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Daniel Paul Higgins

Daniel Paul Higgins, American architect. Award, Archdiocese of New York, 1948.

Background

  • Higgins, Daniel Paul was born on September 12, 1886 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of Patrick and Mary (Dowd) Higgins.

  • Education

    • Public schools and business college, Elizabeth, and Alexander Hamilton Institute.

    Career

    • With Office of John Russell Pope, 1905-1922. associate 1922-1937. Partner firm of Eggers & Higgins since 1937. Trustee and member executive committee Emigrant Industrial savings Bank, New York City.

      Member of the board of real estate and mortgage management department, Manufacturers Trust County, New York City. Chairman board Catholic Youth Organisation. Member of the advisory council, School of Commerce, University of Notre Dame.

      Member board directors Boys’ Clubs of America, Police Athletic League (New York City), Madison Square Boys’ Club. Member board Boy Scouts of America, the Greater New York Fund. Member of the Board of Governors Greater New York Fund.

      Vice president. National Institute of Social Scis. Member board directors National Catholic Community Service. Member American Institute of Architects (treasurer 1932-1936), Architectural League of New York (treasurer 1931-1933), New York Building Congress, Association of Master Knights of Sovereign Order of Malta in the United States, Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.

      Awards: 35 year medal for youth work. Medal for youth work Boys Work Exposition. Club of Champions Award, Archdiocese of New York, 1948.

      Medal of honor New York chapter American Institute of Architects. Gold medal Architectural League. Winner Christian Herald nat. church building competition.

      Works: University Club, Milwaukee. Union Gas and Elec. Building, Cincinnati. Constitution Hall for Daus.

      American Revolution (Washington), Syracuse Medical College. Residence of Mistress Graham Fair Vanderbilt. United States Line-S.S. American interiors.

      Indiana U. Music Hall, Bloomington, Indiana. Triboro Hospital, Queens, New York. Bainbridge Naval Training Station, Maryland.

      Air Support and Ferry Command Base, Memphis, Tennessee. Elmira Holding and Reconsignment Point, Horseheads, New York. Junior League Building, Spence School, Frick Collection, interiors for 4 Grace Line ships, Cardinal Hayes Memorial High School (all New York City).

      Senate Office Building, American Red Cross Building, Washington: Archbishop Stepinae High School, White Plains, New York, designed interiors of the S.S. United States.

    Works

    • Works: University Club, Milwaukee. Union Gas and Elec. Building, Cincinnati. Constitution Hall for Daus.

      American Revolution (Washington), Syracuse Medical College. Residence of Mistress Graham Fair Vanderbilt. United States Line-S.S. American interiors.

      Indiana U. Music Hall, Bloomington, Indiana. Triboro Hospital, Queens, New York. Bainbridge Naval Training Station, Maryland.

      Air Support and Ferry Command Base, Memphis, Tennessee. Elmira Holding and Reconsignment Point, Horseheads, New York. Junior League Building, Spence School, Frick Collection, interiors for 4 Grace Line ships, Cardinal Hayes Memorial High School (all New York City).

      Senate Office Building, American Red Cross Building, Washington: Archbishop Stepinae High School, White Plains, New York, designed interiors of the S.S. United States.

    Membership

    Clubs: New York Yacht, Metropolitan. New York Athletic, Cornell (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Anna Dorothea Boll, October 6, 1909. Children: Daniel Paul, Patricia Dorothea Fitzgerald.
    • father: Patrick Higgins
    • mother: Mary (Dowd) Higgins
    • spouse: Anna Dorothea Boll
    • children: Daniel Paul Higgins
    • Patricia Dorothea Fitzgerald Higgins
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    Born September 12, 1886
    Died December 26, 1953
    (aged 67)
    Nationality

    Award