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Charles Collens

Charles Collens, American architect. member firm Allen, Collens & Willis, Boston; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; member Boston Society Architects, National Academy Design, Beaux Arts Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon.

Background

  • Collens, Charles was born on October 14, 1873 in New York City. Son of Charles Terry and Mary Abbely (Wood) Collens.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1896. Student Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris.

    Career

    • Senior member firm Allen, Collens & Willis, Boston. Architect buildings Union Theological Seminary, New York City, Memorial Chapel, Williams College, library, art buildings Vassar College, library Ohio State University, library and chapel Mount Holyoke College, Newton City Hall, Andover Theological Seminary, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Park Avenue Baptist Church, New York City, Hartford Theological Seminary, Riverside Church, New York City, Cloister Museum, New York City, and others.

    Membership

    Member firm Allen, Collens & Willis, Boston. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Member Boston Society Architects, National Academy Design, Beaux Arts Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon.

    Clubs: St. Botolph (Boston).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Winsor, May 20, 1903. Children: Margaret Lyman, Charles Terry, Linda.
    • father: Charles Terry Collens
    • mother: Mary Abbely (Wood) Collens
    • spouse: Margaret Winsor
    • children: Margaret Lyman Collens
    • Charles Terry Collens
    • Linda Collens
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    Born October 14, 1873
    Died September 18, 1956
    (aged 82)
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