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Archibald Coleman Rogers, American architect. Decorated Navy Commendation medal; recipient Young Man of Year award Annapolis Junior Chamber of C., 1951; citation for design concept team National Transportation Seminar, Denver, 1969.


Rogers, Archibald Coleman was born on September 29, 1917 in Annapolis, Maryland, United States. Son of William Coleman and Margaret Bemiss (Bryan) Rogers.


Graduate, Lawrenceville School, 1935. Bachelor, Princeton, 1939. Master of Fine Arts in Architecture, Princeton, 1942.

Certificate in Naval Architecture, United States Naval Postgraduate School, 1943.


Draftsman Cross & Cross (architects), New York City, 1939-1940. Founder Rogers, Taliaferro & Lamb (architects), Annapolis, 1946, senior partner, 1946-1969. Chairman RTKL Associates, Inc.

(architects, planners), Baltimore, 1969-1976. Zoning commissioner, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 1946-1952. Lecturer Virginia Theological Seminary, 1967-1972.

Chairman Symposia on Urban Design, Soviet-American, 1968, Israeli-American, 1969, Indian-American, 1970. Member Maryland Architectural Registration Board, 1958-1967. Member Architectural Review Board, Washington, 1963-1966, Cincinnati, 1965-1970.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Design Concept Teams for Urban Freeways, 1966, The Monticello Fault, 1979. Designer: Cincinnati Downtown Plan, 1964.


Executive director Greater Baltimore Committee, 1955. Chairman Anne Arundel County Sanitary Commission, 1965. Member Maryland Arts Council, 1967-1968.

Trustee Princeton, 1972-1976. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past chapter president, committee chairman, national president 1973-1974).

Member American Institute Planners, Society Architectural Historians.


Married Lucia Bernardine Evans, July 12, 1947 (deceased May 1984). Children– Lucia Coleman (Mistress Murdock), Coleman. Married Eleanor Merryman Roszel, February 9, 1985.

William Coleman Rogers

Margaret Bemiss (Bryan) Rogers

Lucia Bernardine Evans

Eleanor Merryman Roszel

Lucia Coleman Rogers (Mistress Murdock)

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