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Burnham Hoyt

Burnham Hoyt, American architect. Recipient Medal of Honor, 7th Congress Pan-American Architects, 1950; citation meritorious service, Colorado Governor, 1952; Civis Princeps award Regis College, 1958. Fellow American Institute of Architects; member Beaux-Arts Institute of Design.


  • Hoyt, Burnham was born on February 3, 1887 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Wallace and Lydia Jane (Tompkins) Hoyt.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools Denver, and Beaux-Arts Institute, of Design, New York. A.F.D., University of Denver, 1949.


    • Began as architect, 1923. Formerly with George Post, Bertram Goodhue and Pelton, Allen & Collens, all of New York City. Professor design, New York University, 1929-1933.

      In practice at Denver, since 1919. Designed Riverside Church, New York City. Lake Junior High School, Children’s Hospital, Albany Hotel, School for Crippled Children, Denver.

      Penrose Pavilion at Glockner Hospital, Colorado Springs. Broadmoor Swimming Pool, Red Rocks Theatre, Denver Public Library, etc.


    Fellow American Institute of Architects. Member Beaux-Arts Institute of Design. Clubs: Mile High, Cactus (Denver).


    • Married Mildred Fuller, March 21, 1936.
    • father: Wallace Hoyt
    • mother: Lydia Jane (Tompkins) Hoyt
    • spouse: Mildred Fuller
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    Born February 3, 1887
    Died April, 1960
    (aged 73)