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William Burnet Tuthill

William Burnet Tuthill, American architect.

Background

  • Tuthill, William Burnet was born on February 11, 1855 in New York City. Son of George and Jane (Price) Tuthill.

  • Education

    • Graduated from College City New York, 1875.

    Career

    • With R. M. Hunt, architect, 1875-1877. Private practice architecture, 1877-1929. Secretary Oratorio Society of New York, 1881-1917.

      Founder Society for Publication of America Music, 1919. Principal works include: Harlem Young Men’s Christian Association, 1888. (with Adler and Sullivan) Carnegie Hall (his greatest success, 1 of most acoustically perfect auditoriums in world), 1891.

      Princeton (New Jersey) Inn., 1893. Author: Practical Lessons in Architectural Drawing, 1881. The City Residence, Its Design and Construction, 1890.

    Works

    • Author: Practical Lessons in Architectural Drawing, 1881. The City Residence, Its Design and Construction, 1890.

    Connections

    • Married Henrietta Corwin, 1881, 1 daughter, 1 son.
    • father: George Tuthill
    • mother: Jane (Price) Tuthill
    • spouse: Henrietta Corwin
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    Born February 11, 1855
    Died August 25, 1929
    (aged 74)
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