse (Old Brookville, Long Island), J. Randolph Robinson (Westbury, Long Island), Robert Goelet (Georgetown, South Carolina.), Elinor M. Ryan (Washington, District of Columbia), Cornelius J. Rathborne (Westbury, Long Island), Captain and Mistress Newton H. White, Junior (Mitchellville, Maryland.), Mr. and Mistress Richard Trimble, Junior (Westbury, Long Island).

      Town houses for Myron C. Taylor and James C. Warburg. City all and Court House, Plainfield, New Jersey Associate of L. F. Peck. High School, Malverne, New York Associate of J. L. Mills and A. P. Hess.

      Works: Apartment House, 1049 Park Avenue, New York City. Associate J. L. Mills, Hotel Albert, University Place, New York City. Associate A. P. Hess.

      Hotel, 10 East 60th St., New York City. Member Bottomley, Wagner & White, architects. New York City, since 1928.

      Works: River Club and River House. Residences for Mr. and Mistress Robert Strawbridge, Junior (Westbury, Long Island), Mistress W. R. Massie (Greenwood, Virginia). Phillips Inn, Andover Academy, Andover, Massachusetts.

      Emigration Station, Galveston, Texas Mayor Village of Old Brookville, Long Island, 1928-1934. Trustee Beaux Arts Institute Design, 1912-1920.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects, Alumni Associate Academy of Rome, Architectural League, Beaux Arts Society.

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Townsend, August 26, 1909. Children: Harriet Campbell (Mistress.
    • father: John Bottomley
    • mother: Susan Amelia (Steers) Bottomley
    • spouse: Harriet Townsend
    • child: Harriet Campbell (Mrs Bottomley
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    Born February 24, 1883
    Died February 1, 1951
    (aged 67)
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