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Francis Desmond McGuire

Francis Desmond McGuire, American architect. Recipient 2d prize Fontivegge-Bellocchio International Urban Design Competition, Perugia, Italy, 1972; citation Progressive Architecture Design Awards, 1974; Merit award Massachusetts DCA Housing Competition, 1975. Member American Institute of Architects.


  • McGuire, Francis Desmond was born on December 29, 1943 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Francis Desmond and Emily Gresham (Sneed) McGuire.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell University, 1966. Master in Architecture, Harvard University, 1972.


    • Registered architect, Massachusetts, New Hampshire Volunteer architect Peace Corps, Tunis, Tunisia, 1966-1968. Urban designer National Capital Planning Commission, Washington, 1968-1970. Designer, project architect Perry, Dean & Stewart, Boston, 1970-1974.

      Project manager Hilgenhurst Associates, Boston, 1974-1975. Associate Darwish Architects S.R.L., Rome, 1975-1978. President Darwish Architects Inc., Boston, 1978-1981.

      Principal, partner Perry, Dean, Rogers & Partners, Boston, since 1981. Exhibitor group show of ideal houses Harcus Gallery, Boston, 1978.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member American Institute of Architects. Clubs: City, St. Botolph (vice president) (Boston).



    Skiing; salt water fishing. Travel; watercolorist. Collector furniture and engravings.


    • Married Deborah Rose Hanley, January 8, 1977.
    • father: Francis Desmond McGuire
    • mother: Emily Gresham (Sneed) McGuire
    • spouse: Deborah Rose Hanley
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    Born December 29, 1943
    (age 73)