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Howard Greenley

Howard Greenley, American architect. Decorated Chevalier Legion of Honor (France). Served as Lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve, 1918-1919.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; member Beaux-Arts Institute of Design, Architectural League of New York (president 1921-1922), Society of Beaux-Arts Architects (vice president, 1927), Fine Arts Federation New York (vice president 1943), Psi Upsilon.

Background

  • Greenley, Howard was born on May 14, 1874 in Ithaca, New York, United States. Son of Frederick Albert and Lucy (Robinson) Greenley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1894, A.M., 1934. Graduate Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France, 1901, diploma in architecture from French Government. Graduate American School of Fine Arts, Fontainebleau, 1930, diploma in sculpture.

    Career

    • Draftsman with Carrere & Hastings, New York, 1894, in architects’ offices, 1901. In private practice of architecture, since 1902. Works include Prince George Hotel, New York.

      Residences of Edson Bradley, Washington, and Newport, Rhode Island. Residences of Charles A. Coffin, Anson W. Burchard, and J. Parker Kirlin, in Locust Valley, Long Island. Residence of Honorary Alanson B. Houghton, Corning, New York.

      Residence and galleries for Sir Joseph Duveen, New York City. Galleries for Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Philadelphia.

    Works

    • Works include Prince George Hotel, New York. Residences of Edson Bradley, Washington, and Newport, Rhode Island. Residences of Charles A. Coffin, Anson W. Burchard, and J. Parker Kirlin, in Locust Valley, Long Island.

      Residence of Honorary Alanson B. Houghton, Corning, New York. Residence and galleries for Sir Joseph Duveen, New York City. Galleries for Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Phila.

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve, 1918-1919. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Member Beaux-Arts Institute of Design, Architectural League of New York (president 1921-1922), Society of Beaux-Arts Architects (vice president, 1927), Fine Arts Federation New York (vice president 1943), Psi Upsilon.

    Clubs: University, Coffee House, Century Association (New York.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Inness, April. Children: Howard, Ellsworth (deceased), Bettina (Mistress.
    • father: Frederick Albert Greenley
    • mother: Lucy (Robinson) Greenley
    • spouse: Elizabeth Inness
    • children: Howard Greenley
    • Ellsworth Greenley (deceased)
    • Bettina (Mrs Greenley
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    Born March 14, 1874
    Died November 24, 1963
    (aged 89)
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