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Allen Bartlit Pond

Allen Bartlit Pond, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects.

Background

  • Pond, Allen Bartlit was born on November 21, 1858 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Elihu Bartlit and Mary Barlow (Allen) Pond.

  • Education

    • Studied architecture.

    Career

    • In practice at Chicago, since 1886. Devotes considerable time to political and social movements. Trustee Hull House Association, and Gads Hill Center (social settlements), Bureau Public Efficiency.

      Director National Housing Association. Member Joint Committee on School Affairs. Member City Club Committee on Education, Union League Club Committee on Education.

      Member Illinois Society of Architects Committee on Municipal Arts. Member board directors Society for Prevention of Blindness. Member Commercial Club Education Committee.

      President Public Education Association, Chicago. Member general committee National Conference City Planning. Member Executive Committee Municipal Voters’ League, Chicago, 1896-1923.

      Member of advisory board to fuel administrator of Illinois, and director state organization, World War. Secretary war committee of Union League Club of Chicago (extensive propaganda), and special distribution agent of the United States Committee on Public Information. First chairman Board of Appeals under Zoning Law, Chicago, 1923-1927.

    Membership

    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects.

    Connections

    • father: Elihu Bartlit Pond
    • mother: Mary Barlow (Allen) Pond
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    Born November 21, 1858
    Died March 17, 1929
    (aged 70)
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