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George Augustus Licht

George Augustus Licht, American architect. Awarded Paris prize (1st holder) by Society of Beaux Arts Architects, 1904, Grande Medaille by Societe Centrale des Architectes Francais, 1906, Gold Medal of Architectural League of New York, 1906. Fellow American Institute of Architects.; Member Architectural League of New York, New York Society of Architects, Beaux Arts Institute of Design, New Rochelle Art Association.

Background

  • Licht, George Augustus was born on November 4, 1878 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Lawrence and Anna (Becket) Licht.

  • Education

    • Student Atelier Freedlander, New York, 1900-1903, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, under Jean Louis Pascol, 1904-1906.

    Career

    • Became associated with Delano and Aldrich, architects, New York, 1908, partner, 1914. Visiting critic of design, Princeton, 1923-1926, of advanced design, Columbia, 1926-1930, New York University, 1930-1932.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow American Institute of Architects. Member Architectural League of New York, New York Society of Architects, Beaux Arts Institute of Design, New Rochelle Art Association.

    Connections

    • Married Clara Belle Tibbits, September 8, 1903. Children: George Tibbits, Richard Homer, Organized and conducted Atelier Licht, New York, 1908-1938.
    • father: Lawrence Licht
    • mother: Anna (Becket) Licht
    • spouse: Clara Belle Tibbits
    • children: George Tibbits Licht
    • Richard Homer Licht
    • Organized and conducted Atelier Licht
    • New York Licht
    • 1908-1938 Licht
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    Born November 4, 1878
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