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Myron Hunt

Myron Hunt, American architect. member Architects Civic Center Committee, City of Los Los Angeles; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; member Southern California chapter American International Assurance (ex-president), American Hospital Association S.A.R., State Association California Architects (charter.

Background

  • Hunt, Myron was born on February 27, 1868 in Sunderland, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Myron A. and Hannah (Miller) Hunt.

  • Education

    • Educated Northwestern University, Chicago, 1888-1890. Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1890-1892. Boston and Chicago architects’ offices, 1892-1894.

      In Europe, 1894-1896.

    Career

    • Practiced in Chicago 5 years. Moved to Los Angeles, 1903. Partner in Los Angeles for 5 years, with Elmer Grey.

      Alone, 1908-1920; partner with H. C. Chambers, firm name Myron Hunt and H. C. Chambers, 1920-1947, H. C. Chambers and Lester Hibbard, since 1948. Architect for Occidental College, Los Angeles, and three other college groups. Rose Bowl, Pasadena; Pomona and Occidental Greek theatres.

      H. E. Huntington art gallery, residence and library. Santa Barbara and La Jolla art galleries. Pomona College Music Hall.

      Pasadena and Palos Verdes public libraries buildings. First Congressional Church, Riverside. Company National Bank and San Marcos Building, Santa Barbara.

      Los Angeles Ambassador, Flintridge and six other hotels. Pasadena, Riverside, Redlands, Uplands, White Memorial, Huntington Memorial, Hastings Memorial hospitals. Magan and Clough clinics.

      Pasadena and La Vina preventoria. La Vina Sanitorium; Boys and Girls Aid Orphanage. Magnin Building and numerous other commercial and industrial buildings, also residences and their landscaping.

      United States Army camps, Callan, Fort Rosecrans, White, Pendleton. Consultant San Diego Naval Training Base Library, Occidental Flagstone Hospital. Associate with others on Hollywood Bowl, housing projects, hospitals, and other important buildings Formerly chairman Los Angeles County Governmental Simplification Committee, formerly member International Hospital Association American Committee.

      Member Architects Civic Center Committee, City of Los Los Angeles.

    Membership

    Member Architects Civic Center Committee, City of Los Los Angeles. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Member Southern California chapter American International Assurance (ex-president), American Hospital Association S.A.R., State Association California Architects (charter.

    Clubs: University, Athenaeum (Pasadena). Holder Pasadena Noble Prize gold medal for 1928.

    Connections

    • Married Harriette Boardman, May 30, 1894 (died October 27, 1913).; married second, Virginia Pease, July 3, 1915. Children: William (deceased), Charles, Harriet, Hubbard, Robert.
    • father: Myron A. Hunt
    • mother: Hannah (Miller) Hunt
    • spouses: Harriette Boardman
    • Virginia Pease
    • children: William Hunt (deceased)
    • Charles Hunt
    • Harriet Hunt
    • Hubbard Hunt
    • Robert Hunt
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    Died March 26, 1952
    (aged 84)
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